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silka miesnieks

San Francisco, CA, USA
Silka is a user experience designer who loves to creatively solve real problems using the latest technologies and UX practices that are destined to shape our world.

An award winning designer, silka has over 15 years experience that has encompassed fortune 100 companies and some of the world's leading design consultancies.

Silka's unique background combines fine arts, industrial design and entrepreneurship. This combines to bring a fresh perspective to interaction design that has a proven track record. Through the design process, she has an ability to make a surprising connection that ‘works’.

Work Experience

Dekko

Founder and Product Designer

January 2011 - Present California, United States

Layar BV

Contractor - User Experience Designer

June 2010 - November 2010 Netherlands

News Corp.

Experience Architect

April 2007 - November 2008 Australia

Silk Design

Founder

Clients: Openwave Systems Inc, Keenhigh Technologies (HK) Ltd, Attorney General Department, Australian Hearing, BSI Finance (Real Estate), NSW Businesslink and Macquarie University
July 2005 - November 2008 Australia

Telstra

Information Architect + Visual Designer

Client: NSW Attorney General Department
January 2006 - December 2006 Sydney, Australia

Eclipse

Creative Director + User Experience Design

Eclipse is now owned by the international consulting firm, Deloitte Digital, www.deloittedigital.com.
November 2003 - June 2005 Sydney, Australia

Marchfirst

Art Director

April 2000 - April 2001 Melbourne, Australia

Education

University Of New South Wales

Masters in Industrial Design

2002 Sydney, Australia

University Of New South Wales

Bachelor of Fine Arts

March 1989 - November 1993 Sydney, Australia

Languages

English (Native),

Awards

Real Estate Industry Awards

Best Website

2004

IMRC - HESTA Web Awards

Best Community Website

2005