Donald is Founder and Creative Director of Donald Schneider Studio, first in Paris and now in Berlin – specializing in creative concepts, art direction and collaborations. His clients include: Balmain, Brioni, Cartier, Chloé, Condé Nast, H&M, Hugo Boss, Karl Lagerfeld, Gerry Weber, P&C, Aldo, Stern Magazine, Ultra Records, Versace, Vogue, Vogue Hommes International, Wolford etc.
Donald works regularly with H&M since 2002. He originally initiated H&M‘s collaboration with Karl Lagerfeld and created the campaign. Followed by collaborations with Versace, Marni, Margiela, Isabel Marant, Alexander Wang, Balmain, Kenzo, Erdem, Moschino etc. Additional collaborations and campaigns with celebrities such as David Beckham, Beyoncé, Jeff Koons, etc. From 2010 to 2016 as the Global Creative Director, directing all creative aspects of the H&M brand worldwide. Donald continues to work on special projects with H&M.
Often projects include TVCs and videos, Donald works with directors like Sofia Coppola, Baz Luhrmann, Guy Ritchie, Johan Renck, Jonas Akerlund, etc Since 2017 he started regularly directing himself.
Previously Donald was for many years the Art Director at French Vogue.