Thomas Petrach

Employee, Head of Product Design,

Berlin, Germany


Product Design
User Experience Design
User Inferface Design
UX Strategy
Application Design
Design Thinking
Service Design
Interface Design
Interaction Design
Software Design
iPhone Apps
Web-basierte Anwendungen
Software as a Service (SaaS)
User Centered Design
UX Design


Professional experience for Thomas Petrach

  • Current 2 years and 10 months, since Nov 2018

    Head of Product Design

  • Current 13 years and 8 months, since Jan 2008

    Freelancer Product Design UI/UX

    Thomas Petrach

  • 1 year and 9 months, Feb 2017 - Oct 2018

    UX Strategist

    Plunet GmbH

    Plunet is the leading management and workflow software for translation businesses. My Role As a strategist I help Plunet to face project dilemmas and realise dreams by using a combination of methods from the fields of design thinking, business strategy and Lean UX. I help interdisciplinary teams to define project objectives, question emerging solutions critically, and test MVP prototypes.

  • 10 months, Aug 2017 - May 2018

    Senior Product Designer

    Happy Parents Software GmbH

    Luna converts two iOS devices into one secure baby monitor with unlimited range. You'll always have a baby monitor at hand when you need one.

  • 4 years and 3 months, Jan 2014 - Mar 2018

    Co-Founder, Lead Service Designer

    obergudt UG

    obergudt provides a way to obtain good locally produced food directly from the best producers, farmers, bakers, microbreweries and beekeepers around. As a co-founder, I was able to shape the company's vision and brand from the beginning. I got a deep insight into the startup world and I learnt to pitch ideas 
to fail — many times.

  • 7 years and 10 months, Nov 2008 - Aug 2016

    Senior Product Designer

    Plunet GmbH

    Plunet is the leading management and workflow software for translation businesses. • Reorientation of design processes (solving problems and improving the product) • Make User Centered Design part of our workflows • Integration of new design processes (Lean UX) into existing development processes • Planning, implementation and evaluation of user research methods • Create Lo-Fi, Hi-Fi & HTML prototypes

  • 2 years, May 2013 - Apr 2015

    UX/UI Designer

    Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft, Geschäftsstelle

    On the online ”Earth System Knowledge Platform (ESKP)”, scientists from eight research centres of the Helmholtz Association present a wide range of information on topics from the “Earth System” research area.

  • 1 year and 10 months, Mar 2012 - Dec 2013

    Interface Desinger

    Deutsches Archäologisches Institut

  • 2 years and 4 months, Sep 2010 - Dec 2012

    Interaction Designer

    Aperto AG

    Senior Designer

  • 3 months, Jul 2012 - Sep 2012

    Interaction Designer

    KircherBurkhardt GmbH

  • 3 years and 7 months, Jan 2008 - Jul 2011

    Interaction Designer

    WE DO communication GmbH GWA

    Freelance Art Direction

  • 1 year and 7 months, Jun 2007 - Dec 2008


    Torius GmbH

  • 6 months, Jan 2007 - Jun 2007

    Prakti Kreation

    WE DO communication GmbH GWA

Educational background for Thomas Petrach

  • 5 years and 9 months, Oct 2011 - Jun 2017


    FH Potsdam

    UX Design, Service Design, HCI

  • 3 years and 1 month, Jan 2001 - Jan 2004




  • German

    First language

  • English


  • French



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