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ABOUT CHRISTIAN
ABOUT CHRISTIAN

Originally from Austria, Christian completed his Master´s in Communication Design at University of Applied Sciences in Graz, with a detour to Shanghai. After his stay in Porto, Christian moved back to Graz recently.

He has collaborated with brands and agencies, providing illustration and visual concepts for a broad range of digital and print projects. Specialising in illustration, mostly black & white, Christian aspires to create artwork that invokes interest with strong contrasts and striving for new approaches.

With a background in skateboarding and a passion for everything outdoors. His work is not about pushing pixels but about telling a story. Christian believes in using his skills for good and enjoys working on projects for a social or ethical cause.

CONTACT

For all new business inquiries please email to
hello@christianleban.com

ELSEWHERE ONLINE
SELECTED CLIENTS

100 Häuser*, Burg Rabenstein, Bergsteiger, Luca Werner, MPreis°, MQ Wien*, ORF Public Value*, Peak Performance, Pluto Immobilien, Stefan Spiessberger, The Rolling Home | * for Rosebud ° for Moodley

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Shanghai, China

WORK

Self-employed illustrator & designer
July 2019 until today in Graz, Austria
Feb 2019 – June 2019 in Porto, Portugal
Dec 2015 – Jan 2019 in Graz, Austria

moodley brand identity
Aug 2019 until today full-time illustrator and designer for moodley.

moodley interactive
Jan 2019 CodeShaped merged with moodley interactive.
Feb 2019 switch from employed to freelancer for moodley.

CodeShaped
Designer for web, app and everything in between. Christian has been with the company since it's humble beginnings and helped building it as the design part of the team. He changed from freelancing to working in-house in Oct 2018. In Jan 2019 the company merged with moodley interactive.

Rosebud Inc. Vienna
Mar – Jun 2016 internship

Self-employed designer & illustrator
Feb 2019 until today in Porto, PT
Dec 2015 – Jan 2019 in Graz, AUT

moodley interactive
Jan 2019 CodeShaped merged with moodley interactive.
Feb 2019 switch from employed to freelancer for moodley.

CodeShaped
Designer for web, app and everything in between. Christian has been with the company since it's humble beginnings and helped building it as the design part of the team. He changed from freelancing to working in-house in Oct 2018. In Jan 2019 the company merged with moodley interactive.

Rosebud Inc. Vienna
Mar – Jun 2016 internship

EDUCATION

University of Applied Sciences FH Joanneum Graz
Communication Design Master’s degree, with honors

Tongji University Shanghai, China
Exchange term at College of Design & Innovation

University of Applied Sciences FH Joanneum Graz
Communication Design Master’s degree

Tongji University Shanghai, China
Exchange term at College of Design & Innovation

RECOGNITION

Antenna Conference 2019
World's best design graduates

Red Dot Award 2019
Brands & Communication Design
Views of China

Art Directors Club Junior Award 2019
Views of China Animation

Abduzeedo Feature
Monthly Portfolio Inspiration

Semplice Showcase Feature
Site of the Week

ARC Award Silver
ORF Public Value Report
for Rosebud