Stefan Asemota

New Media Creative

Berlin, Germany
Goals:

• Meet the unprecedented design challenges that come with modern devices and software
• Propagate the importance of international design standards and their benefits
• Create sustainable usable and accessible user interfaces


Strengths:

• Early adopter, motivator, positive attitude, team player, warm-hearted character.
• Over a decade of experience in web user interface concept and design.
• Closely knit network of reliable and long-standing creative partners.
• Excellent sense of aesthetics, color and typography.


Memberships:

• Guild of Accessible Web Designers (GAWDS) - GAWDS is an international association of web designers and organizations that have made it their goal to promote accessibility and to comply with web standards.
• Webkrauts - The Webkrauts are committed to spreading the benefits of web standards in Germany.
• WaSP International Liaison Group –An international collective of web professionals promoting the global use of standards to ensure an equitable Web.
• German UPA (Usability Professionals Association) - The UPA supports those who promote and advance the development of usable products, reaching out to people who act as advocates for usability and the user experience

Work Experience

WeissFari New Media

Founder, Partner

UI / UX
Frontend Web development
Prototyping
Branding
Art Direction
Creative Direction
Artificial Intelligence
2010 - 2016

Moeller Ventures

Corporate Identity Design / Webdesign and Development

Webdesign (UI/UX)
Web Development
Prototyping
Branding
Art Direction



Successful branding and launch of Germany‘s largest RV rental service „campanda.com“
2010 - 2016 Germany

Campanda

Corporate Identity Design / Webdesign and Development

Screen design, user interface design, corporate identity design
Prototyping und Storyboarding
Compilation of design style guides and technical documents

Successful branding for Germany‘s largest RV rental service „campanda.com“
September 2012 - September 2014 Germany

Solarpraxis AG

Accessible Webdesign and Development

2009 - 2010 Berlin, Germany

Sunbeam GmbH

Accessible Webdesign and Development

Art Direction - design team
Concept and design, interaction design, icon design
Prototyping und Storyboarding
Accessibility /Usability testing - analysis and evaluation of websites
XHTML/CSS templates and click-dummies.

Successful branding and launch of Berlin’s Museums Portal
Accessibility Consulting for the German Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired
Membership - Usability Professionals Association
Requested author for Webstandards Magazine for professional interface design
Introduction of Social Media corporate strategy for Sunbeam/Solarpraxis
2006 - 2009 Germany

Art Ist Net GmbH

Creative Lead

Creative Lead - design team
Prototyping und Storyboarding
Accessibility Consulting and training of employees on accessible web design
Compilation of design style guides and technical documents
Accessibility testing - analysis and evaluation of websites

Introduction of accessible web design for company projects
Museums and the Web Award in the category „Innovation“ for the Berlinische Galerie
Elected member of GAWDS (Guild of Accessible Web Designers)
Supporter of ABI (Alliance for Accessible Information Technology)
Founder of Webstandards in Germany blog.
2004 - 2006 Germany

Self-Employed

Web Development & Creative Consulting

Elevator7 – Concept, design and production of corporate brand
Kondor Wessels GmbH – Development of „CityTools“ Flash Tool
Hypverband - Website Maintenance
Inic Internet Solutions GmbH – Concept and Motion graphics for a series of online marketing banners for Real Estate
Partnership with Elevator7 (Compact Box Project)
2003 - 2004 Berlin, Germany

Unic Internet Solutions GmbH

Art Director Online

Screen design, user interface design, corporate identity design
Prototyping und Storyboarding
Compilation of design style guides and technical documents

Successful branding for Germany‘s largest online rental service „erento.com“
Developed a series of interactive tools, that helped Unic Internet Solutions GmbH win several tenders in the real estate market.
2001 - 2003 Germany

Smartmedia GmbH

Junior Art Director

Screen design, user Interface design, identity design
Look and feel design, mood charts
Preparation of technical manuals and design style guide
Development of Flash animations, applications and CD-ROM presentations

Significant role in shaping the online image of the Smartmedia GmbH
Design and Actionscript coding of full Flash website for Smartmedia
Design review and re-development of existing company commercial material
1999 - 2001 Germany

MAX Werbeagentur

Graphic Designer, Desktop Publisher

Layout and design for corporate catalogs und print materials
Designing Newspaper Ads
1997 - 1998 Berlin, Germany

Ghana Agro Food Company

Commercial Designer, Product Manager

Corporate identity development, branding and packaging design
Development of a series of logos and labels on tuna cans and bags of food
1994 - 1996 Accra, Ghana

Schauspiel Frankfurt Am Main

Assistant Stage Designer, Actor

Scene drawing and storyboarding
Acted the role of a farmer in the play „Götz von Berlichingen
1992 - 1993 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Education

CIM Data Medienakademie

Certified Multimedia Production and Design Expert

1996 - 1997 Germany

CIM Data Medienakademie

Certified Desktop Publishing Expert

1993 - 1994 Germany

High School Of Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Scenography)

Stage Design, Kostume Design, Lighting Design, Art and Theater History, Model Building, Acting, Painting
1986 - 1991 Berlin, Germany

High School Of Arts, Weissensee

Foundation Studies

Typography, Drawing, Painting, Anatomy
1985 - 1986 Germany

Mayfield College

United Kingdom

Languages

English (Native),
German (Fluent),
French (Conversational),

Awards

Museums And The Web

Museums and the Web Award 2005 Category Innovation

2005

Skills

Accessibility, Adobe Creative Suite, AI Design, Art Direction, Bots, Branding, Confluence, Corporate Design, CSS3, Design, Flex, Flinto, GitHub, HTML, HTML5, Information Architecture, Interaction Design, InVision, Ixd, JavaScript, Jira , Jira , Principle, Scrum, Sketch, SublimeText, Subversion, Trello, UI, Usability, Ux, XHTML,