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Professor Jun Hierholzer is an interdisciplinary designer exploring the full range of Design from print, UI/UX design, data visualization, motion to 3d video projection mapping and generative product design. She worked extensively on various UI and multimedia projects for international companies and non-profit organizations, such as Springer International Publishing, Juniper Networks, The McGraw Hill Companies, Dell, L'Oreal China, and the World Expo Shanghai 2010. Her professional work whose quality has earned over twenty prestigious awards around the world, such as the Willy Guhl Prize from the Swiss Design Centre, Asia Graphic Design Biennale, the Creativity Annual, the Art Director Club Award, the American Pixel Academy, and the Communicator Annual Award.
Prof. Hierholzer's ongoing visual poetry research project explores the principles of concrete poetry in dynamic interface and print. Her current project investigates the multiple connections between the visuality of writing in its expression in new media and the new social spaces emerging in China’s urban landscape in terms of their parallel processes of fragmentation and reconstruction. She is the author of the book “Motion: Imagination. Creation. Technique” (Shanghai Fine Arts Publishing House, 2010).
Professor Hierholzer teaches various new media related courses such as Creative Coding, User Interface design, Motion Design as well as other advanced Visual Communication Design courses such as Thesis and Portfolio.