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Johannes Schmidt is a Berlin-based designer and entrepreneur working at Minge+Schmidt, previously at Google and Native Instruments. His practice spans product design, branding, and research.
As a designer, Johannes strives to create experiences that make people care. Therefore, identifying opportunities and shaping solutions where others only see problems are fundamental to his work. To achieve that, he conducts research and follows a holistic design approach. Driven by passion and curiosity, he consistently aims for innovative results that outlast tomorrow.
During the last few years, Johannes has launched numerous apps, websites, and platforms and co-founded a start-up and a design studio in Berlin. He has collaborated with various creatives, developers, early-stage start-ups, and international brands such as Google, Volkswagen, Arte, and Native Instruments. Besides work, he is a passionate sportsman who's always up for new challenges in triathlon and other endurance sports.
Capabilities & services:

Art Direction, Creative Direction, Concept Development, Brand Identities, Ideation, Design Systems, Graphic Design, MVP Building, Print Matters, Product Design, Prototyping, Research, Strategy, UX/UI Design

Clients & collaborators:

Google, Arte, Volkswagen, Native Instruments, Zero360, HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Yoona.ai, The Circuit Board, Descript, Mataono, Noahworks, Female Business Angels, Auxxo Investments, Big Sun, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter, Technical University Berlin, Art Academy Berlin, Onlinetheater.Live, Bright Content, Mabe Solutions, Studio Kern, Knoweaux
What they say:
"Johannes brings unbridled energy, creative thinking and sharp design skills to the table. His appetite for new and engaging projects is inspiring and his design acumen is impressive. Johannes helped designed a brand identity for me with consideration and flair and I'd recommend him to anyone looking for creative support." (Andrew Burton, Managing Director at The Circuit Board)
"Johannes is a super passionate and creative designer with extensive skills for digital design. He has a very good sense of the latest trends and sophisticated artworks. Johannes translates existing guidelines easily in a very modern and creative way. He always executed his work with a decent style and a high attention to details. Last but not least, he is a very friendly and nice person. For me and the team at Native Instruments it was always a pleasure to work with him." (Adrian Theiner, Head of Art at Native Instruments)
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