Tobias Skuhra

Product Design

I'm a Designer with more than 12 years of experience in various industries such as Automotive, Consumer Electronics, IoT and Health and design disciplines such as Industrial and Service Design, User Research, Life Sciences and User Experience. Through my hybrid background, I’m leading teams and projects with a holistic design approach.
Always focusing on the user, I like to accompany projects from the first strategic planning to the final product launch, contributing my interdisciplinary and deep understanding of the product development process.

Curriculum Vitae

Lead Product Designer at Star, Munich
03/2019 - today
Star is a global consultancy that connects insights, strategy, design, engineering and marketing services into a seamless workflow devised to support our clients every step of the way - no matter how long or complex their journey. We care deeply about the results you want to create. Our 750 innovators, strategists, designers, engineers and marketers love to make great ideas shine.
With my hybrid background, I lead cross-disciplinary product development and design projects with international clients. In my current role, I provide direction, management and mentorship for the design team and support the studio’s performance and growth within the German leadership team.


Design Lead at IXDS, Munich
08/2016 - 02/2019
Working as Design Lead for IXDS’ Connected Living Venture, I was managing diverse teams. Leading UI/UX/ID & Prototyping projects in the fields of consumer electronics, household appliances, IoT, and mobility, we worked for clients such as BSH, Siemens & BMW.


Senior Industrial Designer at Fluid Design, Munich
11/2012 - 07/2016 
Fluid, former Lunar Europe, is a team of passionate creatives, researchers, strategists and designers with international experience and diverse cultural backgrounds. I worked on various user centered Industrial Design projects with internatinal clients, from the very beginning until the final product launch.


Industrial Designer at studioMEM, Munich 
10/2010 - 10/2012
studiomem is a strategic design consultancy dedicated to creating human centered, responsible businesses, services and experiences. In my role as an industrial designer, I was responsible for the development of various design projects, project management and implementation support with manufacturers in China.


Consolidation study HBKsaar
10/2009 - 03/2010 


University Graduation and Diploma Thesis 


(Internship) Detail & Interface Design at BMW, Munich
04/2008 - 12/2008 
I've worked on the Design of BMW's 1 & 3 series steering wheel among other projects.


(Internship) Exterior Design at Volkswagen, Wolfsburg
03/2007 - 08/2007


Industrial Design-Study at HBKsaar, Saarbücken
2003- 2009