Luke HydrickAssociate Designer
Luke is a designer and strategist with a drive to empower people and solve complex challenges. As a human-centered designer at Continuum, Luke creates innovation in highly constrained contexts through design thinking. At the core of his work is the use of empathy, curiosity, and optimism to synthesize complex inputs into usable insights and transform them into tangible and communicable solutions. Luke’s process is informed by experience in a wide variety of sectors including social innovation, healthcare, education, transportation, and packaging.
9:00 AM Design Thinking University
This introduction to Design Thinking provides a crash course on the design thinking mindset, from the fundamentals of human-centered design to design thinking mindset in practice. Beyond just the step-by-step methodology, take this opportunity to live human-centered design with the opportunity to address real case challenges and conduct primary research through interaction with Austin’s lively downtown scene.
At the conclusion of Design Thinking University, you’ll feel confident in your ability to teach and lead design thinking principles throughout your organization. Walk away with an actionable toolkit to improve design methodologies both at the project and functional levels.
Should I attend? This session is ideal for those who are new to design thinking methods, need a deeper understanding of the design thinking process or who require a refresher on how to effectively facilitate the design thinking process.