HAMBURG, GERMANY // Markus shot his first photos when he was three or four years old. Growing up in a family of artists and film people, he has been fascinated by design since an early age.
After graduating from The Instituto Europeo di Design in Milan with a degree in Design & Photography, he went to work in the advertising industry. His career has spanned several agencies and countries, but he has spent most of his professional life in Germany.
He is a highly awarded creative and experienced judge whose work has been recognized with numerous major industry awards including Cannes Lions, Clio, D&AD, The One Show, LIA, New York Festivals and ADC.
Markus is a member of the ADC Germany and the D&AD. As Managing Creative Director of Scholz & Friends Hamburg, he is responsible for the overall creative vision of the agency.