Stella Dou − MA Publishing
Stella Dou graduated from MA Publishing at London College of Communication in 2013. She is currently working on media products across multi-platforms as a user experience (UX) architect.
Where are you from in the world?
What are your fondest memories of LCC?
One of my fondest memories of LCC was conference. Conference is an important opportunity for students meeting people inside industry and building connections for future career.
What are you working at the moment?
I’m currently working on media products across multi-platforms as a user experience architect. I was leading the UX of The Week android mobile app. The Week brand has grown to become Britain’s best selling news weekly. I’m currently also working on The Week.co.uk responsive website and The Week daily news app.
Name three things you couldn't be creative without:
Social media, data, talking to people.
If you could collaborate creatively with anybody in the world who would it be?
I’ve already collaborated with some talents in media product industry. But if I could have the chance, I would like to collaborate with great product managers and user experience leaders from technology and product design companies, for instance Google, Apple and Frog.
Tell us about your future plans and ambitions:
For a short-term goal, I want to grow to be more excellent together with a great brand. For a long-term goal, I want to create media products not only limited on specific devices, but also deeply involved in every aspects of people’s life.
What three words would you use to best describe LCC?
Innovative, digital, open
What piece of advice would you give to new students?
Bring your passion to your course and your future career.
Where in London do you go when you need a little inspiration?
Cafes, exhibitions and museums.