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, who's work has been recognized with many major industry awards including D&AD, Cannes Lions, The One Show, Clio, 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.