Vita

portrait_mark_lukasMark Lukas studied Communicationdesign at Hochschule für Gestaltung in Schwäbisch Gmünd. In 2012 the Concepter and Designer of Digital User Interfaces worked with Intuity Media Lab in Stuttgart on Digital Services for Bosch AG and Gira Gierpiesen.

In 2015 he was graduating in Master of Interface Design with his Master-Thesis “Smelling Data” at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. Today he is researching and devoloping in future mobility as an User Experience Designer at Volkswagen Group Future Center Europe.

He is co-author of the book “Prototyping Interfaces – Interactive Sketching with vvvv”, which deals with the method of practical prototyping in the field of Interfacedesign. It is the first official book for the visual programming language vvvv.

Photo by: http://www.moritzfuchs.com

 

Education


10/2013 – 02/2015

 

University of Applied Sciences Potsdam
Interfacedesign (Master of Arts) 

10/2008 – 02/2012

 

University of Applied Sciences Schwäbisch Gmünd
Communicationdesign (Bachelor of Arts) 

03/2011 – 07/2011

 

FH Joanneum Graz, Austria
Informationdesign, Exchange Semester

10/2006 – 08/2007

 

University, Ulm
Computer Sciences (1 Semester)

 

Work


07/2016 – today

 

Volkswagen Group Future Center Europe, Potsdam
Senior User Experience Designer

05/2015 – 07/2016

 

Nolte & Lauth GmbH, Berlin
Concepter & UX Designer

06/2014 – 05/2015

 

Projekt FL², University of Applied Sciences Potsdam
Research Assistant

03/2012 – 06/2013

 

Verlag Hermann Schmidt, Mainz
Co-Author, Prototyping Interfaces – Interaktives Skizzieren mit vvvv

03/2012 – 03/2013

 

Intuity Media Lab GmbH, Stuttgart
Concepter & Interfacedesigner

08/2010 – 02/2011

 

ART+COM AG, Berlin
Intern, Communicationdesign & Interactiondesign

10/2009 – 02/2011

 

FORMAT magazine, Schwäbisch Gmünd
Designer, Photographer

01/2009 – 07/2010

 

University of Applied Sciences Schwäbisch Gmünd
Freelance Photographer

05/2007 – 05/2008

 

Dipool Gbr, Tübingen
Trainee, Print- and Digital Media

 

 

Skills


Software

 

Sketch, Frontify, Invision, Cinema4D, Adobe CS (AI, ID, Ps, Fl, Pr, AE), Office 365, iWork, Atlassian Confluence/JIRA

Basic Programming

 

vvvv, Processing, AS2/3, .NET Gadgeteer, HTML5 (CSS), WordPress

Languages

 

German (mother tongue), English (fluently), French (tourist level)

 

 

Teaching


10/2015

 

vvvv-Beginner workshop at Nolte & Lauth GmbH

10/2014

 

Creative Writing Workshop at University of Applied Sciences Potsdam
with Prof. Constanze Langer and Juliane Stutz

09/2014

 

vvvv-Beginner workshop at Retune Conference 2014
with Jochen Leinberger

10/2011

 

vvvv-Beginner Workshop at HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd
based on the BA-Thesis work