Katja Forbes

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Katja Forbes

Founder & Managing Director

Katja is the founder of syfte, specialist in research & experience design, educator in Design Thinking and Interaction Design at University of Sydney and co-founding member of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) Sydney.

She holds a BA Communications (broadcast journalism), a Master of Multimedia Design and a Master of science (Human Centred Systems). Katja has been working in digital media since the mid 1990s back when everyone had blue hair and rode razor scooters around the office. Such a long tenure in the industry has afforded her with invaluable experience and perspective which she loves to share.

Last year she was named on the 100 Women of Influence 2016 by Australian Financial Review & Westpac. 

Specialties: User experience, human-computer interaction design, research, multimedia design, content strategy, programme management, accessibility and usability.

Speaker’s event

Future Making for Kids

Future Making is a fast-paced, hands-on session for 9-12 year olds and their guardians that explores Human-Centred Design and Design Thinking.In an exciting...

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Future Making for Kids
Location: Vivid Ideas Exchange, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia Price:

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