Simon Tschachtli




1995 - 1998: Worked on numerous LEGO products which won international awards for product design. (Best Scandinavian Multimedia Production award, Stockholm, Sweden, I.D. Prize award for product design for software, USA, etc.)

1991: Received award for best poster (700 year anniversary of the Swiss Federation), Allgemeine Plakat Gesellschaft



1987 - 1988 Studied at Schule für Gestaltung Bern (completed Graphics Foundation coursework), Bern, Switzerland.

1992 Was graduated with a degree in Graphic Design / Visual Communication from Schule für Gestaltung Bern (School of Visual Arts), Bern, Switzerland.

1992 - 1995 Graphic Designer / 3D Animator, Publisuisse, a subsidiary of Schweizerische Radio- und Fernsehgesellschaft (Swiss Broadcasting Corporation), Bern, Switzerland

1995 - 1998 Senior Designer and original member of the Strategic Project Unit Darwin (research & development and digital media production), LEGO A/S, Billund, Denmark

1998 - 2001 Senior Interaction Designer, Inter Effects Information Design, Basel, Switzerland

2001 - 2003 Senior Interaction Designer, Emerging Technology / Mobility Solutions, Hewlett Packard, Palo Alto, California, USA

2003 Started visual communication, Barbereche, Switzerland.

  Part-time teaching assignments at Hochschule für Künste Bern (3d animation with Maya, storyboard course). Additional teaching at private new media schools in Zürich and Bern (3D animation and digital lighting workshops)

March 2005 Relocation to Bern. Moved into new office space located in the historical town area of Bern.