I’m Simon.

What I do

UX / Interaction Design

Creating services and ecosystems through an iterative process of user research, participatory design, prototyping and testing.

Natural User Interface Design

Building the next generation of interfaces by thinking in situative relevance, user experience and natural behaviour.

Human – Centered Design

Solving complex problems through a lean and inclusive human–centered design process and applying design thinking methods.

Riding Bicycle

Being in movement and enjoying the nature on everything that has two wheels, is human powered and goes fast!

Awards + Programs

SAP Spot Awards
Walldorf, 2019 – today

SAP Catalyst Program
Walldorf, 2020 – 2021

Annual Multimedia Award
2018 – Digital Talent
Berlin, July 2017

Future Award Nominee
Frankfurt am Main

November 2016

Promotion Award of the
Media- and IT- Initiative
Pforzheim April 2015

Scholarship of the Konrad-

May 2015

Black & White Exhibition
Gallery Sarow Pforzheim
March – July 2015

Where I've been


Aug 2019 – today
User Experience Design Specialist

World Bicycle Tour

Aug 2018 – August 2019
Cycled from Germany to Australia

Milla & Partner, Stuttgart

Aug 2017 – Jul 2018
Art Direction UI & UX

University of Applied Arts, Pforzheim

Aug 2017 – Jul 2018
Lecturer and workshop instructor for Interactive Media

SAP, Walldorf

Jan 2017 – Jul 2017
User Experience Designer

frog design, Milan

Mar 2016 – Sep 2016
Interaction Design Intern

University of Applied Arts, Pforzheim

Feb 2014 – Aug 2017
Intermedia Design (Bachelor of Arts)
Major: Natural User Interface Design

e5 Inhouse Agency, Pforzheim

Sep 2011 – Feb 2014
Apprenticeship in Visual Design
Major: Design & Technology

Simon Mayer Media Design, Keltern

Sep 2010 – Feb 2014
Founder & owner,
Freelance media work