Director of Interaction Design at Smart Design, Barcelona
Heather Martin is Director of Interaction Design at Smart Design. She leads multi-disciplinary teams of designers, researchers and engineers on the design of new products, services and systems. Her career has spanned both academia and consulting in many countries including the UK, USA, Italy, Denmark and now Spain.
Prior to joining Smart she co-founded the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID) in Denmark, drawing on her experience as Academic Director at Interaction Design Institute Ivrea (IDII) and research fellow and tutor at the Royal College of Art. She also worked at IDEO in London as a senior interaction designer and started her career as a product designer at Tangerine in London. Over the years she has worked with a number of clients including Prada, Lufthansa Technik, Intel, Sony, Samsung, Nokia, LG Electronics, and Artemide. She has a BA in Industrial Design and an MA in Interaction Design from the Royal College of Art.