Atelier Tschachtli is a small design studio run by Simon Tschachtli. The projects are as diverse as the clients and range from graphic design, interaction design, 3d visualization, animation to teaching.
Atelier Tschachtli 2003
Started tschachtli.net visual communication after returning from California. In 2005 relocation to new office space located in the historic center of Bern.
Hewlett Packard 2001 – 2003
Senior Interaction Designer, Emerging Technology / Mobility Solutions, Hewlett Packard, Palo Alto, California, USA
Inter Effects 1998 – 2001
Senior Interaction Designer, Inter Effects Information Design, Basel, Switzerland
LEGO 1995 – 1998
Senior Designer and original member of the Strategic Project Unit Darwin (research & development and digital media production), LEGO A/S, Billund, Denmark
publisuisse 1992 – 1995
Graphic Designer / 3D Animator, Publisuisse, a subsidiary of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation, Bern, Switzerland
Education 1987 – 1992
Was graduated with a degree in Graphic Design / Visual Communication from Schule für Gestaltung Bern (School of Visual Arts), Bern, Switzerland.
Past part-time teaching assignments
ZHdK – Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Scientific Visualization (3d visualization, computer graphics)
GIBB – Gewerblich-industrielle Berufsschule Bern (visual communication)
HKB Hochschule der Künste Bern,
Design researcher (knowledge visualization) and teacher for computer graphics / animation
AHB – Berner Fachhochschule, Architektur, Bau und Holz, Burgdorf (collaborative design methods / introduction to the design thinking process, as well as rendering and animation courses)