Timothy Keirnan

Interaction Engineer, Ford Motor Company

Tim has over 20 years experience solving product design challenges by applying methods from user research, interaction design, and technical communication. He is passionately devoted to improving people’s lives by involving them early in user-centered design activities and getting out in the field to learn what is really happening in their personal and professional worlds. Tim has led design and development teams to create products and services that are effective, efficient, and enjoyable for users/customers across a variety of industries including automotive, financial, home appliances, and consulting. Tim holds a B.S. in audio engineering and a Master’s in Scientific Communication.

My Sessions

Redesigning an automotive feature from gasoline to electric vehicles: A case study in innovation, branding, passion, and perseverance

Waller Salon AB

Join us for an interaction design case study from the automotive industry. We created a Human-Machine Interface (HMI) for a vehicle feature that provides household-levels of power in electrical outlets for our customers to use at work and play. This case study will reveal: · Our debate of re-using version 1.0’s HMI vs designing a […]

Interaction and Visual Design Senior Level