Sascha Mombartz, Designer in New York, NY, United States
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Sascha Mombartz

Verified Expert  in Design


New York, NY, United States
Toptal Member Since
February 9, 2016

Previously, Sascha worked at the New York Times and at Google's Creative Lab in New York as a web and interaction designer. After working on a retail and public opinion startup, he decided to start his own design practice. Sascha has also created Float, an iOS app that allows users to explore places through stories.


Work Experience

Co-Founder and Creative Director

2010 - 2011
  • Created the product's branding, collateral, and packaging.
  • Established the requirements for on- and offline components of the web application.
  • Designed the UX experience for a laptop bag customization tool.
  • Designed and illustrated an artwork library for laptop bags.
  • Set up a print production line and order workflow.
Technologies: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop


2009 - 2010
Google Creative Lab
  • Worked on Chrome browser ad campaigns.
  • Launched internal Google product campaigns.
  • Illustrated icons for the internal Wiki.
  • Created brand guidelines for Nexus One.
  • Designed posters for Android.
Technologies: CSS, HTML, Adobe After Effects, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop


2009 - 2009
New York Times
  • Oversaw the entire NYTimes web site as part of a small design team.
  • Created new modules for video players and breaking news headers and updated existing modules.
  • Worked with journalists to design, establish requirements, and go through feedback for special projects.
  • Updated the NYTimes iOS application's design.
  • Created the mobile design for Palm Pre NYTimes.
  • Collaborated with developers on various NYTimes websites and applications from the requirement stage through QA.
Technologies: CSS, HTML, Adobe Photoshop
2005 - 2009

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Visual Communication

Cooper Union - New York

2003 - 2005

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Communication Design

University of North Texas - Denton, Texas