HAMBURG, GERMANY // Dörte studied Visual Communications and started her career as an Art Director then switched to copywriting.
After working with several agencies, she became a Creative Director at Jung von Matt after only three years.
In 2000, she founded her own company MARIA.
In 2001, she came back to Jung von Matt, and established the agency Jung von Matt/Spree in Berlin as CCO with two partners.
Afterwards, she founded the first international branch of Jung von Matt: Jung von Matt/9.
Later she founded Jung von Matt/Fleet with clients like Zalando, Sixt, Mercedes-Benz and DER SPIEGEL.
As of November 2013, she has taken on the direction of Jung von Matt/SAGA with partners with additional clients like NIVEA, OBI DIY, MAN, Techniker Krankenkasse, EIS.de, Jim Beam and more.
Dörte is one of the most awarded German creatives, presidium member of the Art Director’s Club (ADC), board member of the ADC Festival and Congress Hamburg, as well as a judge for the most important international award juries within the communication sector.
She loves her work, her husband, and her son Bela. She also loves to travel and to meet people – if possible, everything at the same time.