Former BA (Hons) Interactive Design student and graduate Mike Smart has just landed a position with world renowned German typographer and designer Erik Spiekermann (shown above). Internationally renowned graphic designer, typographer and type designer, Erik founded the multidisciplinary design consultancy MetaDesign in Berlin in1979, opening a major San Francisco office in 1992, and another in Zurich.
Mike will join the team at the edenspiekermann strategy design communication office in Potsdamer Straße Berlin later this month. Edenspiekermann also has offices in Amsterdam.
Clive McCarthy, Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Interactive Design said that "Mike has joined the agency as part of a recruiment drive by edenspiekermann to bring talented developers into their Berlin office under the title "We are busy building awesomeness and we want you" proving that Interactive Designers are much in demand as all round designers for today's digital world.
Below image shows Mike with Clive at Mike's graduation in 2010.
Clive and the Interactive team at Lincoln wish Mike every success in his future design career in arguably the hippest city in Europe, BERLIN.