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Henrik Jensfelt

Driving Smartwear design and innovation – Leading and inspiring design teams to create/make/design better UX for people!

Malmö, Sweden
• Over 17 years of professional experience in Industrial Design and Design Leadership, Design Strategy and Innovation Teamwork as well as User Experience and Product Development, Consumer Insight and Design Communication.

• Successfully in charge of concept development for a vast number of global products for high volume production – selling millions of units worldwide.

• Early phase ability to set creative and strategic direction and drive quality design work applied to human centered products from ideation to execution – both as leading design director and hands-on by example.

• Outstanding material and technical knowledge, concept creation, aesthetics sensibility, design skills in form-exploration, physical problem-solving, user research and visual/verbal communication.

• Deep experience of managing multidisciplinary design teams, including industrial-, interaction-, and visual designers through the design process both for internal execution and in close collaboration with external partners and clients.

To me, people in a world of constant change are an everlasting inspiration for creating new and better products. To enhance and support people's lives, I like to focus on the essentials, to simplify and give great enjoyment – finding the right balance between insight and innovation – that's beauty in product design well done! In addition to my curiosity, passion and drive to create, make, and design new and better user experiences for people, my strengths are to lead, direct, and inspire my design- and cross-functional innovation teams to succeed and grow professionally. ///Henrik Jensfelt

Work Experience

Sony

Senior Design Manager, UX Creative Design Center Sweden, Sony Mobile Communications

Responsible for leading and directing the product design team of Sony Mobile Sweden. Delivering Sony world class signature design achieving great success launching several new products at CES, MWC and IFA.
June 2010 - Present Lund, Sweden

Sony

Senior Creative Designer, UX Creative Design Center Sweden, Sony Mobile Communications

Responsible to lead, create, and deliver on pipeline, advanced, and special project assignments for smartphones and other smart devices – leading advance concept creation, material and manufacturing innovation.
June 2010 - Present Malmö, Sweden

Sony Ericsson

Senior Creative Designer, UX Creative Design Center, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications

Responsible for delivering Sony Ericsson world class product design. To lead, create, and deliver on pipeline, advanced, and special project assignments for smartphones and other devices.
June 2010 - October 2012 Lund, Sweden

Sony Ericsson

Head of UX Creative Design Center China, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications

Responsible for setting up, leading, and directing the UX Creative Design Center of Sony Ericsson in China - recruiting and heading up a full team of Industrial Design, Color&Material Design, UI/Interaction Design. Designed and completed 13 mobile phones in 18 months, all launched on time globally.
June 2007 - August 2010 Beijing, China

Sony Ericsson

Industrial Design Manager, UX Creative Design Center, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications

Responsible for leading and directing the industrial design of all Sony Ericsson high-end product; worked hands-on as industrial designer on several of the projects.
January 2004 - June 2007 Lund, Sweden

Sony Ericsson

Creative Producer, UX Creative Design Center, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications

Responsible for the industrial design of the high-end portfolio of Sony Ericsson. Worked hands-on as industrial designer on several key projects.
October 2001 - January 2004 Lund, Sweden

Ericsson

Senior Industrial Designer, Ericsson Mobile COmmunications

Responsible industrial designer of mobile phone and accessory proejcts. Core member of Sony+Ericsson joint venture design team.
1999 - 2001 Lund, Sweden

Ericsson

Product Innovator and Planner, Mobile Phone Accessories

Responsible for establishing a new product category for Ericsson accessories - IMAGEWARE - including the industrial design of all products in the portfolio.
August 1997 - August 1999 Lund, Sweden

T Design AB

Industrial Designer

Responsible industrial designer for projects within lighting-, medical-, interior-, transportation-, and consumer products.
January 1996 - June 1997 Jonkoping, Sweden

Education

Parsons The New School For Design

MFA Product Design

July 1993 - January 1994 New York City, New York, United States

Konstfack

MFA Industrial Design

August 1991 - June 1995 Stockholm, Sweden

Swedish Army

Chief of Platoon, Swedish Armed Forces

15 months of training leading a platoon of 30 soldiers in the armed forces. Military training used to be mandatory by Swedish law.
Activities and Societies: Awarded best-in-class
June 1990 - August 1991 Sweden

Bromma Gymnasium

High School Graduation, Natural Sciences Program

Studied highest level of mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology as well as social sciences and languages.
Activities and Societies: Soccer, Track&Field, Chemistry
August 1986 - June 1990 Stockholm, Sweden

Languages

Swedish (Native),
English (Fluent),
French (Conversational),
Chinese (Beginner),

Awards

IF Product Design Award

W950 Smartphone

2007

IF Product Design Award

M600 Smartphone

2007

IF Product Design Award

K750 Cyber-Shot Mobile Phone

2006

Emmy Award

Best International Documentary

1996

Apple Inc.

Apple Interface Design Project

1994

Skills

3D Visualization, Adobe Creative Suite, Alias Studio Tools, Art Direction, C, Communication Skills, Concept Design, Consumer Insight, Creative Direction, Design Management, Design Strategy, Design Thinking, Disruptive Technologies, Experience Design, Industrial Design, Interaction Design, Keyshot, Leadership, Mobile Devices, Product Design, Product Development, Solid Works, Strategic Design, User Experience, User Experience Design, User-centered Design,