Log in to post comments Position Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Academic Area Graphic Design Office Hours By Appointment Only Location Main Art Building · Room N216 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Research Focus The role of visual communication and user experience design in human-computer interaction and electronic learning systems Annika is a designer, thinker, tinkerer, and teacher with over 20 years of experience in the graphic design industry. She received her MFA in Communication Design from the Braunschweig University of Art in Germany. Annika moved to the United States in 1998 to further her career in branding and design, and has worked for large brand consultancies in New York City as well as smaller marketing communications firms and agencies in both the U.S. and Germany. She is the co-founder of VoxPop LLC, a Denver, CO based startup that produces mobile voice training applications, and she runs her own company, Amala Design, in Atlanta. Before accepting the appointment to the Lamar Dodd School of Art Annika taught branding and graphic design at The Miami Ad School @ Portfolio Center, The Creative Circus, and at The Ernest G.Welch School of Art & Design, Georgia State University in Atlanta. She has been a Professor of Graphic Design at the Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah campus. Annika’s specialties include brand strategy, visual identity systems and logo design, website and mobile app design, typography, print collateral and information graphics. Annika is also a certified yoga and meditation instructor at the 500-hour level. She currently offers classes and workshops at Kashi Atlanta, an urban ashram in Atlanta’s Candler Park neighborhood. Annika identifies as non-binary and her preferred pronouns are she/her and they/them.