In our Design Leader Series we catch up with the people who are shaping Design in some of the leading companies across Europe. In this edition we catch up with Juliane Trummer, VP Strategy & Design at Mormedi (http://www.mormedi.com/)
How would you summarise your career to date?
A passionate journey of discovery and learning.
What are your ambitions for Strategy & Design at Mormedi?
To help our clients to stay relevant, to offer consumers experiences that are efficient and delightful and to contribute to culture and the intellectual design discourse.
What advice do you wish you’d been given when you started out in your career?
Identify where and how you want to work, who and what inspires you and then try to get there.
What has been your proudest career moment to date?
Being part of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner design team.
Is it important to find your “niche” early on in your career?
No – I personnally think it is important to stay open and experience different things before choosing a specialization.
How do you stay relevant and learn?
Observation, reflection, conversation, reading, traveling.
What’s your best advice for maintaining a healthy work/life balance?
Play your favorite sport.
What’s the hardest career lesson you’ve learned?
Sometimes things are out of your control 🙂
Which design leaders do you admire?
Finally … Favourite interview question?
What is your favourite book?
Mormedi is a strategic design consultancy that specialises in “innovation through customer experience” in the areas of service design, product design and digital design. You can connect with Juliane on linkedin.