Owner Birgit Zacharias has been a creative partner for global brand manufacturers for over 20 years. From classic to digital: a comprehensive market and brand expertise provides innovative concepts for the creation, establishment and further development of successful company, brand and product personalities.

Birgit Zacharias | CD Art

Specialist in the segments:

beauty + lifestyle
health + care
| branding
| brand support
| brand reinforcement
| brand establishment

Willi Sachs | CD Text

Specialist in the segments:

industry + service providers
| corporate identity
| corporate strategies

kids + youth, food + beverage
| brand development
| brand communication

– Creative in concepts. Precise in daily tasks.

– is an owner-run advertising agency relying on a well-established team that reacts with flexibility and precision to the pace and speed of specific market processes. With creativity, yet always precise in daily tasks. Thus innovative solutions are promptly realized on conceptual, artistic and technical level.

classic


Corporate Identity


Corporate Design


Concept and text


Name and claim development


Product design


Characterdesign


Illustration


Packagingdesign


On-Pack-Promotion


PoS-Design


Exhibition design


Infographics


digital


Multimedia presentation


Interactive PDF


Digital PoS


Photography


Explanatory, information and image film – cd:z x:plainy


Storytelling


Sounddesign


Screendesign


2D and 3D Animationen


Socialmedia


– Innovative ideas for print and digital

Birgit Zacharias

Owner
Director
CD Art

Willi Sachs

CD Text + Concept

Michael Leier

AD Interactive
Team management

Caroline Stern B.o.A.

AD Graphics

Eva Marie Ehrig M.A.

Text
Proofreading
Translation

Yvonne Zacharias M.A.

2D, 3D Artist
Animation

Ben Whitehouse B.o.A.

Character Illustration
Animation
Photography

Stefan Geelhaar

New Business Manager

Freelancer

Our all-rounder team

Birgit Zacharias

Owner, Director, CD Art

bz@cd-z.de
+49 (0) 2 11 . 3 11 08 80

Typographer, designer and Mac expert of the first hour. After a position as a teacher at a technical school Birgit has started her career in the advertising business realizing projects for Ferrero, RWE, Vorwerk and: L’Oréal. Thus also her faible for beauty and medical brands arose very soon. Her more than 20 years of expertise in the cosmetics segment – that’s the crucial competence of cd:z “beauty + lifestyle“, “health + care“.

Willi Sachs

CD Text + Concept

ws@cd-z.de
+49 (0) 2 11 . 3 11 08 80

Willi started as advertising conceptionist in 1994 and quickly became a successful creative director. Since 2000, he has been an independent consultant and conceptual designer for agencies, start-ups, medium-sized companies and corporations including Dr. Oetker, Kellogg's, Kraft Foods, Lindt & Sprüngli, Pelikan, Global Logistics, Henkel, Siemens and Ruhrgas.

Michael Leier

AD Interactive, Team management

ml@cd-z.de
+49 (0) 2 11 . 3 11 08 81

Micha first worked in the digital segment at BBDO where he did projects for E-Plus and Masterfood. He then joined BMZ and supported interactive projects for Lexus, Toyota, Radprax, Vaillant and Marriot. He has become team leader of our digital atelier in 2012.

Caroline Stern B.o.A.

Junior AD

cs@cd-z.de
+49 (0) 2 11 . 3 11 08 83

In 2013 Caro received her bachelor’s degree with a thesis about “Photography and the symmetry of the human face“. After working as freelance photographer and graphic designer she joined cd:z in 2014 soon becoming an asset for our art direction. Her tasks: graphic design, photography and image processing.

Eva Marie Ehrig M.A.

Text, Proofreading, Translation

ee@cd-z.de
+49 (0) 2 11 . 3 11 08 80

As an art historian and linguist, Eva Marie has been working for renowned cultural institutes, advertising agencies and publishing houses for over 15 years. She also writes, edits and translates for cd:z with enthusiasm and passion. With her scientific meticulousness and her sure feeling for language and style, she ensures systematic work and target-group-specific approach in our text department.

Yvonne Zacharias M.A.

2D, 3D Artist, Animation

yz@cd-z.de
+49 (0) 2 11 . 3 11 08 83

Yvonne took her master’s degree in MultiMediaArt and soon entered the 3D film business. After a position as an assistant professor for digital art and composing at Vienna Film Academy she became part of the cd:z team and is now our specialist for animation and visual effects.

Ben Whitehouse B.o.A.

Character illustration, Animation, Photography

bw@cd-z.de
+49 (0) 2 11 . 3 11 08 83

Still life photographer, character designer, illustrator – Ben is our all-round talent. He creates works for renowned publishers like Harper Collins, Simon & Schuster, Oxford University Press or Igloo Books. Relying on Ben’s fine arts cd:z offers unique logo, brand, product and character illustrations.

Stefan Geelhaar

New Business Manager

sg@cd-z.de
+49 (0) 2 11 . 3 11 08 83

We are looking forward to Stefan Geelhaar. As New Business Manager Stefan will strengthen our team in the area of "Social Media". Stefan is a trained strategist (pharmacist / MBA / business consultant + communication trainer). He investigates and probes market opportunities and how to make them available to cd:z customers ...

Freelancer

Our all-rounder team

Like us, our freelancers are highly qualified specialists with whom we have been working for years. They are always there when we need them. This way we have the optimal team for every project and can act quickly and flexibly. Thank you, dear freelancers!

– Single-source concepts for print and digital!

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