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About

Yannic Heintzen

Creative technologist, Multidisciplinary and Full Stack Designer

Yannic Heintzen ( * 1994, Freiburg) works in the realm of design and technology, exploring the possibilities of technology and how it can alter and enhance our perception of design and its influence on our society. …

… Starting with an bachelor study in design with an emphasis on photography, he takes inspiration from both moving and still images and the process of working with images. But with a heart for tech and programming, he is always drawn to other and new fields of design. From developing web applications, hardware prototypes with arduinos to AR-Filters. While studying in his masters in Communication Design at the HAW Hamburg he developed an even stronger interest in design theory and speculative design. Therefore he is driven to contribute to the discussion and development of design as an field of science. With years of experience in advertising agencys as an Art Director and Creative Technologist he spans graphic design, working with new technologies and web development in his creative process. Driven by the idea of ​​knowledge sharing as an elementary part of internet culture, he also works as a lecturer in order to pass on his knowledge to future designers.

For more information, full CV and portfolio please contact me:
hello @ yannic-heintzen . de

I'm available for freelance work and collaboration. Get in touch – particularly I'm interested in working in cultural and educational projects. If you are looking for a multidisciplinary designer don't hesitate to contact me.

Education

  • 2019 – today ⸺ Communication Design M.A. @ HAW Hamburg
  • 2013 – 2017 ⸺ Intergrated Design B.A. @ hKDM Freiburg

Work experience

  • 2021 – today ⸺ Creative Technologist @ Zum Goldenen Hirschen Hamburg
  • 2019 – 2021 ⸺ Junior Art Director @ Zum Goldenen Hirschen Hamburg
  • 2017 – 2019 ⸺ Junior New Media Development @ IMC AG Freiburg

Teaching

  • HS 2021 ⸺ Lectureship Brand Design @ Macromedia University (Hamburg, Munich, Berlin)
  • FS 2021 ⸺ Lectureship assistance for B.A. Communication Design @ HAW Hamburg
  • HS 2020 ⸺ Lectureship assistance for B.A. Communication Design @ HAW Hamburg
  • FS 2017 ⸺ Lectureship for Preparatory Design Studies @ Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, hKDM Freiburg

Exhibitions

  • DER ANDERE UND DER GLEICHE / L‘AUTRE ET LE MÊME @ Kunsthaus L6 Freiburg / Biennale de la Photographie de Mulhouse 18.06 – 31.07.2016 more
  • CORBUSIER REVISITED @ Weissenhofwerkstatt Stuttgart 20.05 – 22.05.2016 more
  • HEKTAR @ Regierungspräsidium Freiburg 23.03 – 05.04.2015

Worked for and with

  • Stadttheater Freiburg
  • Weissenhofwerkstatt Stuttgart
  • Kunsthaus L6 Freiburg
  • Regierungspräsidium Freiburg
  • Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, hKDM Freiburg (now Macromedia Freiburg)
  • Jazz und Rock Schulen Freiburg
  • Matthaei und Konsorten more

Network of very talented Friends ❤️

  • (in no particular order)
  • Katrin Bauer more
  • Pia Schröer more
  • Ronja Overländer more
  • Jasmin Rießle more
  • Katrin Krumm more
  • Svenja Kirsch more
  • Deborah Flierl more
  • Michaela Anderl
  • Hasibe Lesmann more
  • Marinus Klinksik more
  • Stephan Kraus
  • Tim Scheuermann more
  • Urs Grupp more
  • Paul Eslage more
  • Tom-Lucas Säger more
  • Felix Zepke more

Follow me on

instagram
github
are.na
linked-in
xing


Fonts used

Tech used

Three.js
Theatre.js
Parcel v2
TypeScript
PostHTML
Sass/scss
markdown
GLSL