Dundee Service Jam is being organised by a group of design professionals and students in the city. They have already secured generous sponsorship to help ensure that the event is a success.
Kirsty Arnott is a final year interior and environmental designer. Having recently completed a successful co-design project as part of the Festival of Architecture, she is keen to immerse herself in to the organisation of her first Global Service Jam! With a keen interest in working with others, Kirsty is looking forward to further exploring service design thinking with the global Jam community. @kmadesign_
Jenna is a fourth year Interior and Environmental Design student at DJCAD. She is interested in service design and transforming spaces. Through previous co-design work she has instigated workshops with secondary school children and tenants within The Circle (a new social enterprise in Dundee) allowing her to gain an understanding of service design methods. She enjoys meeting new people from all different backgrounds and is looking forward to her first Global Service Jam! @jcookdesigns
Taylor is a first year general foundation student who wanted to be further connected with her community and fellow students since moving to Dundee last year. She’s interested in collaboration and working within a different environment. Connect with Taylor on Instagram @taylor_dewar
Andrew Forbes is an environmental designer who has worked on co-designing projects like the Test Unit in Glasgow and the Ninewells Hospital Empathic Design Challange. He enjoys a fun and energetic design processes. This has brought him to join in the Dundee Service Design Jam. @andrewforbesart
Mavis is a final year interior and Environmental Design student. She is interested in making connections with people through collaboration and idea-sharing. She took part in the 2014 Global Sustainability Jam and is looking forward to this year’s Global Service Jam. Connect with Mavis on Twitter @Mavis_F_
Claire is a third year illustration student who strongly believes in change by design. She has recently been involved in Dundee’s Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Symposium and Common Purpose Study Abroad Leaders, Malaysia. As part of the Jam team she hopes to further expand her global network. @clairohartley
Anna is a second year Interior and Environmental Design student with an interest in spacial and set design. This is her first Jam where she hopes to improve her networking skills both with designers in Scotland and around the world. Her previous experience with the Ninewells Hospital Empathic Redesign Challenge introduced her to interdisciplinary collaboration which she is looking forward to as part of the Jam. @iedanne
Stephanie is a second year jewellery student with an interest in psychology. This is her first Jam and from it she is hoping to network with other designers in Dundee and across the world and gain a greater understanding of service design and its role within public services. @6StephanieMarie
Through Linsey’s role as lecturer in Interior Environmental Design, time in industry, her undertaking of the Master of Design for Services programme at DJCAD, and experiences of working on the V&A Museum of Design, Dundee’s first community engagement project; she brings knowledge of creating human-centred experiences and spaces, driven by the use of co-design tools and methods to engage a wide range of people in the design process.
Melissa is a final year Interior and Environmental Design student. This is not her first experience with service design as she enjoys using these processes in her personal projects. This includes a group project conducted in conjunction with the Festival of Architecture, designing a den with and for local High School pupils. She is most looking forward to connecting with other like minded people around the world! Keep up with her work on her twitter @mmathiesondesigns
Jennifer Meier is a second year Interior and Environmental Design student at Duncan of Jordanstone interested in digital tools and sustainability. She is here to discover and share creative work, develop an awareness of the design industry and connect to other creatives. It’s her first time to get involved in a design jam. @jennifer_ied
Mike is Director of the Open Change service design company and an educator, researcher and writer in design. Passionate believer in collaborative cross-disciplinary working. Loves jams because they’re non-hierarchical, fun and an opportunity to work and think differently. @mikepress
Kim Tiong is a 3rd year Jewellery and Metal design student having participated in Ted X, Design Sprints and the design festival she strives to one day be able to help people through the work she does. Currently she is working on jewellery which incorporates wearable technology for he purposes of helping those who are mentally ill in the hopes that this will help them get through that rough period in their life. By doing the service Jam she hopes she can help people and understand more about how to approach and tackle these social problems. @Kteojewellery
Rachel Wright is a final year interior environmental designer. Rachel has gained networking experience in projects like GIDE, group of international design education and has gained the awards Armistead Bursary Prize and Guardbridge Paper Co Prize. Rachel is very interested in international networking and service design thinking. These interests are explored through her design processes. The Global Service Jam embodies everything Rachel is enthusiastic about! @RachelWrightIED