Zane Amiralis


Employee, Design Manager / Advanced Digital Design, Daimler AG

Stuttgart, Germany


Interaction Design
User Experience Design
Design Research
New Product Design
Service Design
UX/UI Design
User Centred Design
Interface Design
Lean UX
Digital Prototyping
Design Strategy
User Interface Design
GUI Design


Professional experience for Zane Amiralis

  • Current 5 years and 10 months, since Jan 2016

    Design Manager / Advanced Digital Design

    Daimler AG

    Managing and growing a cross-disciplinary team of talented individuals in order to design future strategy and driving concepts for Mercedes-Benz / Daimler AG.

  • 11 months, Feb 2015 - Dec 2015

    Interaction Design Director (Contractor)

    Deutsche Post DHL Group

    Experience Design & Strategy for an eco-system of digital products.

  • 1 year and 5 months, Aug 2014 - Dec 2015

    Freelance Interaction Designer


  • 5 months, Aug 2014 - Dec 2014

    crowdfunding for


    hdmyboy connects your classic gameboy to your full hd television, projector or game capture device. Our Kickstarter was widely covered by the international press and supported by 200 backers who pledged a total of €25.000. As this fell short of our plan, we switched to a Plan B. Now, thanks to our prototype backers we are now continuing R&D in order to relaunch our campaign in March 2015. More information on: and

  • 9 months, Nov 2013 - Jul 2014

    Solo Traveller


    Travelled from The Netherlands to Turkey to Iran by train. Then through India and Nepal by train and bus.

  • 2 years, Oct 2011 - Sep 2013

    Director of Interaction Design


    As an Interaction Design Director at Method London, Zane pushes the Method approach, process and tools to deliver timely and creative solutions. His portfolio covers everything from medical and house appliances to media and finance, with clients including Thomson Reuters, SoftKinetic, Opera and Nokia.

  • 1 year and 6 months, Apr 2010 - Sep 2011

    Lead UX Designer


    Lead UX on media-focussed projects: remote based and gesture based 10-foot interfaces, web, iPad, iPhone applications.

  • 1 year and 2 months, Feb 2009 - Mar 2010

    Interaction Designer II

    frog design

    Design of an EPG, collaborated with tech team in WPF. Personalisation upgrade of mobile website of international media company. Design of digital brand guidelines for German energy company. Prototypes for full eco-system: web interface using AJAX, desktop using WPF and iPhone application. Bonus project on Microsoft Surface. New touch experience for Household Appliances. Delivered UX & prototypes for multiple devices. Design of medical future vision with non-digital tangible interactions.

  • 1 year and 4 months, Oct 2007 - Jan 2009

    Interaction Designer

    frog design

    I have experience in UX design over an array of platforms, such as: (mobile) websites, desktop applications, multi-touch iphone applications and 10 foot interfaces. I lean very much towards the technical side and mostly lead the part of the track in which basic concepts, mostly still in wireframe-style need to be proved and demonstrated within their relevant technologies.

Educational background for Zane Amiralis

  • 2003 - 2007

    Industrial Design

    Eindhoven University of Technology

    Tangible Interaction / Semantics of motion


  • English

    First language

  • German


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