Kathryn Hing

Strategic Designer

Berlin, Germany
Hailing from Sydney, Australia. Creating user-focused products and services; digital or otherwise.

Work Experience

Autovision (Volkswagen Group)

Service Designer

Creating thoughtful automotive products and services for the Volkswagen Group; Skoda, SEAT, Volkswagen
August 2014 - Present Berlin, Germany

Thought Refinery

Design Researcher

A co-collaboration with Horeca NL (the Dutch hospitality Industry) and the tourism board Holland.nl, I created a Design Thinking manual, and deploying Design Thinking workshops for Hospitality students to help create innovative products and services of the future
January 2014 - April 2014 Amsterdam, Netherlands


Strategic Product Designer

Strategy, Rebranding and product development for the launch of the new Furtila Rickshaw in rural Indian communities
July 2013 - February 2014 Rotterdam, Netherlands


Delft University Of Technology

Masters of Strategic Product Design

Coupling Business and Design to create value within products and services. Topped off with some great research and a user-centred design approach, Strategic Product designers help to mould great products; digital or otherwise.
September 2012 - March 2015 Netherlands

University Of Technology, Sydney

Bachelor of Industrial Design and International Studies

January 2007 - June 2013 Sydney, Australia

École De Management

Cultural Exchange

January 2010 - January 2012 France


English (Native),
French (Fluent),
German (Conversational),
Dutch (Conversational),
Hindi (Beginner),


Crystal Cabin Award Association

Highly Recommended



Highly Recommended


Delft University Of Technology

The Royal Haskoning DHV Prize


Ecole De Management, Strasbourg

Photography Prize



Adobe Suite, Cadenced User Testing, Co-creation, Design Strategy, Human Centred Design, Prototyping, Sketch, User Research , Wireframing,