Name: Aaron Marcus
Country of Origin: US
Aaron Marcus, Principal, Aaron Marcus and Associates, Berkeley, California, was the first graphic designer to work with computers (1967) and is a pioneer UX designer and computer graphics artist.
He is Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, User Experience; Editor, Information Design Journal; Advisory Board, Visible Language; Editorial Board, International Journal of HCI, and Chair, Design, User Experience, and Usability Conferences. A Fellow of the AIGA and a member of the CHI Academy, he taught at Princeton, Yale, the Hebrew University and Bezalel/Jerusalem, and was recently Visiting Professor, Institute of Design, IIT, Chicago, and College of Design and Innovation/Tongji University, Shanghai. He has exhibited his UX/graphic design/art work worldwide and was included in ICOGRADA’s Master Designers of the Twentieth Century, 2000. He has published 37 books and 350+ articles. He has lectured/tutored worldwide at major UX/HCI conferences since 1980.
AM+A has designed, researched, implemented, and evaluated approximately 500 user interfaces for about 300 clients worldwide, including Apple, HP, Kaiser, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, US Federal Reserve Bank, and Visa.
His art/design works are in the permanent collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Letterform Archive/San Francisco, the Computer History Museum/Mountain View, the Victoria and Albert Museum/London, and RIT’s Vignelli Graphic Design Center Archive/Rochester.