Freelance creative director for digital and new communication solutions.
After working for Ogilvy & Mather and spending several years as a freelance art director, Sebastian Schier was appointed to the creative head of AGI Berlin and Hamburg in 2000. In 2003 he took over as Creative Director of the Interactive Unit at Saatchi & Saatchi Germany, which, under his leadership, was among the top 10 most creative multimedia agencies in Germany and worldwide for eight consecutive years.
In 2006 Sebastian Schier was appointed to the European Creative Board of Saatchi & Saatchi. In January 2008 he became a member of the Management Board of Saatchi & Saatchi Germany and was responsible for the development of new communication formats as their “Head of Innovation” for seven years. Since 2015 he has been working as a freelance creative director and innovation manager.
To date, the work and projects of Sebastian Schier have been awarded with more than 200 national and international awards and medals, including:
Cannes Lions, D&AD, Clio, ADC Europe, ADC Deutschland, ADC New York, London International Advertising Awards, The One Show, Cresta, New York Festivals, Euro-best, Epica Awards, Annual Multimedia, Jahrbuch der Werbung, Golden Award of Montreux und German Design Award (“Deutscher Preis für Kommunikationsdesign”).
Sebastian Schier has been appointed to the festival juries of the New York Festivals, ADC Deutschland, the German Multimedia Awards (“Deutscher Multimedia Award”) and the GWA Junior Agency Awards – in some cases multiple times.
Sebastian has also done lectures, keynotes, workshops and teaching assignments for the University of Mainz, the Uni Bonn, the FH Pforzheim, the ADC Pink Saturdays, the ADC Juniordays, the ADC Creative Class, the HDK Stuttgart and the World Innovation Congress, among others.
Sebastian Schier is a member of the Art Directors Club Deutschland (ADC).