Claus Hollensteiner
Berlin & Remote

I'm a freelance product designer with over a decade of experience. I help startups from early to growth stage find and strengthen their place in the market.

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Aug '22 - Sep '23


Garden is a development automation platform for Kubernetes and cloud native applications. I redesigned their web app, introduced a component library that caters to the needs of their product and worked on new features and improvements.

May '21 - Jun '22


Coleap helps experts build transformational learning experiences at scale. I helped set the direction for the first version of the MVP, built an extensive component library for the second version and supported them with hiring their first full-time designer.

Mar '19 - Feb '21
Acquired by Personio


Back equips teams like HR, IT, and Finance with the tools they need to provide a great employee experience at scale. I laid the foundation for the design function within the company and was responsible for end-to-end product design.

Dec '14 - Jan '19


Contentful is an API-first content platform that allows companies to manage and deliver their content. I joined in the early stages and saw the company grow from 20 to 250 people, working on various parts of the product and helped scale and streamline the design function.

In the past 10+ years...

I’ve worked on a range of products from B2B to B2C,  with teams from 4 to 250+ people, and companies that operate in various industries and at different stages of the startup-lifecycle.

I'm proud to have worked with companies that are backed by some of Europe’s most influential VCs, including Cherry Ventures, Atlantic Labs, Point Nine Capital and more.

On this website you can see examples of the impact I had at some of these companies. Think of them as a starting point for a conversation to determine whether we should work together. Interested? Read more about what services I offer or contact me.