Max Tillich

Max Tillich

Product Designer in Berlin


Shaping outcomes

Work Experience

2022 — Now

Getting artists paid

2021 — 2022
Berlin, Remote

Smart insurance wallet. Overarching product and design vision projects. Established Continuous Discovery habits. Hiring and mentoring.

2020 — 2021
Berlin, Remote

Originally a micro investing app, I lead the pivot to a jargon-free savings app powered by DeFi. Design for frictionless and trustworthy access to crypto. Shadow PMing. Rebranding project. Product Hunt launch (Golden Kitty).

2019 — 2020

Designed and rolled-out a system of white-label apps used by major festivals. Designed tools for promoters and guests (Festival OS). Lollapalooza etc.

2014 — 2018

Ran a product development consultancy. Clients across the music industry. Focused team of 6 engineers and designers. High on retainers.

2017 — 2017
San Francisco

Got to redesign Twitter’s logged-out homepage ( Rolled out worldwide and fundamentally still live.
Designed Drag&Drop for Twitter on iPad. Contributed to the Design System.

2014 — 2015
Berlin / London

Built the product team and launched our first app (featured on App Store). Redesigned the website as we grew to 1+ million visitors. Major brand partnerships. Internal tooling.

2011 — 2012
Reading, UK

Design and front-end development of filtering interfaces for real-time social media data.


Prime Life (2030) at Potsdam University of Applied Sciences (FHP)

Speculative design project taking a critical look at the tradeoff between self-determination and convenience in a not so distant future.


Side Projects