WORK

academic work, self initiated projects & commercial jobs

RILA MOUNTAIN

Corporate Design for a Craft Beer
Brewery from Bulgaria

RISE ABOVE THE NOISE

Smartphone Application and social networking platform for digital discourse

THE GLOW EDIT

Personal Branding for Kate Rooney, a global travel and lifestyle influencer, and her first swimwear collection

IMPERFECTION

Series of aesthetically shot

close-ups of scars

ELMSFEUER
MEXIKANER

Identity Design and marketing

concept for a give away kit of
Hamburg'scult drink

CHANGE OF PERSPECTIVE

Identity Design for the final

graduate exhibition in summer 2014

at the University of

Applied Sciences Augsburg

HERR KEUNER

Illustrations for Berthold Brecht's
"Geschichten vom Herrn Keuner", published by

"Büchergilde Augsburg"

ROUGH EDGES

Photographic abstraction of

modern achitecture

TRILEX

Corporate Design for a commercial
partnership of patent attorneys,

lawyers and tax consultants

Corporate video

RENK

TESTSYSTEM

Image film

SPRING FEVER

Data inquiry, analysis and

visualisation of climatic conditions

at spring-time

Fictional corporate concept for a commercial space travel provider

APEX.BEYOND
GRAVITY

–COMING SOON –

SO SHADY

–COMING SOON –

THE WOLSELEY

–COMING SOON –

KNDL

VITA

curriculum vitae

WORK EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION

FREELANCE
ART DIRECTOR

Our Social Collective, London

OSC is a retail start-up specialising in influencers and their personal brands. They strive to help influential individuals and businesses to communicate their core personality to the ever growing digital community.

I was leading Branding Projects and responsible for the Art Direction of Marketing Campaigns.

FREELANCE DESIGNER

Corbin&King, London

Chris Corbin and Jeremy King have been partners in business for nearly 40 years. Together, the pair have created some of London’s most iconic restaurants such as

The Wolseley. I was working in-house to further develop their existing hospitality brands.

FREELANCE DESIGNER

Anatomy Brands, London

FREELANCE DESIGNER

Euromonitor International, London

Euromonitor is the world’s leading independent provider of strategic market research. Within a small team I developed the visual brand of their most recent data analysis product, which is going to launch soon.

FREELANCE DESIGN & ART DIRECTION

Design & Art Direction for TriLex, London

During my postgraduate studies I worked as a graphic designer for TriLex, a law firm located in Munich. I was responsible for creating the company’s brand communication including the design of stationary items as well as developing their corporate website.

MASTER OF ARTS
GRAPHIC BRANDING & IDENTITY

University of the Arts, United Kingdom

London College of Communication

This MA course focuses on the role of visual identity within branding, with the aim to produce versatile and creative practitioners who understand design within a business, social and cultural context.

I explored the strategic thinking underlying brands and looked at how that strategy can drive creative expression.

 

Key aspects of academic learning in this the course

– process of reflection, broad exploration and understanding of the brand

– principles of brand & design literacy and visual grammar

– research methodologies in theory

– strategically plan the development of the Major Project

– collaborative work with external clients

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Team23, Augsburg, Germany

Team 23 is a design agency focused on digital media including web design, software design, user experiece (UX) and user interface (UI).
My role was to create websites and strategise customer journeys for various clients.

MOVING TO LONDON

FREELANCE DESIGN & ART DIRECTION

Design & Art Direction, Augsburg, Germany

During this period I developed visual indentities for small companies including the production of print collaterals, web design and photography.
I supported start-ups on a voluntary basis and also worked for charity (F.AU.ST e.V).

DESIGN STUDENT TRAINEE

Blackspace, Munich, Germany

KMS Blackspace develops and designs brand experiences

in the disciplines of spatial communication, motion design and customer experience design. I supported the design team in working for the following clients:

 

Osram | Palfinger | Heidelberger Druckmaschinen

Neff | Siemens | Pinakothek Art Galleries Munich

International patrons | Keller Menz | Audi

 

DESIGN INTERN

Blackspace, Munich, Germany

My tasks mainly involved branding in spatial communication like fairs and exhibition spaces, developing campaign themes and designing print media outcomes.

