I am a Swedish multidisciplinary design director based in Seattle, WA. I am also a hopeless optimist with a passion for human psychology, and creating access through technology and design.
18 years of experience in the design field for clients in B2B, B2C, Saas, Social.
7 years of experience leading design teams at three start-ups and at Microsoft.
6 years of experience mentoring students and giving lectures at schools such as the University of Washington (MHCI+D, GID), NYU (IDM), Parsons (PS), SFU, Hyper Island (DM) in AI+ML ethics, Inclusive Design, Transition design, and project reviews.
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I grew up in a university town in Sweden and started my design career 2006 building and designing websites. After college I worked in several design roles from Art Director in Advertising and Branding, to leading design teams at 3 start-ups and then evetually ended up at Microsoft. Where I am today working as a Design Director/Manager. When I am not at Microsoft I like to help government and communities solve wicked problems, and teach future design students.
Facilitating a workshop with Surprisingly Good to solve the health crisis and wicked problem of health in underserved and poor community Brownsville,NY
After working with the UW MHCI+D Students 2023
Mentoring UW Students on Design Thinking Principles and prototyping 2019
What do I bring to the team?
Skills & Craft
Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Zeplin, InVision, Google Workspace
Cinema 4D, Framer, Unity, Marvel, Principle, Adobe XD, React JS, JSON
Microsoft Fluent Design
Microsoft Power Platform
Microsoft Covid response
Microsoft Visual Studio Code
Magic Leap (LuminOS)
Honest Buildings (Start-up)
The Hunt (Start-up)
HONORS & AWARDS
Microsoft Design Week - Future of AI in Design
SFU - IAT 333
UW - Global Innovation & Design
Parsons School of Design - The New School
Microsoft Business Apps - Learning day
UW - MHCID
UW - HCDE
Berghs School of Communication