I'm a self-taught product designer born and raised in Austria, now working from my office in Vienna — or wherever my laptop fits on a table.
I balance my career between running a freelance product design business and appointmed, a healthcare company I co-founded in 2016.
My career path is a little different than most.
I landed my first client at the age of 13 and found myself questioning the traditional education system around the same time. Ultimately, I decided it might not be the best way for me to get where I wanted to go in life.
After dropping out of school, I worked at a few different companies and agencies in Austria. During that time, I was able to dip my toes into more professional environments. I gained a lot of experience working with the Finnish Government on visitfinland.com, creating the first digital document storage solution for Austrian insurance carrier UNIQA and spending a lot of time in usability labs and on user interviews.
Combining my visual design skills with what I've learned during the more research heavy-projects, starting a business of my own was the natural next step. saismo was founded in January 2009, and I have been working with hundreds of businesses from all over the world since. From small bootstrapped startups to Fortune500 companies and everything in between.