Language and vision: these two media of understanding and creation have determined my life. I am a graduate of the Painting Faculty at the University of Arts as well as Romance Philology at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (Poland). Every day I learn and express myself through words, painting and design.
The main inspirations for my creative work come from popular music and videos. I capture moving pictures, selecting individual frames, and providing them with new meanings. The language and the word are of equal importance to me. My interest in linguistics has resulted in such projects as ‘Memento‘ and ‘Recursion‘, which are translations of spoken language mechanisms into the language of imaginary.
I’m also passionate about graphic design with a love for simple and clever concepts, whether that is through print or web.
After five years of working in several brand agencies and executing many commissions as a freelancer, I am now competent in all of the design phases from conception to guidelines and able to shift gears rapidly from thinking about the tiniest details to the overall direction of what I am working on.
I specialise in editorial design, corporate image and communication having an intuitive sense of what’s clear, clean and beautiful. I have been participated in many successful design projects working for clients such as Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin (RSB, Radio Symphony Orchestra Berlin), Spy Museum Berlin, a public owned real estate company Gesobau (city quarter Märkisches Viertel) and Deutsche Olympische Sportbund (DOSB, German Olympic Sports Confederation).
Lately, I branched out to explore digital design. While I have a passion for print, I have always been excited by digital platforms and its endless possibilities.
I’m currently working as a Senior Graphic Designer at Wargaming Europe, an international game developer and publisher, delivering elaborate, functional and reliable solutions over diverse media ranging from high-quality print to user-friendly interface design. The role of a creative digital designer is fluid and multidisciplinary, qualities that suit me as I like to be constantly challenged and see where that might lead. Furthermore some private design & art projects keeping me busy.
Have a look around and drop me a line if you like what you see!
I’m a graphic designer, painter and creative thinker based in Berlin. My approach is inquisitive and collaborative and I believe in big ideas, research and crafted aesthetic. I was born and grew up in the industrial city of Konin, Poland. Ever since I can remember, I’ve always held an interest for art and design, in some form or another. This sealed my fate and put me on the path to a lifelong ambition to become an artist.
At that time I was also fascinated by computers. That’s why after graduating from high school I studied IT for two years. As a result, my technical capabilities and understanding were greatly expanded. A few years later, I majored in Painting in college, attending the University of Arts in Poznan, eventually earning a MFA and graduating with honours in 2011. That same year I earned my bachelor’s degree in Romance philology. Like everything in my life, the idea of studying French was born of a true passion. I fell in love with it pretty instantly, thanks to inspiring teachers during my time at school. Studying two degrees at the same time was a challenge; nevertheless, I couldn’t give up on making my dreams a reality.
Upon graduation, I worked as a teaching assistant of prof. zw. Janusz Marciniak at the UAP. Although I enjoyed working with students, the life of an academic did not show any prospect for the future, so I chose a career in design. Kiwi Group was the first design agency I worked for. In addition, I was giving French classes to business professionals and companies. Both jobs made me realise what my potential was, opened my eyes to new experiences, and improved my professional skills.
In 2014 I made a life-changing decision and moved to Berlin. I was ready to push my career forward. Now, with 5 years in the industry, my experience includes work at Kiwi Group in Poland, Realgestalt GmbH, Iconic Consulting GmbH and Valmano GmbH in Berlin. As a designer, I was exposed to all stages of the design process from pitching to finished artwork and print production. The self-directed nature of the role allowed me to concurrently develop my aesthetic and discover my leadership skills.
Lately I like to focus on 3D and motion graphics. Solving problems leading to exciting challenges. Building products from the start and making things beautiful is what keeps me loving my job.
Areas of Expertise
Brand and Design strategy
Print and Publishing
available on request
An advanced knowledge of industry standard software; Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Acrobat Professional, Autodesk Maya. An understanding of HTML, CSS and the use of content management systems such as WordPress. Fluent in Mac & PC.
Sketching is a vital tool for the artist and designer to communicate ideas. As a professional I bring a background of relevant work experience and knowledge of different art techniques to whatever design I create. I am skilled in working with typography, colour, image and layout.
Pop-cultural sense of sacrum (Popkulturowe odczucie sacrum)
painting graduate exhibition, University of Arts (Poznan, Poland 2011)
Painting Studio XII at 10 Szewska Street (Poznan, Poland 2010)
Signum Gallery (Poznan, Poland 2009)
Heart to heart (Serce dla serca)
charity painting exhibition, hospital at Długa Street (Poznan, Poland 2009)
Painting Studio XII (XII Pracownia Malarstwa)
Contemporary Art Gallery (Wloclawek, Poland 2009)
Space in a work of art (Przestrzeń w dziele sztuki)
Inner Space Contemporary Art Gallery (Poznan, Poland 2007)
Judaism Festival, in the former apartment of a rabbi at 10 Szewska Street (Poznan, Poland 2007)
Last Supper (Ostatnia Wieczerza)
Jesuit Gallery (Poznan, Poland 2006)
participation in the 3rd Art and Social Activity Meeting in Rybojady: Happiness Workshop
(III Spotkanie Sztuki i Działań Społecznych w Rybojadach: Warsztaty Radości Życia)
participation in the 1st Art and Social Activity Meeting in Rybojady: Happiness Workshop
(I Spotkanie Sztuki i Działań Społecznych w Rybojadach: Warsztaty Radości Życia)
chairman of Audit Committee at the University of Arts in Poznan
I start every project by reviewing and analysing industry competitors, relevant projects and suitable references. Then I feed back to the client in a way that moves their understanding forward.
Once information has been supplied to shape by the client, I explore all possibilities. Initial ideas and concepts are presented for the client’s review.
Once a decision is made in which direction to develop, a more refined concept will be presented to the client. We will also discuss in more details, functions and features.
The final solution will be delivered, hitting the deadline.
Whether you’re interested in my artwork, thinking about sprucing up an existing design or hiring me, I’d love to hear from you. Let’s talk and see if we can make something work.
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