My name is Timo Kuhn — This is my Résumé

I’m a Product and User Interface Deigner living in Chicago, IL.
+1 646-644-0554 · timo@newforms.ch

Professional Positions (USA)

May 2016 – Present · Dscout (Full-time)
I started here as a Senior Product Designer in 2016 but have since been promoted to lead all things design as their Design Director. I was the driving force behind the creation and adoption of a style guide and a design pattern library as well as their mobile app efforts.
June 2011 – May 2016 · Carbonmade (Full-time)
I’ve spent the last four years building the new Carbonmade experience and crafting their catalogue of themes.
Aug 2008 – June 2011 · Rockwell Group (Full-time)
Working on various print, identity, environmental and web-design projects. I was in charge of redesigning their web-presence, and I also created the website for Imagination Playground. (Both of which have since changed).
Feb 2005 – Jul 2008 · Rockwell Group / Studio Red (Freelance)
Working on various print, identity, environmental design and graphics for a Coca-Cola showroom in Atlanta, rebranding of Asbury Park and Absolut Vodka Suite in Las Vegas.
Aug 2004 – Oct 2004 · Rockwell Group (Freelance)
Developing wayfinding and signage for FAO-Schwarz in New York City.
May 2004 – Aug 2004 · I.D. Magazine
Helping out as Associate Art Director through the summer. Redesign of the corporate identity, new website, and layout of the magazine.
Nov 2002 – Jan 2004 · Rafael Viñoly Architects PC
Responsible for the redesign of the website, the new corporate identity, presentations and exhibitions for various Projects (World Trade Center, Beijing Olympic Swim-Stadium, European Central Bank)

Professional Positions (Switzerland)

Feb 2002 – Sep 2002 · Lars Müller Publishers
Typographical designer and responsible for pre-press procedures. Amongst other things, I worked on Helvetica and Herzog & de Meuron: Natural History and Rafael Viñoly Monograph.
Aug 2000 – Dec 2001 · soDA magazine
Responsible for the entire pre-press and production processes. As well as responsible for the website of soDA magazine. “On loan” from soDA to Citizen K in Paris, France as a lithographic advisor in August 2001.


1995 – 1999 · School of Visual Arts, Bern, Switzerland
Apprenticeship as Typographer. (Equivalent of a BA in Typography)


Society for Environmental Graphic Design
Merit Award, 2008, Reinventing The Globe: A Shakespearean Theater For The 21st Century
Merit Award, 2007, Absolut Find Your Flavor Suite
HOW Magazine
Winner, 2007, Absolut Find Your Flavor Suite


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