… started his career with a federal diploma as a premedia specialist, then sought out new challenges in 2D and 3D animation. After graduating in digital film and animation from the SAE, he felt drawn steadily deeper into the world of moving images. A bachelor's in game design from Zurich University of the Arts put him on track to an interactive future. A passionate conceptual designer and spinner of ideas, he sees the rise of gamification as opening up new and exciting possibilities.
…entered professional life with a federal diploma in computer science and a fascination for programming. He subsequently broadened his horizons into graphics. As a self-taught perfectionist in this field, his favourite disciplines include 3D, interactive design and animation.
Head of sales / Consulting
… started with a federal diploma as an electronics engineer. He soon moved out into the field: as a support engineer at an American company, he was responsible for Switzerland and Austria and gained international work experience. He entered the IT and telecommunications sector as an account manager a little over 20 years ago. Customer advice and support are among his favourite work.
3D / Motion Designer
… got into image processing as early as his fifth school year. His fascination for multimedia – web, video, motion, VFX, games – made him the classic autodidact. He has wide-ranging know-how in various disciplines and continues to expand his knowledge. He earned a bachelor's in character animation and left a career in the web business to pursue his real passion of 3D/CGI. "My best decision so far!"
...started with webdesign as a side job in her 20ies while studying media science and IT. She didn't get a degree there, but changed to study illustration fiction at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts while earning her money setting up Drupal websites and getting into PHP Programming. Starting at Side Effects AG she found a job which combines both, the creative and the logical side and she lives the dream to get to learn new things everyday.
Senior Application Developer
is experienced with digital twins and their counterparts: physical twins. While working as an engineer, she gained hands-on experience regarding product development and complex machinery. These objects’ aesthetics provoked her interest in industrial design, which led her to study at the Zurich University of the Arts. During her studies, she got fascinated by the sheer infinite possibilities of virtual 3D applications. She immersed herself in virtual 3D – visualizing, animating, creating virtual realities. Now she incorporates her knowledge to perfect your machines by creating their enhanced siblings.