Hey, I am 

Benjamin Erxleben

Senior Product Designer & Design Team Lead

What's there to know about me?

I'm a senior product designer with 10+ years of experience across multiple disciplines including apps for desktop and mobile devices, websites, print and dedicated hardware

When I work, it is of the utmost importance that I stay as informed and organized as possible. For that reason, my prefered toolset combines the Getting Things Done® method with NLP to achieve my goals in the most proficient way.

For a more detailed rundown of my career just continue reading below or 
download my CV.

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Bachelor Degree in Interface Design

Oct 2010 – Feb 2015

Univ. of Appl. Sciences Potsdam

Training as Media Designer Digital & Print

Jun 2006 – Jun 2009

OSZ Druck & Medientechnik

Tools & Methods

Planning with:
kanban, scrum, waterfall

Organizing with:
Asana, Trello, Jira

Analysis with:
Mixpanel, Amplitude, Firebase

Designing with:
Sketch, Figma, AI, PS, INDD

Prototyping with:
Invision, Flinto, POP

Animations with:
AE, Flinto, Flow

Handover with:
Zeplin, PDF guides, meetings


Design Team Lead & Senior Product Designer @ Cara Care

since Jan 2020 

Cara Care is a medical SaaS with an app built all around improving the quality of life for patients with digestive diseases through habit change. As the lead of a small design team it is very interesting to create the ease of use for complex and personal medical topics like digestive health.

Design Team Lead & Senior Product Designer @ Dojo Madness

Aug 2016 – Sep 2019

I am helping Dojo Madness—a startup building comprehensive third-party services for gaming—to build mobile as well as web & desktop apps for players that improve their gaming skills. As the team lead of 5 designers and a total of 5 products, good organization and on-point communication are key to staying on top of everything.

Design Team Lead & UI / UX Designer @ Wefox

Apr 2016 – Jul 2016

My first experience at a startup—Wefox—aims to digitize and simplify the German insurance market on a B2C level. As the lead of a small team of designers I had to both, actively build and improve their mobile app & website as well as supervise the print and marketing efforts.

UI / UX Designer @ SinnerSchraderSwipe

2015 – 2016

At this agency, mainly focused on mobile apps, I was introduced to big companies like Sony Music, Raumfeld, Payback, ERGO and AOK as well as smaller startups. I mainly worked on mobile apps for many smart devices ranging from phones & tablets to smartwatches all based on common mobile operating systems.

Designer for Digital & Print Media OK Werbung 

2006 – 2015

From a trainee to full time employee, this agency, specialized in medical marketing, invited me to work for big pharma players like Berlin-Chemie and Sanofi. In addition to video animations and annual presentations, print media like schooling material and various marketing materials were my main output.

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Some of my biggest clients

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