Maggie Hendrie
Interaction Design

Formally launching in Fall 2012, Art Center will be the first school in Southern California to offer an undergraduate degree in Interaction Design with Maggie at the helm. As principal of Maggie Hendrie Design, an interactive strategy and design practice, she has created business and service solutions such as software, iPhoneapps, social tools and consumer-facing digital products for such Fortune 500 companies as Allstate, PepsiCo, Sears, Mattel and Toyota Motor Company, startups and non-profits in the US and Europe.

Prior to this she ran Sony’s UX practice where she was responsible for working with Sony divisions worldwide to integrate usability, information architecture and interaction into devices and cross-platform projects. Her previous positions include Creative Director for User Experience at WhittmanHart/MarchFIRST, Inc., Director for User Experience at Caresoft, and Senior User Interface Designer at Cybermedia. She received her MA in Liberal Arts from Edinburgh University, her MS in Communication+Information Sciences from the Nouvelle Sorbonne University, Paris and her Diplôme D’Etudes Approfondies (DEA) from the Paris VII University in Multimedia Design and Communication.