Frederic Savioz, Designer in Berlin, Germany
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Frederic Savioz

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Designer

Location
Berlin, Germany
Toptal Member Since
March 28, 2017

Frederic is a senior art director and creative director with more than 20 years of experience in branding, UI design, and advertising. He worked for various industries, including FMCG, banks, insurances, pet food, B2B, cryptocurrencies, startups, and more. He can count Nike, Adobe, Afla Romeo, Absolut Vodka, Jägermeister, and Volkswagen as clients. After gaining a master's in interactive art direction in Stockholm, Frederic founded the Kids—a digital and communication studio.

Portfolio

Work Experience

Creative Director

2014 - PRESENT
The Kids
  • Served as the creative director of www.thekids.eu—ensuring creative excellence for our clients. My day-to-day job ranges from strategic planning to creative direction and design execution.
  • Created an AI brand from scratch, including the strategy, design, Keynote presentation, and responsive website.
  • Designed a recruitment platform for developers along with the tone of voice and strategy.
  • Provided UI and UX of Vaultoror, a bitcoin to the gold exchange platform.
  • Supervised and wrote a script for a VR 360-degree commercial for Swiss Airlines.
  • Provided the creative direction and strategic positioning of a coding university in Berlin.
  • Worked on the creative direction and strategic positioning for the international organization of employers.
  • Ideated the creative direction for the launch of the Nike React 55 shoe through a WebGL mobile experiment.
Technologies: Visual Design, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Brand Design, Brand Guidelines, Web UI Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), UX Design, Presentation Design, Pitch Decks, Brand Development, Presentations, Marketing Design, Business Card Design, Microsoft PowerPoint, PowerPoint Design, Brand Identity, Brand Building, Website Redesign, Collateral Design, Social Media Design, Asana, Mobile Design, SaaS, B2B, Graphics, Poster Design, Photoshop CC, Digital Layout, Figma, Luxury Goods, Style Guides, Luxury Industry, UX Wireframes, Mockups, Adobe CC, Direct Mail, Brochure Design, Print Design, Stationery Design, Marketing Campaign Design, Corporate Design, Color Palettes, Logo Design, Brand Strategy, Digital Design, Illustration, Fintech, Ad Design, Color Theory, Report Design, Creative Thinking, Landing Page Design, Product Design, Book Cover Design, Visual Identity, Typography, Layout Design, Social Media, Banner Design, Exercise & Fitness, Shopify, Tone of Voice, Photography, Digital, UX Branding, Product Branding, Print, Brand Logos, AI Design, Email Design, Legal Technology (Legaltech), Advertisement Design, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Visual Design Language, eCommerce, eCommerce Design, eCommerce UX, eCommerce UI, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Trading, Cryptocurrency, Competitive Analysis, Brand Positioning, Consumer Products, Retail & Wholesale, Information Design, PowerPoint Templates, Brand Books, Project Design, Management Consulting, Document Design

Interactive Art Director

2014 - 2015
Hyper Island
  • Led the strategic repositioning of a gaming clothing brand.
  • Designed and performed UX research for a platform to help people with arthritis.
  • Led and won a pitch for IKEA on the topic of kitchens.
Technologies: Visual Design, Sketch, InVision, Adobe InDesign, Arduino, Adobe Photoshop, Facebook, Brand Design, Responsive Web Design (RWD), UX Design, Presentation Design, Pitch Decks, Brand Development, Presentations, Marketing Design, Business Card Design, Microsoft PowerPoint, PowerPoint Design, Brand Identity, Brand Building, Website Redesign, Collateral Design, Social Media Design, Asana, Mobile Design, SaaS, B2B, Graphics, Poster Design, Photoshop CC, Digital Layout, Figma, Luxury Goods, Style Guides, Luxury Industry, UX Wireframes, Mockups, Adobe CC, Direct Mail, Brochure Design, Print Design, Stationery Design, Marketing Campaign Design, Corporate Design, Color Palettes, Logo Design, Brand Strategy, Digital Design, Illustration, Fintech, Motion Graphics, Ad Design, Color Theory, Report Design, Creative Thinking, Landing Page Design, Product Design, Visual Identity, Typography, Layout Design, Social Media, Banner Design, Exercise & Fitness, Shopify, Tone of Voice, Photography, Digital, UX Branding, Product Branding, Digital Art, Print, Brand Logos, Email Design, Legal Technology (Legaltech), Advertisement Design, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Visual Design Language, eCommerce, eCommerce Design, eCommerce UX, eCommerce UI, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Trading, Cryptocurrency, Competitive Analysis, Brand Positioning, Consumer Products, Retail & Wholesale, Information Design, PowerPoint Templates, Brand Books, Project Design, Management Consulting, Document Design

