Julia Thiel is a lifelong creative and has been working in design and advertising since the late ’90s.
Starting her career in her home town of Munich, Germany, she moved to Chicago in 2004, where she lived for 13 years. Julia worked as a Senior Art Director at one of the largest independently owned healthcare branding agencies before starting her own business, Yoolia Design, in 2010. For 7 1/2 years, she freelanced for agencies in Chicago, New York, and Kansas City, and also had her own clients in the US, Australia, and Germany. She single-handedly rebranded the entire enteral nutrition line of products of German pharmaceutical company Fresenius Kabi for 80 countries.
She also started her own product line, NeighborHäuser™, and her photography was published by SIU Press in the book “Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains”. Julia moved to San Francisco in May of 2017 and joined 3Q in June.