Designer . Filmmaker . Artist

Designer

Kirsten is a designer with skills in visual design, interface design, user experience design, and front-end web development. She is the Senior Visual Communications Designer at Creative Studio, Simon Fraser University. Previously she was a Learning Systems Designer & Developer at the Teaching and Learning Centre at SFU. She was also on the marketing team for Translink. Kirsten has a Masters of Art degree and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University. Many of the website and app projects lead or designed by Kirsten have won awards including: Horizon Interactive Awards, Webby Awards, and the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE/RCIE) Media Festival Award.

ClearBoard App

User Experience Designer

ClearBoard App

User Experience Designer

Simon Fraser University Websites

Communication Designer

Simon Fraser University Websites

Communication Designer

Alumni Appreciation Website

Web Designer

Alumni Appreciation Website

Web Designer

TouchCounts iPad App

User Interface Designer

TouchCounts iPad App

User Interface Designer

Scribjab iPad App

User Experience Designer | Project Manager

Scribjab iPad App

User Experience Designer | Project Manager

Investigating Forensics Website

User Interface Designer

Investigating Forensics Website

User Interface Designer

Chinese Canadian Stories Websites

Web Designer

Chinese Canadian Stories Websites

Web Designer

C2UExpo Website

Visual Designer

C2UExpo Website

Visual Designer

Waiting for Sunday Website

Graphic Designer

Waiting for Sunday Website

Graphic Designer

Filmmaker

Kirsten is an independent filmmaker / media artist and focuses her love of interaction design and video in the interactive stories she creates. Her interactive videos encourage viewers to become an editor of the video in the designed system. By picking and choosing what they want to watch, viewers change their experience of the story. Her interactive videos have been showcased at various festivals and conferences including: Women in Film Festival, iDMAa IDEAS Digital Narrative exhibition, and ACM International Conference on Multimedia. Her research on interactive film has been published in the Journal of the International Digital Media and Arts Association, and was presented at the Imaging Cinema, India Institute of Technology in Madras, and at the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University.

Kirsten is also an video editor and was nominated for a Leo Award in 2011 for Best Picture Editing of a Short Drama for Therapy. Her other short films have won first and second place at the Arts Connect: Quick Flick Challenge.

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