Patrick Hofmann

BA '94, English Rhetoric and Professional Writing

Patrick Hofmann.For over the last decade, Patrick has been working at Google in Sydney, Australia as a User Experience Designer on Google Maps, and now leads a talented team of designers. His roots began at the University of Waterloo, where he graduated from the Honours Arts & Business program plus the Honours English Rhetoric and Professional Writing program.

Since then, his career evolved from being a technical writer, technical illustrator, usability researcher, visual interaction designer, to the user experience designer and manager that he is today. His award-winning work and undying passion for visual language send him around the world, as he speaks at countless international conferences and companies on how to optimize graphics and images to improve communication.

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo

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