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Along the spectrum of researcher, game designer and artist
Queen Mary University of London
"All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better." - Ralph Waldo Emerson"
Pollie is a human computer interaction researcher, game designer and technologist whose work has always focused on engaging user experiences with technology. She has over ten years of experience in designing, developing and project managing digital experiences that range from web/mobile based platforms, physical computing to pervasive games. She has presented her work at conferences and exhibitions across the globe. Additionally, her work and research has been published in various venues.
As an educator, Pollie has taught physical computing and game design in workshops and universities in both the U.S. and U.K. Her varied experience informs her success at managing and mediating challenging professional relationships and fostering team building.
Barden earned an M.S.P. from the Interactive Telecommunication Program at New York University, NY, US. Pollie is currently based in London,UK where she is pursuing a PhD in Media Arts and Technology at Queen Mary University of London.
Pollie is known for her prowess in baking the best (American) sweet potato biscuits. Starts every morning with yoga. The best purchase she has made in recent year is her cycle, which facilitated her falling in love with exploring London.