Nicolas Baumgartner

Nicolas Baumgartner (idsigner)

Born in 1974.
French-Swiss.
Language: French, English, German.

Proximity BBDO

Senior art Director

Since June 2012

Paris

National team. Work on the design and digital visual communication strategy for
Mercedes-Benz & Smart, Carte Noire, Labeyrie.

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Proximity BBDO

Senior art Director

January 2010 - June 2012

Paris

International design team. Work on the design and digital visual communication strategy for Procter & Gamble (Gilette, Wella), Kraft (Tassimo, Lu, Kraft Code) and Hewlett Packard.

group94

Senior Art Director

July - December 2009

Gent, Belgium

Clients: Diesel, Adidas, Nubbio, Magnum, Toyota, the FWA.

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Digitas

Senior Art Director

January 2009 - July 2009

Paris-France

Work on Nissan's projects.

Megalo(s)

Senior Art Director

February 2008 - December 2008

Paris-France

Clients: Diesel, L’Oréal, E-Bay.

Duke an Avenue A Razorfish compagny

Senior Art Director

March 2006 - December 2007

Paris -France

Clients: Nissan, Nike ACG, McDonald’s, Playstation.

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Ubisoft

Interface Art Director

January 2005 - December 2005

Annecy

Project: SplinterCell “Double agent”.

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idsigner

as freelancer

2001-2013

Fourteen years of experience in the digital advertising and graphic design. I began my career in France as a graphic designer in incandescence with Etienne Mineur.
In 2001 I started idsigner, visual identity, designing print, video and interactive pieces for clients such as Michelin, le Musée de Grenoble, Micromusic.
Since, I have collaborated with several internationally recognized studios or work alone with clients such as Adidas, Sony, Mercedes- Benz, ISPO, Seine-Saint-Denis Young People’s Book and Press Fair, Splinter-Cell (game play from Ubisoft company), ARTE TV, ADAGP.

E-ARTSUP

Professor and Director of the interactiv and design department.

2010 - now

Paris, France

Department of Visual Communication design and Interactivity:
Director of the department. Professor of interactive design and design.

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HOCHSHULE DER KÜNSTE, BERN. UNIVERSITY OF ARTS, BERN.

Professor

2004 - April 2006

Bern, Swizerland.

Department of Visual Communication.
Professor of interactiv design

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CNRS

2009

Interview about Digital Design and Gameplay.

Chaumont

(internationnal graphic exibition)

2009

Interview by Etienne Mineur about my work for Ubisoft.

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Rencontres Internationnales de Lure

2006

Lure

Lectures about interactiv
typographie. Invited by Peter Knapp.

TASCHEN

2007

Publication in the book “Logo Design” from Julius Widermann for my visual identity work. 2007.
ISBN: 978-3-8226-4622-3.

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FWA

2010

Adidas Match Tracker Footbal. Group94/ 180 Amsterdam.

W3 gold

Nissan Cube (Digitas)

Netvider

2005

“Best of the Year 2005”.

Netvider

2005

idsigner, site on the edge 2005.

Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs

1999-2001

Paris, France.

(ENSAD, Paris). Department of Visual Communication, Multimedia,
Interactivity and ergonomy.
Diplôme National Supérieur des Arts Décoratifs
Degree Subject: “The interactive airline ticket”.

Dissertation Subject: “Graphic Design and the Internet”, “Interactive Typography” GRADUATE ENSAD Passed with Highest Honours.

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Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts de Valence

1997-1999

Valence

Department of Visual Communication.
“Diplôme National des Arts et Techniques” (DNAT).
Passed with Highest Honours.
Degree Subject: “On-line jazz radio and magazine”.