Maggie Hendrie//Chair of Interaction Design, Art Center College Design
Monday February 8th 6-8pm
Room AH 306

Maggie came to Art Center in 2012 as Chair of the new Bs in Interaction Design.  As a practicing designer for over 20 years, she has worked with emerging technologies in Europe and the US for start-ups, incubators, software, and Fortune 500 companies such as Allstate, PepsiCo, Sears, Mattel, and Toyota Motor Company.

In 2004, she founded Sony Pictures Entertainment’s User Experience Competency Center and as Director worked with Sony divisions worldwide to integrate usability, use-ceneterd design and interaction into Sony-produced devices and cross-platform projects. Prior to that she was Creative Director for User Experience at WhittmanHart/MarchFIRST, Inc., Director for User Experience at Caresoft, and Senior User Interface Designer at Cybermedia. Originally working in France, her first interactive projects were videodiscs, minitel and CDRom games, as well as installations.
She received her MA in Liberal Arts from Edinburgh University, her MS in Communication+Information Sciences from theNouvelle Sorbonne University, and her post graduate (DEA) from the Paris VIII University in Hypermedia Design and Multimedia Communication.