Greg Melander is an Experience Designer who strives to make the complex simple and the mundane emotional. Based in Seattle Washington, Greg works on future products as a Sr. Experience Design Lead in the Analog group.
Previously he worked on future vision at Bing and innovative social ideas at FUSE labs. Previous to FUSE he worked in the Entertainment & Devices Group. Working across groups, he collaborated to create one of the first proof of concept prototypes the Microsoft Kinect. Later, for the Windows Phone, he pioneered the new “Live Tiles” home screen design and the “Metro” design language. Greg’s first job at Microsoft was in Windows, where he helped establish the “AERO” design language and has been named on numerous design patents.
Before coming to Microsoft Greg co-founded the start-up Powersearch.com and Mindcrossing.com, both social search and expert crowd sourcing web sites. His passion for great design continues to show as he develops new rich user experiences.
- Experience Design Pyramid Framework
- The best Dream Factories will win
- User experiences are
- Design Philosophy
- Process 1 and 2
- What is great design?
- Be contagious
- Why I blog
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