Kare Koester

Selbstständig, Freelance graphic design & creative direction, Katana Graphic

Hamburg, Germany

Skills

Graphic Design
Printdesign
Graphic design
More than 10 years experience in graphic design.

Timeline

Professional experience for Kare Koester

  • Current 14 years and 5 months, since Jan 2010

    Freelance graphic design & creative direction

    Katana Graphic

    MAIN EMPHASIS: Apparel print design, logo design, prepress, typography, illustration, photo manipulation, album cover art, poster art, graphic user interfaces & web design. REFERENCES: zLabels GmbH, OTTO GmbH, NewEra, 1337 und so Gmbh, Studio111, Spicas Kommunikation APS, Breakbeat Paradise Recordings, PR Chokolade, Henning Stæhr A/S, GorillaGroove°, Trendelephant Ltd. and more...

  • 9 months, Feb 2015 - Oct 2015

    Retail Marketing Graphic Designer

    Dr. Rehfeld Fashion AG / Brandbase86 GmbH

    Graphic development of logos, corporate identities, lookbooks, campaign material, web content, E-Newsletters & sliders, acquisition booklets, trade fair- & point-of-sale material, poster- & flyer design, invitations, give-aways, CDs & DVDs, stickers & streamers.

  • 2 years, Nov 2013 - Oct 2015

    Apparel Print Designer

    Dr. Rehfeld Fashion AG / Brandbase86 GmbH

    Developing menswear graphics for the collection: Broadway NYC Fashion MAN

  • 1 year and 1 month, Oct 2012 - Oct 2013

    Apparel print designer - Mens fashion apparel

    zLabels GmbH

    MAIN EMPHASIS: Development of artworks and branding for t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, woven & knit wear such as: placement prints, all-over/repeat prints, knit patterns, badges & embroidery. FURTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Collection development, approval of print strike offs, trend research & store checking.

  • 2 years and 8 months, Jun 2007 - Jan 2010

    Apparel print designer - Young fashion apparel

    Bestseller A/S, Denmark

    MAIN EMPHASIS: Development of artworks and branding for t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, woven, knitwear, underwear & accessories such as: placement prints, all-over/repeat prints, knit patterns, badges & embroideries. collection development, trend research.

  • 2 years and 2 months, May 2005 - Jun 2007

    Graphic designer & creative director - Advertisement

    Spicas Kommunikation APS

    MAIN EMPHASIS: Including catalogue- & magazine setup, logo design, photo manipulation & postproduction, display design for stores & trade fairs, packaging design & trend research.

  • 2 months, Apr 2006 - May 2006

    Graphic designer - Media production

    Leithner eK. Intelligente Medienproduktionen

    MAIN EMPHASIS: Graphic interface design for web portal, merchandise design and photo editing.

  • 3 months, Sep 2005 - Nov 2005

    Graphic design intern - Business intelligence

    TARGIT A/S

    MAIN EMPHASIS: Graphic interface design for education program, prepress design, typography, illustration and photo editing.

  • 2 years, Sep 2000 - Aug 2002

    Graphic merchandiser & illustrator - Music & culture

    SYSSELTINGET VENUE

    MAIN EMPHASIS: Typographic and illustrative poster & flyer designs for concerts and events.

Educational background for Kare Koester

  • 1 year and 9 months, Aug 2003 - Apr 2005

    Graphic design, technology & business

    Institute of Applied Management (Nordjyllands Erhvervsakademi)

    - Crafts & Arts - Experience Economy

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • German

    Intermediate

  • Danish

    First language

Interests

Graphics & print design

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