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ABOUT


I am a designer at Microsoft, building next-gen experiences for Ink in Office.

My job is fast-paced and challenging, but more importantly, it’s going to allow users to do powerful and unique things in Office that they’ve never been able to do before. Our multi-disciplinary team of project managers, engineers, researchers and designers are constantly creating innovative experiences that are customer-first focused. Prior to Microsoft, I was an interaction designer at a digital agency in Chicago, as well as 8 years as a designer at award-winning architecture firms. I have a Master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction + Design, a Master’s degree in Architecture, as well as an Undergraduate degree in Architecture.


AWARDS
2016 // 1st Place - Science & Technology Showcase - University of Washington
2016 // R&D Magazine Lab of the Year for ECE - Smithgroup
2015 // 2nd Place - Toyota + Net Impact Mobility Challenge - University of Washington
2015 // Chicago Building Merit Award for Argonne National Labs - Smithgroup
2015 // AIA National Emerging Professional Award - Chasing Walnut
2014 // AIA National Emerging Professional Award - Assembly of Nine
2014 // AIA Seattle Traveling Fellowship Finalist - Surviving Snow
2012 // Green GOOD DESIGN Award for ECE - Smithgroup
2011 // External Solar Shade Design Competition Finalist
2009 // AIA Education Honor Award - University of Minnesota
2008 // AIA Committee on the Environment Award - University of Minnesota
2007 // Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Design Competition Winner
TOOLS
Adobe Creative Suite
Sketch 3
HTML
Principle, InVision, Hype, Marvel
AutoDesk 3ds Max, Rhino 3d, SketchUP, Unity
Concept Sketching
EDUCATION
2016 // University of Washington - Master of Human-Computer Interaction + Design
2008 // University of Minnesota - Master of Architecture
2003 // University of Minnesota - Bachelor of Science in Architecture



CONTACT

You can find me drinking coffee, riding my bike with no hands, and occasionally building things.
Adam Riddle // adamsriddle@gmail.com
Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.