People, their stories and learning together with others inspires me. I believe that great design involves all stakeholders and by having the user in the center, include and involve them in the process we can create solutions that make an impact.

Contact

maja@bjokqvist.nu

Past Experience
EDUCATION

MFA, Interaction Design
Umeå Institute of Design
Umeå, Sweden (2017-2020)

Exchange semester, Product Design
HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd
Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany (2015-2016)

BFA, Industrial Design
Umeå Institute of Design
Umeå, Sweden (2013-2016)

Basår Design
Ölands Folkhögskola
Öland, Sweden (2012-2013)

WORK EXPERIENCE

IXDS
Interaction Design, Internship
Munich, Germany (feb-jul 2019)

BMW Group
Interaction Design, Internship
Munich, Germany (jun-dec 2018)

Designit
UX Design, internship
Stockholm, Sweden (jan-jul 2017)

RISE Interactive
Interaction Design, Internship
Eskilstuna, Sweden (june-dec 2016)

Zenit Design
Product Design, Internship
Malmö, Sweden (jan-mar 2015)

EXTERNAL COURSES

Pattern design and prototyping
Life drawing

DESIGN SKILLSET

My go-to methods:
Interviewing, participatory research/design, storytelling, prototyping, mock-up, user testing and re-testing, probes, wizard of oz, sketching, co-creation

Soft Skills
Interaction design, UX design, Service design, Motion design

Hard skills
Adobe suite (photoshop, illustrator, after effects, premiere, audition), Sketch, Principle, Invision, Keynote, Arduino, Rhinoceros, Keyshot.

LANGUAGE

Swedish – native
English – fluent
German – conversational level

Check out my process

I mapped out my own process as a way to collect my thoughts. I keep this document as a work in progress and are constantly updating it as I continue to learn and develop.

…or the rest of my work!

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