Kai Brueckers

Grüezi. Hallo. Hi there.

About

I'm a German Swiss Product Designer who loves to craft delightful and engaging experiences for the web and beyond.

Since I was a little boy, I've been fascinated by how we use technology and interact with things that happen on screen. It started back in high school when I visited a web design class held by the father of a classmate. He showed me how to write my first lines of code and I was deeply impressed by how I could manipulate what happened on screen. This was at the age of 13.

Skip a few years ahead and I made that fascination my profession. Before and during my 3 years apprenticeship as a media designer, I freelanced for several web agencies to gain experience on problem-solving in real world scenarios. I'm also passionate about designing and coding my own side projects, to let myself experiment with ideas and keep constantly learning.

One of the most challenging, but at the same time most rewarding, tasks of a designer is crafting delightful products that people interact with. To create digital experiences that have an effect beyond what you see on a screen, you need to develop a passion for simplicity, functionality, and therefore, structural composition.

I'm currently working as the Design Lead at JTL-Software where we build tools that enable people to start their own retail business.

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Recognition

  • Part of the Awwwards Jury 2017

    Awwwards, 2017

  • Young Designer of the Year Nominee

    The Net Awards, 2015

  • 25 Under 25: Young Designers of 2015

    Despreneur, 2015

  • Best Website Designs from Germany

    Designmodo, 2015