Michaela Maier

Managing director

keen thinker & quick learner, trouble shooter with a good sense of improvisation

Previous Brands
Condé Nast
Pin Up Secret
Work Experience
Managing Director DACH
Jun ‘19 - Now
Pin Up Secret

providing strategic advice to board, placing media and social media budgets for DACH regions (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), supervising international implementation of new packaging, organizing participation at international trade shows (Paris, Singapore, Dubai, Bologne), etc.

Creative Director
Sep ‘14 - Jul ‘21

managing co-founded contemporary art gallery and its artists, curating exhibitions, organizing art and cultural events like vernissages or book signings and off schedule sublets like fashion week showrooms or press days

Fashion Business Consultant
Jan ‘12 - Sep ‘14
Self employed

helping fashion designers rethink strategies and optimize operations to meet changing demands of market and consumers, production, supply networks, etc.

Senior Studio Manager
Jan ‘10 - Jan ‘12

monitoring the atelier's operations, managing staff's performance and duties, assisting heads of design, co-organizing catwalks & showrooms, assisting collection development and fabric research

Senior Trend Scout Fashion
Jan ‘05 - Jan ‘10

analysing international catwalk collections, socio-cultural phenomenas and micro trends to forecast crystal colors and cuts 2 years ahead, working out trend presentations for staff and B2B, creative writing of all trend relevant sales tools

Fashion Editor & Stylist
Jan ‘00 - Jan ‘05
Condé Nast

styling and producing of photo shoots as well as writing fashion analyses for international magazines and commercial clients: Glamour & Vogue Business, GQ Germany; Getty Images, O'Neill, Toshiba, etc.

English - Fluent
French - Fluent
German - Native
Paris, France