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Short CV

With a strategic brand and digital product development background, Melanie embodies design leadership, having collaborated with global brands, startups, agencies and the most talented technologists and freelance creatives. 

Find regular updates and work in progress on Melanie's  LinkedIn profile. 

Experience Design — with a rich synthesis of expertise in digital art, interactive design and research.

Melanie Daveid

is an Experience Designer and Artist driven by a deep commitment to human-centric principles. Her work transcends mere aesthetics, creating engaging and meaningful digital experiences.

 

She’s exploring the future of technology through workshops,  leveraging versatile media and blending scientific research approaches with a pragmatic hands-on mentality that makes innovative concepts graspable for anyone.
 

You can catch Melanie sharing her insights at events and workshops, spreading her creative mindset.

Talks & Events

Latest Project

Future Me

Which factors contribute to the perception of futuristic interfaces? Which sensation will futuristic interfaces evoke? This critical design project dives into the potential interactions between humans and technology within futuristic environments, employing a mixed media methodology. It's an ongoing project that has transitioned from a visual artefact to an exploration of motion and interaction, aiming at the exploration of holistic digital experiences through speculative design.

02.10.2024 • Salzburg

Opening talk & film intro: "Ich bin dein Mensch" by Maria Schrader

04.– 06.04.2024 • Barcelona

Adobe Live Interviews with OFFF speakers Stefan Sagmeister, Baugasm, Art & Graft, Buck, Vallée Duhmael, Stuart Langfield

12.03.2024 • Vienna

UX Utopia – Experience Design from a Speculative Perspective

Melanie is available for explorative workshops to empower creative thinking and educational sessions enhancing workflows and mastering tools.

 

As a speaker, she introduces Speculative Design Approaches in Experience Design and shares her perspective on the Future of Creativity with a focus on design.

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Short CV

With a strategic brand and digital product development background, Melanie embodies design leadership, having collaborated with global brands, startups, agencies and the most talented technologists and freelance creatives. 

Find regular updates and work in progress on Melanie's  LinkedIn profile. 

eBay

Product Management & User Experience Strategy

“Holistic experiences and human-centred strategies drive the engagement and trust of users in a thriving loyalty and rewards program.”

Enabling an agile collaboration between engineering, business and marketing teams to drive the Ebay Plus loyalty and rewards program.

Salzburg University of Applied Sciences

Senior Lecturer for Human-Centred Design

“Receiving endless inspiration and insights in exchange for feedback and shared experiences makes educating  future technologists fulfilling”

Fostering a design-driven mindset that enables the responsible and ethical development of digital products that serve a purpose in today’s society. Educational input on Gestalt theory and impulse workshops for experience design.

Onefootball

User Experience Design & Team Management

“Football fans' passion for their team drives digital product development beyond data. It's relying on intuition, empathy, and a unified team mindset centred around a love for the game.”

Design leadership and management of the visual design, product design, user research and user support teams. Supervision of holistic experience design decisions across platforms, applications and content areas. 

Adobe Live

Live Moderation,  Interviews

& Video Content Strategy

"An open and diverse community is key to infinite creativity and personal growth."

150+ hours of live moderation, interviews, educational tutorials and product presentations for and with creatives from collaborating with creatives ranging from artsy to tech disciplines. Conducted in remote settings, from the studio, and in person at events. Planning of the Adobe Live content strategy for the German and UK community.

Image: Adobe Commission

eBay

Product Management & User Experience Strategy

“Holistic experiences and human-centred strategies drive the engagement and trust of users in a thriving loyalty and rewards program.”

Enabling an agile collaboration between engineering, business and marketing teams to drive the Ebay Plus loyalty and rewards program.

Salzburg University of Applied Sciences

Senior Lecturer for Human-Centred Design

“Receiving endless inspiration and insights in exchange for feedback and shared experiences makes educating  future technologists fulfilling”

Fostering a design-driven mindset that enables the responsible and ethical development of digital products that serve a purpose in today’s society. Educational input on Gestalt theory and impulse workshops for experience design.

Onefootball

User Experience Design & Team Management

“Football fans' passion for their team drives digital product development beyond data. It's relying on intuition, empathy, and a unified team mindset centred around a love for the game.”

Design leadership and management of the visual design, product design, user research and user support teams. Supervision of holistic experience design decisions across platforms, applications and content areas. 

Adobe Live

Live Moderation,  Interviews

& Video Content Strategy

"An open and diverse community is key to infinite creativity and personal growth."

150+ hours of live moderation, interviews, educational tutorials and product presentations for and with creatives from collaborating with creatives ranging from artsy to tech disciplines. Conducted in remote settings, from the studio, and in person at events. Planning of the Adobe Live content strategy for the German and UK community.

Image: Adobe Commission

Clients

Adobe, eBay, Onefootball, Red Bull, Puma Trac & Puma Football, Austria Tourism, Federal Ministry of Finance Germany, Intermusica, Boom Library, Pastel Bicycles, Wings for Life, Chaka 2, Loop, Bureau Now...

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