Curt leads Ziba’s UX Design group, managing and meshing the expertise of interaction, visual, and kinetic designers together with the rest of Ziba’s cross-disciplinary studio to deliver consistently incredible user experiences. His team’s purview includes physical products, Web sites, applications, services, and more, addressing the needs of millions of users and a wide range of global Fortune 100 clients. Prior to joining Ziba, Curt was a creative director for Frog Design in Germany, focusing on user experience and software projects, and led interactive departments at Hornall Anderson and Publicis West, both in Seattle. He also ran his own creative firm in San Francisco during the dot-com boom. Curt holds a BFA in Intermedia Art from Arizona State University and has lived in Germany, Russia, Finland, and the USA.
Curt makes his own wine—mostly Italian-style red varietals—and enjoys fixing up vintage cars, especially Volvos.