Natalie (Ebenreuter) Lehoux Design Research LabanAssist Interaction Animation Resume Portfolio

Natalie (Ebenreuter) Lehoux CV [pdf]

Dual Nationality

Australian & French


English, French & German

Research Interests

User Experience Design, Movement-Based Interaction, Interactive Gestures, Human Computer Interaction, Human Information Interaction, Interaction Design, Information Architecture, Interface Design, Service Design, User-Centered Research Methods, Product Integrity, Usability and Dance Notation.

Summary of Employment

September 2015 – Present “Ikea Group”
Country Customer Experience Leader

June 2014 – September 2015 “Fjord/Accenture”
Service Design Lead and acting Design Director

June 2012 – May 2014 “Cisco Systems”
Studio R&D Manager

January 2012 – March 2012 "École nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs (ENSAD)" Lecturer in Service Design & Culture and Engagement

January 2010 – December 2014 “Paris College of Art”
Interactive Multimedia and Service Design Lecturer

November 2009 – May 2012 “Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs France” Senior Interaction Designer & Researcher / Strategic Foresight

March 2009 – “Gobelins l’école de l’image”
Design Strategy Workshop

August 2007 – September 2008 “School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University” Visiting Research Scholar (Fulbright Academic Training)

September 2006 – July 2007 “Dance Department, Ohio State University” Visiting Fulbright Scholar

July - August 2006 “Faculty of Design, Swinburne University” Sessional Lecturer in Multimedia Design

February – June 2006 “Faculty of Design, Swinburne University” 1st year Convener & Sessional Lecturer in Multimedia Design

February 2004 - 2005 “Faculty of Design, Swinburne University” Sessional Lecturer in Multimedia Design

January 2004 – February 2006 "David Trewern Design"
Freelance Designer/Developer

March 2003 - December 2003 "David Trewern Design" Junior Designer/Developer

July - September 2003 “National Institute of Design, Swinburne” Assistant Sessional Lecturer in Multimedia Design

January 2002 - March 2002, June 2002 - July 2002 "Momentum Animation Studios" 3D Trainee in Modelling and Animation

January 2000 - February 2001 "Calc Multimedia, Victoria University" Multimedia Developer

January 1994 - August 1998 "Dresden Ballet"
Gruppen Tanzer mit Solo (Corps de Ballet and Soloist roles)

October – December 1993 "The Australian Ballet"
Corps de Ballet

January – October 1993 "The Royal New Zealand Ballet"
Corps de Ballet


2011-2013 “Alcatel-Lucent Technical Academy”
2009 “French Civilization – Sorbonne University”
French Foreign Language Studies Niveau Elémentaire

2005 – 2008 “Faculty of Design, Swinburne University”
PhD in Design

2006 “Australian-American Fulbright Commission”
Fulbright Scholar
2001 - 2004 "National School of Design, Swinburne University" Bachelor of Multimedia Design Honours (First Class)

1999 "The Computer Graphics School" Advanced Certificate in Graphic Design, Diploma in Web Design

1990 - 1992 “The Australian Ballet School” Diploma in Dance
Academic Achievements

2014 Reviewer for PDC 2014 [www] , TVX 2014 [www] & NordCHI 2014 [www], long & short papers

2013 Presenter in the IBC 2013 Paper session 'Smart Viewer Interfaces', Amsterdam, Netherlands [www]

2013 Participant in the CHI 2013 Workshop 'Exploring and Enhancing the User Experience for TV', Paris, France [www] and [www]

2012 Presenter at the Service Design Network's global conference, Paris, France [www]

2012 Service Design Network Academic Representative

2012 Reviewer for TEI 2013 long & short papers

2012 Invited Presenter with Dominique Decotter in the Institute for Research and Innovation's (IRI) Digital Studies Seminar, Paris, France [www]

2012 Associate Editor for Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, Volume 5 [www]

2011 Presenter for UX Paris - Designing dynamic systems of communication at La Cantine, Paris, France [www]

2011 Participant in the Inaugural Alcatel-Lucent - mPedigree - rLG m-Learning - Service Provider Workshop in Accra, Ghana [www]

2011 Presenter at the Design, Development and Research conference, Cape Town, South Africa [www]

2011 Presenter at the 17th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Istanbul, Turkey [www]

2011 Alcatel-Lucent Technical Academy Member

2011 Presenter at Designing Pleasurable Products and Interfaces conference 'How Can Design Research serve Industry?', Milan, Italy [www]

2011 Invited participant in ACU's Connected summit Panel Discussion. What Things May Come: A Panel Discussion on ePublishing and eBooks [www] [podcast]

2011 Invited presenter in ACU's Connected Summit. Track 3: The Future of Books, 'Social Learning: Designing Interactive Tools to Enable Active Reading and Sharing' [www]

2011 Invited participant in Making visible the invisible: Art, Design and Science in data visualisation conversational conference

2011 Committee Member for the IADIS Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI) 2011 Conference

2010 European Community Project Proposal Advisor

2010 Reading Strategies & Task Analysis study for students that utilize e-readers at Abilene Christian University, USA

2010 Workshop participant: Crafting the Immaterial Materiality in Interactive Products and Services in the 7th International Design & Emotion Conference, Chicago, USA

2010 Reviewer for OZCHI 2010 short papers

2010 Reviewer for Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal

2010 Presenter and Session Chair at the Design Research Society Conference 'Design & Complexity', Université de Montréal, Canada

2010 Intro to Photoshop (SUT) is number 1 in the top 5 graphic design downloads at iTunes U

2009 Presenter at OZCHI 2009, Design: Open 24 | 7, Melbourne, Australia

2009 Reviewer for OZCHI 2009 short papers

2008 Presenter at the 2nd International Symposium on Systems Research in the Arts and Humanities: "On Interaction / Interactivity in Music, Design, Visual and Performing Arts, Baden-Baden, Germany

2008 Intro to Photoshop (SUT) is number 6 in the top 10 downloads for July at iTunes U

2008 Presenter at the Design Research Society Conference 'Undisciplined', Hallam University, Sheffield, UK

2008 Guest Lecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology's Institute of Design

2008 Guest Lecture at Pittsburgh University's Computer Science Department

2007 Swinburne University of Technology Research Student Publication Support Grant

2007 Reviewer for Kybernetes: The International Journal of Systems & Cybernetics, Special Issue: Cybernetics and Design articles

2007 Presenter at The 25th Biennial Conference of International Council of Kinetography Laban/Labanotation

2007 Presenter at Creativity and Cognition Graduate Student Symposium

2006 Fulbright Postgraduate Award in Visual Performing Arts

2006 Fulbright Gregory Schwartz Enrichment Grant

2006 Presenter at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design Emergence Conference

2006 Carrick Award for Australian University Teaching, Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning

2006 Presenter at CHI Doctoral Student Consortium

2006 Academic Board Swinburne University Student Representative

2005 Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Excellence Award, Swinburne University

2005 ATOM (Australian Teachers of Media) Award for Best Tertiary Educational Resource

2005 ATOM (Australian Teachers of Media) Finalist for Best Website, Best Multimedia Learning Reference, Best Tertiary Educational Resource and Best Educational Website

2005 Australian Postgraduate Award

Sport & Dance Achievements

2001 ”National Champion” Masters springboard diving
1meter and 3 meter - gold

2001 “State Champion” Masters springboard diving
1meter - silver

2000 “State Champion” Masters springboard diving
1meter – gold

1992 “James and Pamela Mill Memorial Scholarship”
Dance Scholarship

1986 - 1989 “Kathleen Gorham Memorial Prize”
Dance Scholarship