spotlight: sebastian sährig

spotlights

sebastian sährig / brand communications professional

sebastian started his career in the middle of the global dot-com crisis, creating interactive websites based on a groundbreaking (at that time) new technology called flash. a few years later he has gained wealth of experience in international marketing working for agencies like mab, tbwa, the disruption consultancy, graft brandlab and media arts lab in berlin, london and los angeles, as well as on the client side working for here, nokia’s mapping and location services division.

working for one of the leading advertising networks in the world, sebastian has developed diverse client service and account management skills and gained broad experience in strategic and creative campaign development and production including budget planning for some of the world’s best brands.

being responsible for global brands like apple, bmw, mars, mondelez, nokia here and many more requires a strategically sophisticated and solution-driven approach to work, the capability to lead projects and intercultural teams and the vision to be a strong partner for clients and partners. sebastian launched numerous products on a global scale through integrated campaigns, helped developing strategic brand positionings and award-winning ideas, while building and leading international teams.

sebastian has a passion for team work, an interdisciplinary way of thinking, and enthusiasm when it comes to realising great ideas. he’s fascinated by the ever-changing role of technology in our lifes and curious about innovations in the digital age.

questionnaire

i live in (town + borough): »berlin, prenzlauer berg«

nightclub, pub or gallery? »meet at the gallery, have a beer in the pub afterwards, head to the club later«

your color: »ultramarine blue«

your drink: »good coffee, beer preferably lagunitas ipa«

song you can’t get out of your head right now: »dan croll – from nowhere (âme remix)«

last read: »creativity, inc.: overcoming the unseen forces that stand in the way of true inspiration by ed catmull«

website you visit the most lately: »www.adage.com«

what was your most recent inspiration: »my recent around the world-trip«

your weapon: »my mind, my macbook, my iphone«

what’s next: »the future belongs to those who prepare for it today. – malcom x«