Assistant Teaching Professor
PhD in Transition Design
Andrew is Assistant Teaching Professor at the Carnegie Mellon University School of Design, where he has focused on digital interaction, design fundamentals, web design, visual communication, and cross-media design systems. He is an also independent designer focused on design and organizational strategy, user experience, user interface, branding, and web design.
Prior to establishing Andrew Twigg Design Studio, LTD, he lived in Chicago where he worked at startups and in agencies on established and emerging consumer and business-to-business brand and content strategy, web strategy, and SEO.
Andrew is currently the Treasurer of AIGA, the professional association for design and on the advisory board to AIGA Pittsburgh; he has served as the Presidents Council Chair of AIGA, President of AIGA Pittsburgh, and is emeritus Board of Directors for DesignInquiry, a conference-alternative design research organization. He has written for AIGA Voice and UnderConsideration, and has had articles published internationally in DesignTaxi and AIGA Speaks, China.
Andrew is beginning research into the factors that affect the development of empathy, and what considerations people take in choosing whether or not—and in what respect—one takes action in response.