George Tounas is a Graduate Designer, Art Director and Frontend Developer with over 12 years of professional experience

Expertise through talent, studies and professional experience

He produces high quality digital, screen, web, print, ui/ux, app and corporate design and also has excellent analytical, conceptual and presentational skills. Before his career George studied Communication Design for 5 years at the University of Applied Sciences Mannheim and the T.E.I. of Athens, and is a Graduate Designer (Master of Fine Arts), back then with an overall grade of 1.9 (good). Upon high school graduation he received the prize for outstanding performances in fine arts (drawing, painting and fine art history). He is fluent in German, English and Greek, and also knows some French.

In the field of digital, screen and web design George creates aesthetic, functional and individually designed sites with a mobile-first design philosophy and with a responsive web design, adapting flexibly to all screen sizes of all devices. He sets special value on user-friendly navigation, optimized graphics and correct HTML and CSS code. In addition he polishes websites with JavaScript functionalities and effects. In the field of print design George produces high quality and creative catalogues, ads, brochures, flyers, newspapers, etc. also as campaigns. With masterly image editing, retouching and composing skills he creates visually appealing designs. He also does final drawings and checks the print data PDF. In addition he writes (ad) texts, makes mood- and storyboards, and has skills and experiences in icon design, e-commerce, app design, SEO, filming, photography, painting and drawing.

Career notes:

Since 03/2018 he`s employed as Art Director at ITM ideas that matter Advertising Agency in full-time unlimited with focus on digital and classic design (art direction, creative direction, concepts, web, screen, print, app design, storyboards, video editing, animation, etc.) and also frontend and web development.

From 10/2016 till 02/2018 he was successfully employed as Art Director Digital at Leonhardt & Kern Advertising Agency of Schmittgall Group in full-time unlimited with main focus on digital (web, screen, app design, etc.), concepts and frontend development, but also in the fields print and film (print design, storyboards, video editing, animation, etc.). At the group he also worked for the partner agencies Tower 5 and t5 content, receiving unofficially the additional job title "Head of Design".

From 08/2011 till 09/2016 he was successfully employed as Media Designer at software company COM-ACTIVE in full-time unlimited over 5 years with main focus on web, screen, print, app design and frontend development.

From 05/2007 till 05/2009 he was successfully employed as DTP Media Designer at BENZ Sport in full-time over 2 years with main focus on print design and catalogue production.

From 03/2006 till 09/2006 he was successfully employed as Graphic Designer at GSK Advertising Agency in full-time with main focus on print, screen and web design.

Since 2004 and meantime of the permanent positions he worked successfully as a freelancer for clients like Alcatel-Lucent, FK Automotive, Porsche, UDG United Digital Group, etc.

Software proficiency:

Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Experience Design XD, Sketch, Illustrator, After Effects, Animate, Premiere, Sony Movie Studio, Flash, Responsive Web Design, Frontend-Development, HTML, HTML 5, CSS, CSS3, Sass (basics), Less (basics), jQuery (basics), JavaScript (basics), PHP (basics), SEO On-Page-Optimierung, Acrobat, Word, PowerPoint, Excel (basics), QuarkX-Press, Dataform (basics), CMS, MODX, WordPress, DNN, Android Studio (basics), XML (basics), ActionScript (basics), Cinema 4D (basics), 3ds Max (basics), Google Analytics (basics), etc.

Client references design:

Alcatel-Lucent, Amic Software Company, aniba Design, antenne 1, beejees.communication, Benz Sport, beTravel, Café-Bar Village, Com-Active, Daimler, Dangel-Metall, Delícimus, Edition Gollong, Euroma Sport, FK Automotive, Fratufa, GaVI, GS Computersysteme, heimkinomarkt.de, Hugo Boss, jazzaktion.de, Jung von Matt, Krempel-Group, Kreissparkasse, L-Bank, Leonhardt & Kern Advertising Agency, Mercedes-Benz, Metabolic Balance, Porsche, RTK Regeltechnik (Circor), Sana Essence, Schott, SDK, SSB, t5 content Digital Marketing, Taurus-Kunstkarten, Tower 5, UDG United Digital Group, Volksbank, Weishaupt, Wiedmann & Winz, welcom.e TV

Client references promotion:

Sky, Loewe, Lufthansa, BMW Mini, Kabel BW, Deutsche Bahn, Peek & Cloppenburg, Roland, Metaxa, Vodafone

CV / Resume on request, on Xing and on Linkedin

Work samples:

Showcase of design work and services George Tounas provided for various projects – described in detail on particular screenshots. All rights of client projects are reserved by the clients and/or service agencies/companies.

Work samples after 10/2016 on request. / Arbeitsproben nach 10/2016 auf Anfrage.


