dan nessler
digital experience designer

Professional Experience & CV

10 years of professional experience in the digital, design, communication and advertising industry. 

 

UX Director at Hinderling Volkart
February 2017 - current


Digital Experience Design Master Student at Hyperisland, Manchester, UK
January 2016 - current

In the scope of my MA industry research project at Hyper Island I am collaborating with Hinderling Volkart to tackle the following research question: How might we design interactions and experiences for new and no user interfaces (NNUI), relating to bots, conversational UI and AI. 


Guest Lecturer at Bern University of the Arts | Hochschule der Künste Bern
May 2016 - current

  • Guest lecturer in MA Communication Design – Module: "Cross Medial Communication Strategie"
  • Teaching: 
    > HCD / Design Thinking process / Double Diamond Design approach
    > Storytelling
    > Marketing

Digital Architect at Scholz & Friends Schweiz AG, Zürich, Switzerland
December 2013 - January 2016 (2 years 2 months)

  • Lead in Digital Planning, Strategy and Conception
  • Lead in UX-Design
  • Information Architecture
  • Digital Creation (from low to high fidelity wireframes/prototypes)

Clients: USM, Engadin St. Moritz, Emmi, Coop (pitch win), World Vision, FC* & more


Digital Specialist & Consultant at Jung von Matt/Limmat, Zürich, Switzerland
November 2009 - November 2013 (4 years 1 month)

  • Digital Planning and Conception
  • Informationen Architecture
  • Project Management and Coordination

Clients: Migros, Mercedes, Smart, Swisscom, Exersuisse, Graubünden, Flughafen Zürich, Rivella, Helsana, Sky-Frame, ABB, Migros-Bank, Wernli, Schweizerische Jugendherbergen & more


Guest Lecturer at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste | University of the Arts, Zürich Switzerland
2012

  • Guest lecturer CAST/Audiovisual media

Online consultant & project manager (freelance/self employed) at Publicis, Zürich, Switzerland

  • August 2009 - October 2009 (3 months)
  • Digital Planning and Conception
  • Informationen Architecture
  • Project Management and Coordination
  • Clients: Emmentaler (via. SFLB), V-Zug, Nobel Biocare, Findus, World Vision & more

Chief Editor / Project and Online Manger (freelance/self employed) at Rawcut Creative Studio, Zürich, Switzerland
November 2008 - September 2009 (11 months)

  • Editorial Lead of The Red Flag magazine
  • Copywriting and Art Direction (text)
  • Translations – German/English
  • Digital Planning and Conception
  • Informationen Architecture
  • Project Management and Coordination

Clients: Messe München GmbH / The Red Flag Magazine, Colin's Jeans & more


Web Project Manager at .nemos GmbH, Zürich, Switzerland (bought by publicis)
November 2007 - November 2008 (1 year 1 month)

  • Digital Planning and Conception
  • Informationen Architecture
  • Project Management and Coordination

Clients: Carlsberg, Feldschlösschen, TA-Media/Newsnet, Die Post/Postmail, SFLB, Mövenpick, Bindella, Mobitare, Kjus, ISA Bodywear & more


Cross Media Intern at Büro Nord GmbH, Zürich, Switzerland
October 2006 - December 2006 (3 months) 

  • General Project Management and Coordination
  • Event Management
  • Basic graphic design jobs
  • Copywriting

Bachelor in Business Communication, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, School of Business, Department of Languages and Communication, Lucerne, 2007
October 2005 - October 2007

  • Focus: Online Communication, Marketing, PR&Journalism

Nope. That's not it...

There is even more if you visit my linkedin profile or you can contact me if you want a full version of my CV as PDF.