anthony jakubiak

Attended Spanish Immersion school

1992

2006

Pursued engineering at

the University of Minnesota

Co-founded student group

to build wind turbines

myWater concept highlighted in FastCompany

Led first co-innovation workshop for executives

Taught first studio design course as adjunct

2009

2013

2011

2015

Co-founded my

first start-up in India

First design concept considered patentable by P&G

Featured in a USA

Network commercial

Product launch led to

+18M Twitter impressions

2017

Launched and scaled SAP's NYC design studio

I'm a senior leader, guiding organizations and driving design. I live at the intersection of human needs and technological capabilities, from devices, to digital experiences, to the services that enable them.

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ABILITIES

BUILDING DESIGN TEAMS

I have experience hiring, mentoring and cultivating high-performing interdisciplinary design teams - From leading a 10,000 sq-ft studio remodel, to relocating to NYC scale a new studio team from scratch.

PROJECT LEADERSHIP ON CLIENT PROGRAMS

I lead high-visibility design projects and programs, managing 

design/technology resources and coaching executives, 

clients, and stakeholders through the design process,

from initial strategy and scoping to final implementation.

DEEP DESIGN EXPERTISE

I am a seasoned designer with depths in Service Design, UX Strategy and User Research. I leverage my human-centered design mindset (aka: design thinking) and its methods re-frame problems, imagine new possibilities, and rally stakeholders.

WORK EXPERIENCE

EXECUTIVE DESIGN DIRECTOR

JP Morgan Chase & Co. // 2020 - Present

 

Scaling design and innovation within the commercial bank to build the next generation of financial digital products and services.

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR

Northwestern University // 2017 - Current

I teach graduate and undergraduate design courses at Northwestern's San Fransisco campus for the Segal Design Institute and Medill School of Journalism. 

HONORS & AWARDS

INNOVATION BY DESIGN AWARD

Fast Company - For best educational design // 2019

IDEA AWARD

International Design Excellence Awards - For Design Strategy // 2017

SAP

SAP Design // 2013 - 2020

I was a part SAP's award winning global design and innovation agency arm supporting enterprise wide innovation and product experience design.

STUDIO DESIGN DIRECTOR

2017- 2020

SENIOR DESIGN LEAD

2015 - 2017

EXPERIENCE DESIGNER

2013 - 2015

CORE 77 AWARD

Core 77 - For Strategy & Research, Service Design // 2017

JAMES DYSON AWARD

James Dyson Foundation // 2013

DESIGN STRATEGIST

TBD Innovation // 2013

 

Provided design strategy/research consulting around emerging technologies to identify the next billion dollar whitespace opportunity for a Fortune 50 CPG brand.

FEATURED IN USA NETWORK COMMERCIAL

USA Network Character With A Cause Initiative // 2013

KELLOGG INNOVATION NETWORK GLOBAL PRIZE

Kellogg School of Management // 2012

DYSON SCHOLAR

James Dyson Foundation // 2012

INTERACTION DESIGN STRATEGIST

Oracle Health & Life Sciences // 2013

 

Worked at the intersection of design strategy and interaction design for over 50 products and services spanning clinical R&D to care delivery.

DESIGN INSTRUCTOR @ INTEL

Intel Corporation // Summer 2012

Taught the human-centered design process and methods to undergraduate engineers interning for Intel’s Ultimate Engineering Experience.

ACARA VENTURE COMPETITION WINNER

Acara Institute // 2010

* I've also been honored in having my past work featured in FastCompany, Mashable, PSFK, Chicago Sun Times, Motherboard

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

U.S. Department of the Interior // 2009

 

Worked for the U.S. Government performing design cost estimation for National Wildlife Refuge assets valued at just under $3 Billion.

PLANT GENETICS RESEARCHER

University of Minnesota Dept. Agriculture & Plant Genetics // 2006 - 2011

 

Mapped trans-genetic wheat and barley populations

in a plant genetics lab throughout college.

EDUCATION

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

Segal Design Institute | Evanston, IL

 

M.S. Engineering Design & Innovation // 2012

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

College of Science & Engineering | Minneapolis, MN

 

Bachelor in Civil Engineering // 2011

*in my free time i like produce videos for Vimeo, ski, play tennis/soccer, and museum hop