TJP

Interface- & Strategic Designer | Design M.A. | Interactive Media Design B.A.

Passionate about User Experience. Thoughtful design. Coding addicted.
Driven by shaping technology for the good of all.

Hi, my name is Tim J. Peters. I'm a Berlin-based Design Generalist with focus on interactive and strategic design.
As Head of UX & Strategy at SCHUMACHER — Brand + Interaction Design, I work with a talented team of designers, strategists and developers.
I completed my master's degree at FH;P's renowned Interface Design track in Potsdam. Previously and after I worked in different agencies for a range of clients from DAX30 to SMEs, NGOs and several exciting startups. Find my full CV below.

My passion is to create human centered concepts, services and applications with focus on sustainability, usability and purpose. My work is determined by the urge to make the world a better and easier place for everyone, starting with design and technology that puts the human in the forefront. My biggest strengths are the enthusiasm for what I do, my quick perception and ability to adapt to new challenges and fields quickly. Check out some of my favorite projects from the past.

Some of the topics I'm currently working on are: #futuremobility #ai #techethics

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Portfolio

Curriculum Vitae

Experience

SCHUMACHER – Brand + Interaction Design
Head of UX & Strategy

Together with the talented Team at SCHUMACHER, I help companies to build truly human-centered experiences and enable a culture of innovation from within.

2020 – Present
Interface- & Strategic Designer

Supported companies in building truly user-centered experiences and reshaping their brand experiences, brands and strategy. Started concurrent to my master's.

20192020
Berlin
quäntchen+glück
Interface- & Strategic Designer

Crafted and built smart digital products in a new-work oriented team. Supported companies in re-imagining their business to fit for a digital future.

FebruaryAugust 2017
Concept and Development
(Working Student)

Additional to my studies I did conceptional work, design/UX and development of state-of-the-art web applications in q+g's beautiful office in Darmstadt.

June 2016February 2017
Darmstadt
Intuity Media Lab
Interaction and Visual Design
(Intern)

Created futuristic concept from ideation and design to prototyping and business concept. Was involved in guiding industry leaders and startups on their way to digital business transformation.

October 2015March 2016
Stuttgart
Research Excellence Initiative of the State of Hesse
Junior Web Developer with
Focus on Mobile Web Experience

Research, design and development of adaptive and narrative multimedia systems which aim to find new, improved ways of human computer interaction. Located at my university. In partnership with business institutions like ULB and the Staedel Museum Frankfurt.

20132015
Darmstadt
TiPE-media.de
Webdesigner and -Developer
(Freelancer)

Design and create handmade unicums in the areas of web, UI and print for businesses, professionals and associations.
Especially the contact with my first real clients as well as the challenge of making my work fit perfectly to the needs of customers from different business segments endorsed and motivated me to get better every day.

20082012
Bad Vilbel
German Red Cross
Medical Civil Protection,
Operations and Training

As an Emergency Medical Officer, I support the local Red Cross chapter within civil protection, medical services and operations. I also provide support with training and act as a first responder from time to time.

2012 – Present
Darmstadt / Berlin
Emergency Medical Officer (FSJ)

Within a volunteer year in social services (FSJ) I supplied people in medical distress and drove the ambulance car at German Red Cross' emergency medical service. For this, I did the training to become a paramedic, which I still maintain until today.

October 2012September 2013
Langenselbold / Hanau
Parliament elections of my hometown, Hesse, Germany, and the EU
Volunteer Polling Officer

At different elections I helped counting the votes cast and review the propriety of the election.

20132016
Bad Vilbel
fh;p / University of Applied Sciences Potsdam
Master of Arts:
Design

Emphasis on AI and new mobility topics. Master’s project on the opportunities and challenges future mobility creates for society, businesses and cities from a strategic design standpoint. Graduated with distinction.

20172019
Potsdam / Berlin
Guest Talk at MIT

During my masters I took part in a cooperation course in the fields of digital humanities. This resulted in an invitation to the Massachusetts Intitute of Technology to speak about new ways of making a use out of art collections using artificial intelligence.

May 2018
Boston, USA
h_da / University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt
Bachelor of Arts:
Interactive Media Design

Gained skills in the fields of concept- and UX design, prototyping and coding. Started to reflect the work as a designer in a wider social and technological context. Interdisciplinary and project-based approach. Graduated with first-class honours.

20132017
Darmstadt
Cork Institute of Technology
Studies Abroad

Studied Multimedia B.A. Hons. at a partner university and got in touch with the beautiful country and friendly people of Ireland and with internationals from all around the world.

FebruaryJune 2015
Cork, Ireland
Freie Waldorfschule
Abitur
(University Entrace Qualification)

Emphasis on Mathematics and Politics
GPA: 1.4 (scale 1-6, 1: best)

19992012
Frankfurt
Usability Testessen Berlin
Co-Organiser

Enabling non-profits, small companies and start-ups to test the usability of their products and services in a fun and open event series.

20182020
Berlin
Speaker at Various Conferences
Talk: ‚From Design Thinkers and Makers'
The State of Strategic Design

December 2023
FH Potsdam
Talk: ‚Antifragility and Innovation'

CSR Day is one of Bavaria's largest networking events on sustainability. I spoke about how companies can position themselves more crisis-proof after Covid, what this means for leadership and employees and why digitalization, innovation and new work play a crucial role in this.

September 2020
8th Bavarian Sustainability Day, Munich
Talk: ‚Design-driven antifragility against crises'
May 2020
IHK Sustainability Day, Darmstadt
Workshop:
‚designing tomorrow's mobility'

September 2019
Zeit Online – Z2X, Festival der jungen Visionäre, Berlin
"Klartext, Frau Merkel", zdf (German television)
Spoke with Chancellor Merkel
in a Live TV Show

I've always had a distinct interest in the ongoing political debate about the balance between security and individual freedom and rights. In the run-up to the German federal election I was invited to argue with Angela Merkel about this topic at prime time in front of an audience of millions.

September 2017

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