Simon Pointner is a Graphic Designer and Art Director from Austria currently working at Heimat Wien. His work ranges from print/outdoor to branding and films.

(All artists have to answer the same 10 questions.)

1. First and Last Name
Simon Pointner

2. Where are you from? And where are you currently living?
I’m born, raised and currently living and working in Vienna.

3. What’s your main influences?
Art, design, music, feelings.

4. How was your path until this moment? How did you start?
As a son of an architect, my enthusiasm for creative work started really quickly.
After finishing my education at Die Graphische, Viennas school of media, I started my career in advertising as a Graphic Designer. Meanwhile, I’m working as an Art Director for national and international Brands.

As a son of an architect, my enthusiasm for creative work started really quickly.

 

5. Where do you see yourself next?
I want to move myself to the next level, improve my skills and collaborate with people who I admire.

I want to move myself to the next level…

6. Knowing what you know now, what would be your advice for people in the same area?
Your CD didn’t kill it. The ECD didn’t kill it. The planner didn’t kill it. The clients didn’t kill it. The client’s wife didn’t kill it. Even testing didn’t kill it. Keep fighting the good fight.

7. Is there something you are terrible at :)?
Dancing.

8. Tell us 3 things you like

  • Basketball
  • Electronic Music
  • Good Food

9. And 3 things you don’t

  • Long Meetings
  • Forgetting Stuff
  • Warm beer

10. Last question, what are you listening at the moment (band, specific music or album)
I really love the album Skin by Flume. Especially the Art Work by Jonathan Zawada.


Follow more of Simon’s work on:
CargoCollective

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