Visual Innovation, Denmark
I am a visual innovator, building and maintaining corporate visual identities in Media Houses. I work mainly with development of new digital products, cross-organizational, focusing on user experience, the right product for the right people and aesthetic.
Before founding my own firm, Visual Innovation, I was Head of Design at ALT for Damerne for 3 years, a lifestyle Womans Magazine, and Head of Design at Dagbladet Børsen for 8 years, a daily financial newspaper. And before I worked 11 years as a graphic designer at Politiken, a daily Newspaper. I am a juror in both national and international design competitions.
Björn Heselius (chairperson of the jury)
Principal Designer at Nitor Digital Engineering, a consultancy in Stockholm and Helsinki.
As a facilitator and leader, brand strategist and art director, Björn works in the borderlines where tech and psychology, innovation and art meet. He is on a mission to create the best user experiences in the world, through empathy and customer-driven design.
Björn’s background is in the field of education, web development, and visual journalism for some of the largest media companies as well as public sector in both Finland and Sweden.
His work for digital and printed publications has received numerous international awards for design, art direction, and visual strategy. Björn is an experienced judge of journalistic design and UX in Northern Europe, continental Europe and Northern America.
UX manager at Mittmedia in Sundsvall, Sweden
Johan has worked with UX design the last couple of decades and currently focus on digital news design within Mittmedia and Bonnier news. He’s currently in the process of redesigning Mittmedia local news site and apps together with his awesome UX team at Mittmedia. He’s really looking forward to have a look at all the digital entries in the SNSDS design competition!
Data journalist Bergens Tidende, Norway