UX/Design Director with 15 years experience. Focus on Digital Product Design and Development.
Own design studio in San Francisco, California, for 3 years, and in Copenhagen, Denmark, for another 9 years. Concept design and hands on execution for companies and organisations such as: Apple in California, Nike, Yahoo!, Motorola, Nokia, AIA and AIGA.
Participated in a series of startups, all focused on the combination of design, technology and disruptive impact. Most recently co-created a Radar Detection Network with a Silicon Valley based startup. More than 75.000 people have downloaded the iOS app (US App Store alone).
Designed for a range of luxury brands. Have acquired a great sense of how the use of appropriately applied motion graphics can make the brand experience more engaging and memorable. Solid understanding of the technology that can make this happen.
Jury-member (digital) for three consecutive years at the Danish 'Creative Circle Award'. Comfortable articulating the rationale behind design decisions – and able to discuss that rationale.
Specialties: Creative Direction, Product Design, User Interface Design and User Experience Design.
Selected work: http://www.behance.net/thorbjoernkoenig