Jill Nussbaum

Jill’s a passionate believer in the transformative power of well-conceived and smartly designed digital experiences. She’s had the opportunity to work at the forefront of developing technologies, and collaborate with brands that make a big impact in the world—Nike, GE, Samsung and Virgin, to name a few. As the executive director of product design at the Barbarian Group, Jill works with clients to develop long-term product experiences that explore emerging technologies, and oversees the user experience group. Previously she was an executive creative director at R/GA, and a key player behind the design of the Nike+ platform, which was named “Campaign of the Decade” by the One Club and Adweek. In her role, she oversaw the evolution of the platform to include Nike+ Fuelband, Nike+ Basketball and Nike+ Training.Jill is an active member of the New York design community and enjoys teaching, public speaking, writing and advising young designers and tech start-ups. She currently teaches in the Interaction Design MFA program at the School of Visual Arts, and is a contributing writer for PSFK. She frequently guest lectures at conferences and learning institutions like SxSW, AIGA/NY, IxDA and General Assembly. 

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