Matthias Kroth

Angestellt, Head of Experience Design, S-Communication Services GmbH

Berlin, Germany

Skills

Management
Team Leading
Customer Experience Management
User Research
UX Strategy
User Experience
Design Sprints
Design Implementation
Agile Entwicklung
UX Consulting
User Centered Design
UX
UI
Automotive UX / UI
Embedded UX / UI
Connected Product UX
Figma

Timeline

Professional experience for Matthias Kroth

  • Current 2 years and 1 month, since Apr 2022

    Head of Experience Design

    S-Communication Services GmbH

    I lead a team of 18 fixed and multiple external interdisciplinary designers, from strategic to UX and UI design. I support product and project teams through the entire process, ranging from planning through executing to delivering prosperous, user-driven product and brand experiences across multiple touchpoints. I am responsible for strengthening and scaling the experience and design competence within our company and the Sparkasse organization.

  • 6 months, Sep 2021 - Feb 2022

    Head of Experience Design

    think moto
  • 3 years and 1 month, Aug 2018 - Aug 2021

    Director User Experience

    iconmobile GmbH

  • 2 years and 3 months, May 2016 - Jul 2018

    Lead User Experience Designer

    iconmobile GmbH

    As a lead user experience designer, I am working as a project and client lead for a wide range of national and international clients ranging from startups to fortune 500 companies and NGOs. Favorite Projects - Automotive Full Digital Cluster - Project/UX/UI Lead - 1.5 years, team of 12 - Automotive Augmented HUD - Project/UX/UI Lead - 8 month, team of 3 - Connected Premium Appliances - UX/UI Lead - 4+ years, var. teams - Connected eBike HMI Strategy - UX/UI Lead - 4 month, a team of 5

  • 1 year and 7 months, Nov 2014 - May 2016

    Senior User Experience Designer

    iconmobile GmbH

    As a senior user experience designer, I worked in a lead role on multiple projects for a wide range of international corporates and leading companies. With the primary focus on automotive and connected (embedded) products HMI, I also worked on app/web based projects.

  • 2 years and 3 months, Aug 2012 - Oct 2014

    User Experience Designer

    Iconmobile GmbH

    Worked in the field of UX on projects for multiple platforms (iOS & Android but most of the time on embedded systems) with a strong focus on visual design (style exploration, definition, and asset production).

  • 6 months, Mar 2012 - Aug 2012

    User Experience Design - Diploma (Augmented services for houshold appliances)

    Iconmobile GmbH

    Diploma thesis: "Augmented service in the context of household appliances - User focused product & service concept"

  • 6 months, Sep 2011 - Feb 2012

    User Experience Designer

    Iconmobile GmbH

    Design Exploration / Screendesign / Design Production / User Experience & Concept / Presentations / Illustration & Visualisation

  • 6 months, Sep 2009 - Feb 2010

    Product Design & Branded Experience

    Yellow Design

    Product Design / Concept Development & Visualization

Educational background for Matthias Kroth

  • 6 years, Sep 2006 - Aug 2012

    Industrial Design

    HS Darmstadt

    Product & industrial design / 3D Design / Product, service & business concepts / Visualization (2D, 3D, real models) / Design thinking & theory / Illustration

  • 3 years and 1 month, Sep 2000 - Sep 2003

    Apprenticeship Design Draftsman

    Linde AG

    3D Design & technical drawings of mechanical parts and assemblies for prototyping and mass production

Languages

  • German

    First language

  • English

    Fluent

Interests

Illustration
Arts
Furniture
Concerts
Movies
Traveling
Food

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