Born 1979 in Überlingen. He studies in communication design at the University of Applied Science, Konstanz (Master of Arts).
While still a communication design student, he founded the corporate sound information portal www.audio-branding.de, well-known in professional circle.
In 2006 he cofounded audity (formerly Anemono), a agency specialised in Audio Branding with clients like Danone, Symrise or Volkswagen.
Rainer Hirt is also author and co-producer of the compendium „Audio-Branding“ and has been, since 2007, supervising various research projects with serval universities.