As Head of Brand & Design, I create, plan and deliver our brand strategy and vision. I sit on the senior leadership team and lead the product-and-design-led tech start-up in all brand-related matters across every touchpoint of the business while overseeing creatives across UI/UX, marketing, copywriting, research and the photo desk. Download the app and get informed on current news.

2022/ongoing | Key Expertise: Creative direction, senior leadership team, brand positioning, creative lead, brand strategy, creative strategy, team building. 


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Daily Brief

Brand refresh
In my first 7 months and leading up to our official app launch in November 2022, I implemented a new brand vision, positioning and strategy. We worked with A Color Bright on a brand refresh and launch campaign and aligned our visual identity with our new strategy and audience. The new branding is the perfect symbiosis of known editorial principles paired with a contemporary digital spin on news consumption. The refresh is applied across the entire business: app and web app, new brand guidelines and TOV, new social media and marketing templates and visuals…

Deep Dives
Colour Palette
Social 1
Web app

Launch campaign
To communicate both our app launch and the brand refresh most effectively and to avoid any confusion, we opted for a 2-in-1 long-term launch campaign that would address both. This enabled us to promote the app to a myriad of new customers while educating and exciting our existing beta users about the new brand language.

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Katja Alissa Mueller — Head of Brand & Design helping ambitious purpose-led businesses thrive through design, vision and strategy.

Based in London.
© Katja Alissa Mueller, forever

Based in London.
© 2019, Katja Alissa Mueller

Based in London.
© 2019, Katja Alissa Mueller