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I’m Benjamin Schubert, a designer of many things across multiple platforms. Currently working as Head of Design at non-profit newsroom CORRECTIV in Berlin.
Working Samples
CUMEX-FILES 2.0

UX DESIGN & CONCEPT · DEVELOPMENT

150 billion euros in taxpayer money have been robbed. How bankers, lawyers and the rich continue to evade taxes

MENSCHEN – IM FADENKREUZ DES RECHTEN TERRORS

UX DESIGN & CONCEPT · DEVELOPMENT

57 portraits – 57 stories. These are people who neo-Nazis and right-wing extremists put on so-called »enemies lists«.

No Filter for the Right

UX DESIGN & CONCEPT · GRAPHICS · DEVELOPMENT

A CORRECTIV analysis of thousands of Instagram accounts found that the Right and Far-Right are recruiting young people on the supposedly apolitical platform — and that Instagram does little to intervene. The project has been awarded the Sigma Award for Data Journalism 🏆

The Heartland-Lobby

UX DESIGN & CONCEPT · GRAPHICS · DEVELOPMENT

Hidden money flows, targeted disinformation & influence in politics – This undercover investigation provides rare insights into how climate change deniers operate in Germany.

Grand Theft Europe

UX DESIGN & CONCEPT · GRAPHICS · DEVELOPMENT

Fraudsters are every year robbing Europe’s citizens of 50 billion euros in tax money. A Europe-wide investigation by 63 journalists from 30 countries. The project has been awarded the Helmut Schmidt Journalism Prize & the German-French Journalism Award 🏆

Grand Theft Europe Trailer

STORYBOARD · VIDEO PRODUCTION

Find out what Grand Theft Europe is all about in 43 seconds.

The CumEx Files

UX DESIGN & CONCEPT · LOGO · VIDEOS

How Europe’s taxpayers have been swindled of €55 billion. A joint investigation by 19 European media from twelve countries. The Project has been awarded the Otto Brenner Prize 🏆

Making of CumEx Files

STORYBOARD · VIDEO PRODUCTION

Behind the scenes: Journalists from twelve countries, an undercover meeting with an investment banker and an insider in front of the camera. 27 minutes.

The Insider

STORYBOARD · CUTTING · EDITING

For the first time in the history of CumEx business, one of the main defendants comments in detail on the CumEx machinery. Creepy. 70 minutes.

CumEx Files Trailer

STORYBOARD · VIDEO PRODUCTION

How Europe’s taxpayers have been swindled of €55 billion in 59 seconds.

Wem gehört Hamburg?

UX DESIGN & CONCEPT · CAMPAIGN · PICTURES · VIDEO ANIMATIONS

“Who owns Hamburg is an outstanding example of how journalism on the Internet and using digital tools can do justice to its social role and responsibility.“ The Project has been awarded the Grimme Online Award 🏆

A kick on pills

UX DESIGN & CONCEPT · GRAPHICS · DEVELOPMENT

Football has a problem with painkillers, but only few are brave enough to speak out. In a year-long investigation, we talked with over 150 people, including players, doctors and experts, who reveal the true nature of painkiller abuse in professional football. The Project has been awarded the Dr. Georg Schreiber Medienpreis 🏆

CORRECTIV Relaunch

UX DESIGN & CONCEPT

A new publishing system and a new design ensure better legibility, a clear appearance and quick orientation.

About

I have completed a 3-year training as media designer and a 4-year Bachelor’s degree in communication design. I worked in publishing, market research, digital marketing and founded a coworking space for artists in Berlin.

 

My work at CORRECTIV was awarded with the Grimme Online Award, the Helmut Schmidt Journalistenpreis, the Deutsch-Französischer Journalistenpreis, the BlaueBoje, the Dr. Georg Schreiber Medienpreis and the Otto Brenner Preis für kritischen Journalismus.

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