CEO at Sutika Sipus, Research + Design
Design | Greater New York City Area, US
Mitchell is an interdisciplinary designer specialized in social research, user experience and human factors research for creating user-centric technologies with large scale impact. He has extensive expertise concerning cities in conflict and data collection in volatile conditions, having worked in multiple conflicts throughout Asia, Africa, and Middle East. Mitchell has spoken at a variety of institutions including the United Nations, Oxford University, MIT; and has been featured in various media outlets such as WIRED magazine, Popular Science, and Gizmodo.
Mitchell is the founder of the Research + Design firm Sutika Sipus. In this capacity, he has pioneered radical methods to understand complex environments such as refugee camps, and has advised the governments of Afghanistan and Somalia on post-war reconstruction. He is currently a doctoral researcher with Carnegie Mellon University.
Specialized Skills Include:
Qual/Quant Research and Experiment Design, participatory action research and design, ethnographic field research, user experience research for HCI device landscapes, social mapping (GIS), statistical analysis and bayesian methods, usability testing, wire framing and rapid prototyping, HMTL/CSS, object-oriented programming