Janna DeVylder

Janna DeVylder, principal at Meld Studios, is the former Director of Interactive Communication at SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) in Savannah, Georgia. She managed a multi-disciplinary team overseeing the university’s websites and was a key contributor to how SCAD utilized digital channels to meet its brand and communication strategies.

Prior to SCAD, Janna directed a team of interaction designers for Arc Worldwide, a Leo Burnett company. In addition, she has led large-scale strategy, information architecture and user experience projects for Orbitz, McDougal Littell and Giant Step.

Janna is very active in the community, serving as the
President of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA), an international organization dedicated to advancing the discipline of interaction design.

Janna received her master’s degree from the University of Chicago with an emphasis in psychology and anthropology, and holds an honor’s Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Iowa.