Jens Obel

Nationality: Denmark
Area of Expertise: Visual Design, Interaction Design, Editorial Design

Jens was raised in Denmark, but grew up in Norway. With classical training in editorial design and self taught skills in web design, he has experience from Oslo based agencies like Dinamo and Geelmuyden Kiese. Working on concepts and strategies, designing for both digital and print, leading projects both large and small.

Before joining CIID’s IDP, Jens had re-joined a design studio he cofounded when he was seventeen. Helping them transition from design and production, to innovation projects and product design.

Jens is extremely curious and easily mind-blown. His strong interest in narrative and screen writing has lead to collaborations with journalists and directors. Jens believes in problem solving technology that feels human. He believes captivating storytelling is the secret ingredient in great user experiences.

While at CIID, Jens hopes to learn more about programming, prototyping and research. And to explore the intersection between art, technology and design.