I’m Markus Kreutzer, a Strategic Designer and Technologist. I was born in a small town in Southern Germany, briefly lived in Barcelona, Berlin, New York City, Santiago de Chile and Valencia, and currently I’m based in Stuttgart and Berlin.
I work on services, products, systems, processes and experiences for a rapidly changing world with the purpose of creating desirable and lasting impact for humans and earth. My practice focuses on the strategic use of design and technology, and involves various disciplines from design research, service design, product design, experience design, interface design, visual design, creative technology, front-end development, digital storytelling, speculative design to strategic foresight.
Exploring the future of urban mobility as a Design Technologist at the Daimler and BMW subsdidiary moovel Lab.
Stuttgart / Berlin
Sep 2018 → present
Product Design Strategy
Developing strategies how to design multimodal mobility for African emerging cities on the example of Addis Ababa.
Mentoring students from the State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart in designing applications for future mobility in sub-saharan cities.
Writing about empathy as a tool to build trust with intangible technologies and machine intelligence, especially in self-driving car systems.
Open Source Software
Designing the second release of the Open Data Cam, an open source tool that uses machine learning to quantify the world.
Helping to design the AudioGait venture as a User Experience Consultant at the Design in Tech Accelerator DesignFarm Berlin.
Jun 2018 → Mar 2019
Collaborating with the design and research studio TheGreenEyl as a freelance Computational Designer.
Apr 2018 - Jun 2018
Generative Design Tool
Developing a tool to generate key visuals based on the MIT photo archive for the 150th anniversary of the MIT School of Architecture.
Prototyping the website for the Designed Realities Lab, a research and teaching platform led by Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby at The New School in New York.
Developing future mobility related tools and applications as a Design and Technology Intern at the Daimler subsdidiary moovel Lab.
Sep 2017 → Mar 2018
Domestic Data Streamers
Designing information experiences as an Interaction Design Intern at the design studio Domestic Data Streamers.
Aug 2016 → Jan 2017
Designing and developing an interactive installation for the Sapiens Exhibition about Ferran Adrià at the CosmoCaixa Museum.
Sound & Light Installation
Designing an immersive experience of user reactions to BuzzFeed articles for the companies conference in London.
Analyzing and visualizing consumer data from Absolut Nights Events in Barcelona.
Developing an interactive christmas card that includes a collection of the most popular Christmas songs.
Studying communication design at the University of Applied Sciences Berlin with a focus on interaction design and digital media explorations.
2013 → 2017
Prototyping a desktop application to collect, neutralize and trade personal data from Google Search.
Visualizing the daily interaction with digital information to understand its consumption.
Experimenting with interactive sound visualization and data-driven art.
Prototyping a legal term for personal data ownership rights.
Experimenting with data-driven creativity at the intersection of drawing and geography.
Studying graphic and product design as an Erasmus student at the Escola d'Art i Superior de Disseny de València.
Designing an interactive installation for public spaces to promote the regional spoken language, Valencian.
Prototyping a web application to play basic 909 beats with realtime visuals in the browser.
UPA Santiago de Chile
Studying graphic design as a DAAD student at the Universidad del Pacífico Santiago de Chile.
Santiago de Chile
Designing a processing-based game that communicates the importance of emigration and immigration for Chile.