Senior Art Director

2006 - 2014
Young & Rubicam
  • Led and directed teams of designers and developers on integrated websites and advertising campaigns for a variety of clients, including Alfa Romeo, Adobe, Caterpillar, Chupa Chups, Nestlé Purina, HSBC, and Winston.
  • Contributed significantly to many pitches, including Erste Bank, UEFA Champions League, Kinder, and UNAIDS.
  • Acted as the creative lead on advertising campaigns and website creation for clients in banking, aviation, watch-making, and numerous B2B business.
Technologies: Visual Design, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Brand Design, Animals, Responsive Web Design (RWD), UX Design, Presentation Design, Pitch Decks, Brand Development, Presentations, Marketing Design, Business Card Design, Microsoft PowerPoint, PowerPoint Design, Brand Identity, Brand Building, Website Redesign, Collateral Design, Social Media Design, Mobile Design, SaaS, B2B, Graphics, Poster Design, Photoshop CC, Digital Layout, Figma, Luxury Goods, Style Guides, Luxury Industry, UX Wireframes, Mockups, Adobe CC, Direct Mail, Brochure Design, Print Design, Stationery Design, Marketing Campaign Design, Corporate Design, Color Palettes, Logo Design, Brand Strategy, Digital Design, Illustration, Fintech, Motion Graphics, Ad Design, Report Design, Creative Thinking, Landing Page Design, Product Design, Book Cover Design, Visual Identity, Typography, Layout Design, Social Media, Banner Design, Exercise & Fitness, Shopify, Tone of Voice, Photography, Digital, UX Branding, Product Branding, Digital Art, Print, Brand Logos, Email Design, Legal Technology (Legaltech), Advertisement Design, Visual Design Language, eCommerce, eCommerce Design, eCommerce UX, eCommerce UI, Competitive Analysis, Brand Positioning, Consumer Products, Retail & Wholesale, Information Design, PowerPoint Templates, Brand Books, Document Design

Art Director

2004 - 2006
Rouvinez & Partners
  • Worked on advertising campaigns and websites for clients including PAM retail stores, Euromaster, and several midsize businesses.
Technologies: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Presentations, Marketing Design, Brand Identity, Brand Building, Collateral Design, Graphics, Photoshop CC, Figma, Luxury Goods, Style Guides, Luxury Industry, UX Wireframes, Mockups, Brochure Design, Print Design, Stationery Design, Marketing Campaign Design, Color Palettes, Logo Design, Digital Design, Motion Graphics, Report Design, Book Cover Design, Visual Identity, Layout Design, Social Media, Banner Design, Print, Brand Logos, Visual Design Language, Document Design

Graphic Designer

1999 - 2003
IGN
  • Created the graphic design for various printed material.
  • Worked on brand creation, branding, and logo designs.
Technologies: QuarkXpress, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Brand Building, Collateral Design, Photoshop CC, Luxury Industry, Brochure Design, Visual Identity, Print, Visual Design Language
2014 - 2015

Master's Degree in Interactive Art Direction

Hyper Island - Stockholm, Sweden

1999 - 2003

Bachelor's Degree in Design and Art Direction

Eracom - Lausanne, Switzerland

DECEMBER 2015 - PRESENT

HyperIsland

Diploma in Higher Vocational Education for Interactive Art Director

AUGUST 2003 - PRESENT

CFC

Swiss Government

Tools

Adobe InDesign, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop CC 2019, InDesign CC, Photoshop CC, Figma, Adobe CC, UXPin, After Effects 2017, Microsoft PowerPoint, Asana, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, QuarkXpress, InVision, Cinema 4D

Languages

Visual Design Language

Industry Expertise

Luxury Goods, Exercise & Fitness, Consumer Products, Retail & Wholesale

Platforms

Shopify, Arduino, Android, iOS

Other

User Interface (UI), Art Direction, Strategy, Digital, UI Branding, UI Design, Corporate Branding, Visual Design, Website Redesign, Web App UI, App UI, Logotype, Brand Guidelines, Logo Design, Branding, Graphic Design, Web App Design, Brand Building, Brand Identity, Web UI, Design, Web Design, PowerPoint Design, Presentation Design, Corporate Identity, Corporate Identity Design, Creative Direction, Brand Design, Web UI Design, Pitch Decks, Brand Development, Presentations, Marketing Design, Business Card Design, Landing Pages, Collateral Design, Social Media Design, SaaS, B2B, Graphics, Poster Design, Digital Layout, Style Guides, Mockups, Brochure Design, Print Design, Stationery Design, Marketing Campaign Design, Corporate Design, Color Palettes, Brand Strategy, Digital Design, Ad Design, Color Theory, Report Design, Creative Thinking, Visual Identity, Typography, Layout Design, Digital Art, Print, Brand Logos, Advertisement Design, Information Design, PowerPoint Templates, Brand Books, Project Design, Document Design, User Experience (UX), eCommerce, Websites, Paid Advertising, Responsive Design, Animals, Responsive Web Design (RWD), UX Design, Mobile Design, Dashboards, Luxury Industry, UX Wireframes, Direct Mail, Illustration, Fintech, Web UX Design, Wireframing, Landing Page Design, Product Design, Social Media, Banner Design, Lead Generation, Tone of Voice, Photography, UX Branding, Product Branding, AI Design, Email Design, Legal Technology (Legaltech), Artificial Intelligence (AI), eCommerce Design, eCommerce UX, eCommerce UI, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Trading, Cryptocurrency, Competitive Analysis, Brand Positioning, Management Consulting, Facebook, Art, UIP, Web Shops, Motion Graphics, Book Cover Design

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