Kemal Reza

Digital Designer

Leipzig, Germany
Designer with more than 11 years experiences working across digital design & development landscape.

Work Experience

Futuristic Minimalist

Freelance Digital Designer

Digital Designer for hire!
October 2017 - Present Germany

Spreadshirt

Digital Product Designer

I did some usability improvements of their custom t-shirt creator tool here.
April 2017 - September 2017 Germany

Datameer GmbH

Product Visual Designer

I joined this startup that built big data analytics tool as it presents a steep learning curve. The company is building a software that can analyse and visualise any kind of data, therefore presenting a difficult design problems on building their visual components and interfaces. They also present me with a rare opportunity to do a complete updates of their current UI design to be in line with modern UI design.

Big achievements here includes the successful UI redesign project for an application that is so technically complex, which we did through countless refactoring, design iterations, front-end implementations and QA review, all of which took more than 7 months to complete.
October 2014 - March 2017 Halle (Saale), Germany

Cliqz GmbH

Designer

This startup based in Munich were building the search engine for german-speakers market, which is the main reason I joined them as I would like to challenges myself to designing for a product that are being considered as an entry-point for anyone using the internet.

My main role here are researching methods and approaches to display information results in the most effective way possible.
May 2014 - September 2014 Munich, Germany

Ciao! - Shopping Guide GmbH

Web & Graphic Designer

The first company that I joined after I moved to Germany, it was web portal that offers price comparison services and community reviews for any goods being sold in the internet. It presents a very good opportunity for me to gain first-hand knowledge of modern e-commerce websites design problems.

As they are facing revenues and hit clicks problems when I first joined them, I've been tasked to help established a new visual identity for their efforts to kick-start their new strategy dealing with their main problems mentioned earlier.
February 2013 - April 2014 Munich, Germany

Creatur Media AS

Web Designer

I joined this small web agency as a remote worker, with the main intention to do more digital design projects for small to medium business. As my previous experiences mainly deals with bigger companies, I took this chance joining this wonderful agency to obtain complete sets of knowledges of design problems of commercial digital projects from small to big-multinational companies. It turns out to be very rewarding experiences as it gives me more creativity freedom that I didn't have up until this point.

The time spent with this team has proved to be one of my major highlights of my career, as I contributed significantly towards the development of the agency to become highly-established. I did this by delivering excellent designs that made clients smile and eventually recommended the agency to other companies, which in turns securing the agency position to be a long-lasting one from a "startup" position, which is their position when I first joined them.
April 2011 - January 2013 Trondheim, Norway

Magnivate

Digital Art Director & Producer

I joined this (at that time) rising digital agency to gain more knowledges on diverse type of commercial digital projects. With their lists of clients that includes many big multinational brands and each with their own unique brand positioning in the market, it presents itself as the sources of my learning to tackle a variations of screen-based design problems for their needs.

Project management and art directing are two skills that I mostly contributed during my employment here, which has helped them to become the biggest Indonesian digital agency in just two years time, through clients acquisitions and high quality works deliveries.
April 2010 - June 2011 Jakarta, Indonesia

Jenggala Keramik

Multimedia Designer

This boutique ceramic manufacturer company hired me to help them relaunched both of their offline and online marketing campaign that had been vacuum for several years. Main challenge here are identifying the right methods and tools to actually reached out to the intended target groups.

During my time here, I've helped them build their online branding presence, through creation of website, email newsletters, banners, while at the same time also oversee their offline branding design and developments.
July 2008 - March 2010 Bali, Indonesia

Crayon Digital

Multimedia Designer

I worked with this digital agency in their project to built web portal for a telecommunication provider that were the second biggest in the country at that time. This web portal functions mainly as their product marketing, public relations tools and account maintenance for their customers.

Accomplishment during my tenure here, was to help the design and development efforts to launch the web portal for the second biggest telecommunication provider in Indonesia at that time.
June 2007 - December 2007 Jakarta, Indonesia

Megaxus Infotech

Multimedia Designer

I worked with this startup gaming publisher to built their web portal that functions as the entry point for their users/players to become a member of community/forum, downloads and buys their games and maintenance of their accounts.

Through conceptualisation through the final launch of their web portal, that serves as the main "monetary" engine for the company, I've contributed my design and development skills to the first big success on my professional life.
September 2006 - May 2007 Jakarta, Indonesia

Education

Middlesex University

Diploma of Higher Education

Specialized in Multimedia Arts
April 2005 - April 2006 Singapore, Singapore

SAE Institute Amsterdam

Diploma

Creative Media Diploma
September 2003 - December 2004 Netherlands

Languages

Bahasa Indonesia (Native),
Bahasa Malaysia (Fluent),
English (Fluent),
Dutch (Advanced),
German (Conversational),