Client: Software Company AMIC® – Project: Website redesign – Services provided: Art direction, responsive web design, screen design, graphics, image and text edit, HTML, CSS and jQuery based on DNN. © Software Company AMIC® and COM-ACTIVE GmbH (2016)
Website online: www.amic.de


Client: Dangel-Metall – Project: Website redesign – Services provided: Art direction, responsive web design, screen design, graphics, image and text edit, HTML, CSS and jQuery based on DNN. © Dangel-Metall GmbH and COM-ACTIVE GmbH (2015)
Website online: www.dangel-metall.de


Client: L-Bank, Jung von Matt – Project: Accreditation landing pages, administration tool and app for L-Bank WiFo 2014, 2015 and 2016 events – Services provided: Responsive web and app design, graphics, HTML, CSS, jQuery, XML and image edit. © L-Bank, Jung von Matt Aktiengesellschaft and COM-ACTIVE GmbH (2014-2016)


Project: One page website for event management tool CA-INVIT – Services provided: Art direction, screen design, responsive web design, print design, corporate design, graphics, HTML, CSS, jQuery, image and text edit. © COM-ACTIVE GmbH (2015-2016)
One page website online: www.ca-invit.de


Project: Demo campaigns for event management tool CA-INVIT – Services provided: Art direction, screen design, responsive web design, print design, corporate design, graphics, HTML, CSS, jQuery, image and text edit. © COM-ACTIVE GmbH (2015-2016)
Demo campaign "All around" online: http://25-jahre.com-active.de/ Demo campaign "Medium" online: www.weinverkostung.ca-invit.de


Client: Taurus-Kunstkarten – Project: Website redesign – Services provided: Art direction, web and screen design, image and text edit, HTML, CSS and jQuery. Some graphics were provided. © Taurus-Kunstkarten GmbH (2016)
Website online: www.taurus-kunstkarten.de


Client: GS Computer Systems – Project: Website redesign – Services provided: Art direction, web and screen design, graphics, image and text edit, HTML, CSS and jQuery based on DNN. Page is responsive for an optimized display on all devices – desktops, tablets and smartphones. © GS Computersysteme GmbH and COM-ACTIVE GmbH (2015)
Website online: www.gscomputersysteme.de


Client: RTK Circor – Project: Browser web application "Downloadcenter" – Services provided: Art direction, web and screen design, graphics, image and text edit, HTML, CSS and jQuery. © CIRCOR International, Inc., RTK Regeltechnik Kornwestheim GmbH and COM-ACTIVE GmbH (2014)
Website online: www.rtk-documents.com


Client: L-Bank, Ministerium für Finanzen und Wirtschaft BW, Jung von Matt – Project: Event accreditation front- and backend – Services provided: Art direction, web and screen design, graphics, image and text edit, HTML, CSS and jQuery. © L-Bank, Ministerium für Finanzen und Wirtschaft BW, Jung von Matt Aktiengesellschaft and COM-ACTIVE GmbH (2014)


Client: Com-Active – Project: Webshop solutions image brochure – Services provided: Art direction, print design, graphics, image and text edit. © COM-ACTIVE GmbH (2014)


Client: Sana Essence – Project: Webshop web design, front- and backend – Services provided: Art direction, web and screen design, graphics, HTML, CSS and jQuery, image and text edit. © sana essence GmbH and COM-ACTIVE GmbH (2011-2013)


Client: Alcatel-Lucent – Project: Ads – Services provided: Art direction, print design, graphics, image edit, image composing and retouch, text edit. © Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG (2009-2011)


Client: Benz Sport – Projects: Catalogue redesign and production, ads and web design – Services provided: Art direction, print, web and screen design, graphics, image, image composing and retouch, text edit. © Gotthilf Benz Turngerätefabrik GmbH & Co. KG (2007-2009)


Client: Vereinigte Volksbank AG – Project: Ads, brochures, flyers, mailings, newspapers, business papers – Services provided: Art direction, print design, screen design, graphics, image edit, composing and retouch, text edit. © Vereinigte Volksbank AG and Aikele Kerler Werbeagentur (2006)


University Graduation Certificate, University Graduation Document, Daimler research project certificate, T.E.I. of Athens abroad studies certificate (2001-2004)


University dissertation – Project: Corporate, screen and web design of a home cinema platform – Services provided: Art direction, corporate, screen, web and print design, graphics, image and text edit. © heimkinomarkt.de GmbH (2003)

University dissertation conception (2003) (PDF download) rated 1.3 (very good) by the professors

University dissertation presentation (2003) (PPS download)


Freehand sketches (2000)


Object paintings (1999)


CD cover design draft (1999)


Freehand sketches (1998)


Freehand sketches (1998)


Freehand sketches (1998)


Freehand sketches and paintings (1996-1997)


Additional work samples and news on request and on Facebook page

Contact:

info@georgetounas-design.com