It was a great pleasure to have Verena Bublak with us and we thank her for her excellent contribution. We were pleased that she stayed on as a valuable member of our team as she took up a student trainee position subsequent to her internship. Quite apart from this we would like to wish her all the very best for her continuing career.”

 

Nina Wiemer (Design Director, Blackspace)

 

BACHELOR OF ARTS
VISUAL COMMUNICATION

University of Applied Sciences Augsburg, Germany

During my undergraduate studies I explored a wide range of creative fields. I appreciate the variety of the media within graphic branding and especially their interacting. Since the second year I focused on Branding and Visual Identity.

 

Practical Subjects

Visual Identity

Graphic Design

Illustration

Digital Media

Calligraphy

Typography

Photography

Screen Design

Animation

 

Theoretical Subjects

Design & Art History

Commercial Writing

Design Theory

Printmaking

Sociology

Media Theory

Business Administration

Rhetoric & Presentation Skills

 

Extracurricular Subjects

Communication of Body Language

Politics & Current Affairs

Communication Psychology

Intermediate Oral Communication in English

 

Gymnasium Ottobrunn, Munich, Germany

 

HIGHSCHOOL DEGREE

GERMAN ABITUR

DESIGN INTERN

KMS Team, Munich, Germany

KMS Team is a renowned agency for brand strategy, design and communication. This second internship in my career made me realise that the branding industry is the right place for me to work in as a designer.

DESIGN INTERN

Heye & Partner, Munich, Germany

As a high-school student I got the opportunity to get some first insights into the branding and advertising industry during the summer holidays. My wish to study communication design had intensified during that time.

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awards & puclications

AWARDS

'Certificate of Typographic Excellence' 2015

Type Directors Club New York (TDC)

'ADC Nagel Silber' 2015
Art Directors Club (ADC)

'ADC Auszeichnung' 2013
Art Directors Club (ADC)

PUBLICATIONS

PAGE Magzine – December, 2014

designmadeingermany – February, 2016

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CLIENTS I WORKED FOR

ABOUT

WHO I AM

I am a Graphic Designer specialised in Branding & Identity.

I like the challenge of thoughtful concepts and how they
drive the creative solution. Its strategic and solution-oriented
design approach is what makes Branding truly exciting for me.

I enjoy working multidisciplinary – never losing sight
of the big picture.

 

Verena Bublak

Graphic Design & Brand Strategy
Master of Arts


Born 1991 in Munich, Germany

Based  in London, UK

 

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SKILLS

work attitude

efficient
no waste of time and energy

questioning
challenging the status quo

explorative
finding a better way of doing things

focused
knowing what's really important

diplomatic
tactful in dealing with people

optimistic
confident and solution-oriented

far-sighted
looking one step beyond the current situation

reflective
constantly reconsidering own viewpoints

GERMAN
native

ENGLISH
fluent

SPANISH
basic

FRENCH
basic

SKILLS

LANGUAGES

adobe InDesign

adobe Illustrator

adobe Photoshop

adobe AfterEffects

adobe Muse

adobe lightroom

SKILLS

SOFTWARE AND TECHNICAL SKILLS

adobe premiere

cinema 4D

sketch

GOURMANDISE

PREDICT THE FUTURE

PLUCKING STRINGS

MOONWALK

SKILLS

EXTRA-PROFESSIONAL ABILITIES

ILLUSTRATION

 Interpretation and visual explanation of a text, concept or process, designed for integration
in published media

WEBDESIGN

 visual communication for digital media including web design, software design, user experiece (UX) and user interface (UI)

ANIMATION

 Creating digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application

EDITORIAL DESIGN

visual communication including typography and layouting for all kind of print products, e.g. books and magazines

PHOTOGRAPHY

Spanning fine art, documentary
and commercial practice and grounded in a technical understanding of the medium

BRANDING

communication methods to establish a distinct image, aiming to create a lasting impression in the minds of customers

SKILLS

EXPERTISE & SERVICES

SKILLS

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