David Blumenstein

David Blumenstein is a writer, cartoonist and animation director. He is currently in an “experience illustrator” role (think experience designer/comic artist) at Insurance Australia Group (IAG).

David produces editorial comics for outlets like Crikey, Junkee, Guardian Australia, The Nib, Australian MAD and SBS Comedy. His 2015 book about pick-up artists is called #takedown and is available from Pikitia Press.

In 2012, David co-founded Squishface Studio, Australia’s first open comics studio, which functions as a workplace, retail space and classroom and recently celebrated five years in operation. It fosters collaboration and creativity, scolds foreign dictators, contributes to Senate inquiries and runs Melbourne’s Homecooked Comics Festival.

Presenting at UX Australia 2017:
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