Originally from Brazil, Itamar currently lives in Bonn (Germany) where he works as Senior User Experience Designer at Roamworks and promotes User Experience Design as visiting lecturer at Köln International School of Design. He has been a juror for several international design competitions, including the first IxDA global Student Design Challenge in 2010.
Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, Itamar has helped global companies based in numerous countries (Brazil, China, Germany, The Netherlands, United Emirates, United States, Hong Kong) create great user experience through his advocacy of Design and Innovation principles. During seven years in China, he championed the User Experience Design discipline as User Experience Manager at Autodesk as well as Local Leader of the IxDA Shanghai chapter.
As an Information Design specialist, Itamar has served on the board of the Brazilian Society of Information Design and held lecturing positions including Guest Lecturer of Interaction Design at Köln International School of Design (Germany), Lecturer of Hypermedia at the Department of Design of Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (Brazil), Visiting Lecturer of Design Practice at École de Design Nantes Atlantique (France), Guest Lecturer of Design Thinking at Lasalle College (Mexico), and Assistant Program Director of the Visual Communication Department of Raffles Design Institute at DongHua University (China).