Henrik Rieß is Team Manager and Art Director in the design department of the User Interface Design GmbH (UID). His work focuses mainly on the development of holistic designs comprising the user experience of products and their interfaces at the same time. Since 2009 he has been working on complex concepts for home automation and assisted living, everyday consumer and healthcare solutions as well as mobile media.
During his design studies at the Industrial Design Institute at the University of Applied Sciences (FH) in Magdeburg, Henrik Rieß got involved in the challenges of interaction and product design. Henrik laid the foundation for his interest in mobile technologies with his diploma work about mobile productivity at the Fraunhofer Institute for Graphical Data Processing.
As an expert for natural user interfaces (NUI) and mobile design Henrik Rieß is a regular speaker at the MFG, innovation agency for IT and Media in Stuttgart. Currently, he investigates and designs the creative use of Social Media Status on Smartphones.