Dorian works as a user experience, interface and interaction designer, with a special focus on learning and wellbeing. For the Sydney School of Education and Social Work she advises on and coordinates projects relating to digital learning and is a member of the Faculty’s Technology and Teaching Innovation Team.
She is also creative leader at the Positive Computing Lab, in the Faculty of Engineering and IT and a User Experience Specialist for projects at the Brain and Mind Center.
She coordinated the launch of the Master of Learning Science and Technology degree among many other eLearning projects during her 8 years working at CoCo (the Centre for Research on Computer Supported Learning & Cognition).
Dorian is author of two books, Interface Design for Learning (New Riders) and Positive Computing (MIT Press) and has designed for Carnegie Mellon, Cambridge University, ABC, Channel 10 and BMG music. She also publishes articles on design in journals, conferences and trade magazines.
Dorian moved to Sydney from her hometown, Los Angeles, in 2001. She received a Masters in Multimedia Design from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor’s in Writing and Film Directing from Carnegie Mellon University.