Simon Braun – Digital Designer

Hello,
my name is Simon Braun. I am working as a digital designer 1 in Hamburg.

Currently: employed



Experience



Almato AG


Previously named Excelsis Informationssysteme AG and DATAGROUP Mobile Solutions AG

October 2015 – Present
Stuttgart and Hamburg, Germany


Independent App Developer


Part-time: accompanying my studies and work, one day a week since January 2017

June 2010 – Present
Stuttgart and Hamburg, Deutschland

Development and distribution of iOS Apps:




Co-Founder of skunkit UG (haftungsbeschränkt)


A three year adventure together with my brother Lukas Braun

January 2012 – January 2015
Stuttgart, Germany



Funding, developing, releasing and maintaining a privacy focused messenger for iOS. Field of experiences: company foundation, company management, trademark registration, successful crowdfunding, bookkeeping (SKR 04), developing a messenger protocol & an iPhone messenger app, maintaining a 24/7 service and public relations. The product didn’t require any personal data, did support multiple devices per account and had an intuitive and modern interface.


Education



Diplom Kommunikationsdesigner at the State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart, Germany

Under Niklaus Troxler, Alfred Seiland and Patrick Thomas. (The german Diploma equals an international Master degree)

October 2008 – June 2015
Stuttgart, Germany


Certificates



Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate, Online

About 20 days of online courses and exams

June 2019
Hamburg, Germany

Professional Scrum Product Owner, Online

June 2019
Stuttgart, Germany

Professional Scrum Master, Online

December 2017
Stuttgart, Germany


Certified Professional for Usability and User Experience – Foundation Level (CPUX-F)

February 2017
Stuttgart, Germany