Katja Alissa Mueller

Katja Alissa Mueller

Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Katja Alissa Mueller

Katja Alissa Mueller

Creative DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Creative Director and Design Director, helping ambitious purpose-led brands thrive through design, vision and strategy. •••••• Award-winning creative director and design director with over a decade experience and a focus on conceptual, hands-on and strategic creative development. My passion lies in distilling complex ideas into simple, beautiful and engaging creative solutions, working across a variety of industries and expertise, fuelling the potential in people, and collaborating and learning from others. I enjoy working on sustainable lifestyle and self-care projects that purposefully help shape design and culture, and am a firm believer that an emotional response is the best indicator of truly great craft. For more work snippets and a lot of plants head to my instagram @katjaalissamueller
Projects
  • Courier Media
    Courier MediaI worked at the helm of creativity across Courier leading a team of 5 core designers and numerous external talent. Under my direction during this maternity cover, we produced our bi-monthly magazine; printed guides; large scale commercial projects for brands such as Mailchimp and Instagram; special projects like Trend Reports or Fresh Fund, a cash grant supporting black business owners; and a vast range of digital output across websites, newsletters, social and film.
  • AllBright
    AllBrightI create and lead design, art direction and design management for AllBright across their entire brand universe: from member clubs, social media, events, academy courses to digital membership offerings.
  • Fjord Trends 2020
    Fjord Trends 2020Design and art direction for the Fjord Trends 2020 report, highlighting trends and predictions for technology, business, society, and design. _ This years’ trend report from Fjord/Accenture manifests ideas around realigning the fundamentals: our impact on the world, changing priorities, times of activism and the power for positive change.

The design direction is intrinsically linked to the active nature of its content: Dadaesque, protest inspired illustrations, bespoke typographic nuances, car
  • PETRIe Magazine
    PETRIe MagazineDesign and art direction, responsible for entire editorial print redesign, aligning strategic vision and visual language.
  • SheSays London
    SheSays LondonDesign lead at SheSays London, creating a distinct visual language as well as campaigns that help advance our members' careers. — SheSays is an award-winning global non-profit organisation focused on the engagement, education and advancement of women in the creative industries. I joined at the beginning of 2019, tasked with overseeing the conceptual visual side and to raise brand awareness. Based on our global branding, I’ve established a distinct visual language for our London chapter and wo
  • Data Art — turn your data into art
    Data Art — turn your data into artDesign lead and collaborative concept creating a digital platform, analysing tweets based on their emotions. — Twitter is a great place to let off steam and share your views with the world. But have you ever stopped to think about how others might see emotions – such as happiness, anger, calm or sadness — behind your words? We’ve created Data Art, a digital data system that analyses tweets for six different types of emotions and turns them into a bespoke piece of animated art. As lead designer
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Projects credited in
  • SAMSUNG | The Space Bus
    SAMSUNG | The Space BusSamsung were keen to leverage their partnership with the Science Museum in order to get school children thinking about a future in the sciences. At a time when young people's interest in STEM subjects was rapidly declining, we were challenged to create something that would make a genuine impact. The Science Museum had just aquired Tim Peake's Soyuz TMA-19M capsule and were planning to take it on a country-wide tour. This presented us with an opportunity to design an experience that might just
  • Top 10: career advice tips for 2022
    Top 10: career advice tips for 2022Job hunting? Thinking of pivoting your career? Struggling with motivation? Wanting to grow your network? We’ve got you! We’ve put together our top 10 career-related questions for 2022 to help you navigate through the year ahead, no matter if you’re just starting out, or already have experience in the industry. Click through to see insights, advice and top tips from industry mentors and our brilliant Dots community. Got some thoughts of your own? Please add your own wisdom if you have anything
  • International Women’s Day 2021, meet 100 rising stars inspiring change
    International Women’s Day 2021, meet 100 rising stars inspiring changeWe still have a way to go when it comes to improving gender diversity and equality in the creative, tech and digital industries – which is why it is so important for us, as a platform, to use our force for good. We’re thrilled to be releasing our annual list celebrating and shining a spotlight on 100+ rising stars from underrepresented gender identities – as nominated by The Dots community – who are transforming the industry of today and inspiring the generation of tomorrow. The list beams wit
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Work history
    Informed logo
    Informed logo
    Creative DirectorInformed
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Informed is on a mission to build the next go-to app for journalism. A news aggregator that draws from the world’s most credible sources and offers various perspectives on a topic from mainstream and independent publications, authors, newsletters, thought leaders and more.
    She Says logo
    She Says logo
    Committee MemberShe Says
    London, United KingdomFreelance
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Skills
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Design Direction
  • Digital Design
  • Branding
  • Concept Development
  • Brand Development
  • TOV
  • Communication Strategy
  • Creative Consultancy
  • Creative Design
  • Leadership
  • Creative Direction
  • Creative Development
Education
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    MA Graphic DesignLondon College of Communication, UAL
     - London, United Kingdom
    Research topic: ‹The graphic designer as manipulator of meaning: a study of the singular photographic image of men on contemporary independent magazine covers.› Theoretical and practical approach to graphic design, with a focus on the relationship between word and image and the creation of meaning through semiotics.
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    BA Style & DesignZürcher Hochschule der Künste / University of the arts Zurich
     - Zürich, Switzerland
    With a major in trend and future research and conceptual design.
Awards
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    Silver in the category publishing for ‘PETRIe Magazine 69 — Extinction’Creativepool Awards
    Creative Equals logo
    Creative Equals logo
    Future Leaders Training ProgrammeCreative Equals
    Selected for Creative Equals Future Leaders Training Programme. May – Aug 2019
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