Mario Dzurila

Mario is Creative Director at Startling Brands, where he is responsible for strategy and new business development. He heads up the company’s creative team and works closely with our clients to build their brands, products, and services. Before founding Startling Brands, he worked in publishing, design, and advertising.

Daniil Petunov

Daniil is an Art Director at Startling Brands. From initial concepts to final deliveries, Daniil ensures that our design applications are visually attractive, authentic, and are executed with meticulous attention to detail.

Marta Mokhnach

Marta is a strategy/marketing intern at Startling Brands. Thanks to her active involvement in various social & political activism projects, she brings a vital, new way of thinking to brand strategy development for our future-conscious clients

Suhyun Kim

Suhyun is a graphic design intern at Startling Brands. She pursues her passion and further professional proliferation for branding and visual identity design while contributing to our design workflow with her talent.

Saray López Benito

Saray brings our designs to life. As the motion design lead at Startling Brands, she is responsible for enriching our work with stunning video and animation. Saray’s PhD. in neuroscience gives her an invaluable insight into understanding the relationship between branding and brains.

Florian Grohmann

Florian is responsible for the technology behind the scenes at Startling Brands, ensuring that we maintain a technological edge in our digital applications. Coming from bio-engineering, he brings invaluable insight and the ability to solve complex issues with a well-thought-out, systematic approach.

Sonic Branding
Paul Bonomo

Paul Bonomo is an accomplished music composer and sound designer. He is responsible for sonic branding development at Startling Brands, where he strengthens the identity of our brands with immersive audio experiences.

Niklas Franz

Niklas is a character designer and visual development artist in feature and short film animation. He provides us with his valuable talent and knowledge on projects involving illustrations or character design.