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Matt Jones is the Interaction Design Director, Google Creative Lab at Google.

Matt was Principal at BERG and has been delivering digital products and services since 1995. He was creative director for the launch version of the BAFTA award-winning BBC News Online.

Between 2003-2005 he worked at Nokia on areas as diverse as RFID / NFC applications of tangible / physical interfaces and the human universal experience of play. From 2005-2007 he was Director of user-experience design for Nokia’s Nseries range within Nokia Design.

In early 2007 he co-founded and designed Dopplr.com, which grew into an influential and popular start-up travel service, before being sold to Nokia in the autumn of 2009.

He studied Architecture, qualifying in 1995 RIBA Part II and BArch from the Welsh School of Architecture.

He has spoken at events such as Reboot, Ars Electronica, Webstock, O’Reilly’s Etech and FooCamp; and has written on interaction design, comic books and planetary-scale, self-replicating robot dogs for 10 years at magicalnihilism.com .

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Interaction Design Director, Google Creative Lab

2013 - Current   (over 3 years)

Visiting tutor

2007 - Current   (over 9 years)
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Company
2009
2013
Principal
May, 2009
Sep, 2009
Co - Founder / Design Advisor
2007
2009
Design Director
1997
2009
Internet Portfolio Executive, BBC Vision
2003
2007
Director, User-Experience Design, Multimedia
2004
2005
Visiting Critic / Project Sponsor
2000
2001
Director, Human-Network Interaction
1999
2000
Creative Director

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