B I O

Born and raised in Berlin. Studies at Hochschule der Künste in Berlin.
Fine Art and Experimental Graphic-Design in the class of Prof. Lortz.
Worked inter alia at BBDO Connex, FCB Uniconsult as Art Director,
Dorland Grey as Creative Director also in Leipzig after the Wall came
down. Moved to Warsaw Head of Art at Ogilvy & Mather. Back to Berlin
work as Painter, Street-Photographer and Freelancer in Avertising.

Geboren und aufgewachsen in Berlin. Studium an der Hochschule
der Künste Berlin, Freie Malerei und experimentelle Grafik bei Prof. Lortz.
Arbeit als Art Director u.a. bei BBDO Connex, FCB Uniconsult, als
Creative Director Dorland Grey. auch in Leipzig nach dem Fall der Mauer.
Nach Warschau gezogen als Head of Art bei Ogilvy & Mather.
Zurück in Berlin mit Malerei und Street-Fotografie beschäftigt,
als Freelancer und Werbe-Allrounder.

Curriculum vitae · Rainer Jacob

2014 - 2004 Freelance Art Director · Painting and Photography
chrisashbrook.com website design and PR- Press release
University Merseburg, Website design, Marketing & E-commerce
Zeitanker, Subtitling Software, Website design, Interface-design, Icon-design
Video Documentation, Photography, Germany in Japan year 2005 / 2006.
Chris Ashbrook DoP, Shootingboards, Storyboards

2002 - 2003 Deputy General Manager
GCI · Grey Communication International Berlin
EnBW / Strategic Planning, Corporate Design / ATL, BTL

2001 - 2002 Painting · Warsaw - Berlin

1999 - 2001 Creative Director · Pozarowska Agencja Reklamowa Warszawa
Gruner & Jahr, Focus Magazine / TV-C, ATL
Gilette: Parker and Waterman / Illustration, Print /ATL,BTL Coordination for CEE
Carrefour Supermarkets / BTL, Billboards
Pioneer American Fund / ATL
Raiffeisen Bank / BTL
Ciech Chemical Industry / B2B
Superpharm Drugstores / ATL

1994 - 1999 Head of Art · Ogilvy & Mather Poland
Kraft·Jacobs·Suchard, Prince Polo Wafer / TV-C, Print, Promotions /ATL /B2C
Kraft·Jacobs·Suchard, Chocolate / TV-C for Rumania and Bulgaria
Ford Motors / Print, Billboards /ATL
Pepsi / TV-C, Print /ATL
Tricon, Kentucky Fried Chicken / Print, TV-C /ATL
SmithKline Beecham, Panadol, Tums / TV-C, Billboards /ATL
EB (Elblang) Brewery, EB Red Beer / Print, Billboards /ATL
Shell Helix / TV-C / ATL, BTL
Rothmans, Golden American Cigarettes / Print, Billboards /ATL
Duracell, Batteries, Print / ATL
Wprost Magazine (Weekly) / TV-C
Yellow Pages / TV-C, Billboards
Gazeta Bankowa, Bankers Weekly / Press
IBM / Coordination for CEE
Lech Brewery / Billboards
Polaroid / BTL

1993 - 1994 Freelance Creative Director
Melitta Coffee / Print,TV-C / ATL, BTL Introduction to Polish Market
Hotel Esterel Berlin / Launch, Print, BTL

1989 - 1993 Creative Director · Dorland Berlin - Leipzig
Fairs and Exhibitions Messe Leipzig / Relaunch, Corporate Identity / ATL, BTL
Newspaper Mitteldeutsche Zeitung Halle, Dumont Schauberg / Print, ATL
Wernesgrüner Brewery/ Print /ATL, BTL
Junge Welt (former GDR Newspaper) / Relaunch
Feuersozietät Insurance / Corporate Identity, Annual Report / ATL, BTL

1987 - 1989 Atelier im Hofgarten (own creative team)
Hotel Inter·Continental Berlin / Print / CI / ATL, BTL
Hotel Ramada Munich / CI
Hotel Steigenberger Berlin / CI
Raab Kärcher Security / ATL, BTL
Berliner Bank / BTL
Blub Badeparadies / Print, BTL

1985 - 1987 Freelance Art Director · FCB-Uniconsult Berlin
Berlin tut gut Tourism board / BTL, Magazine
Berliner Horticultural Exhibition / Corporate Identity, Print / ATL, BTL
B.A.T. / Lord Extra Cigarettes, Print, BTL
B.A.T. / Lincoln Tobacco, Display design
Berliner Bank / ATL
Berliner Kindl Brewery / ATL, BTL

1985 - 1986 Art Director · GKM
Gesellschaft für Kommunikation und Marketing
Atlas Film Distributor / Print, Posters, VHS cover design

1983 - 1984 Art Director · Connex / BBDO
Drospa Drugstores / Print, BTL
Gillette shaver / BTL
Meyers Supermarkets / ATL, BTL

1981 - 1983 Art Director · Tausch & Rüsse Werbeagentur
AMK · Fairs and Exhibitions Berlin / CI
Furniture Hübner / ATL
Getser Travemünde, Baltic Sea Ferries / BTL
Diessner Color / Corporate Identity & BTL
Sargotan Detergents / ATL, BTL

1980 - 1981 Graphic-Designer · Büchin Design (Industrial-Design)
Design studies for London Underground cars / Ohrenstein & Koppel

1979 - 1980 Graphic-Designer · Berlin Ministry of the Interior
Exhibition-Design „Better Chances for Disabled Workforce”

1979 Diploma as staatlich geprüfter Grafik-Designer

1973 - 1979 Hochschule der Künste Berlin
Visual Communication · Prof. Braun,
Experimental Graphic-Design · Prof. Lortz,
Fine Art · Prof. Knispel

1973 Silkscreen Printer Apprentice

1961 - 1972 Education

1955 born in Berlin