Alice Jandrisits, IDSA
Design Director, Liberty Hardware
IDEA Jury Member 2021-22
Alice Jandrisits is an Industrial Design Director and user research specialist with over 30 years of professional experience. She has directed teams of Designers in both consulting offices and large corporate groups. She has held roles within companies including Cooper Lighting, Sterling Plumbing (a Kohler Company), Baxter Healthcare, Heathrow Scientific, and Red Fusion Studios, and joined the Liberty Hardware team in 2017.
She is the Design Director for the Liberty Design Studio in Chicago, overseeing Industrial Design and Graphics teams.
Alice holds over 20 utility and design patents and has been responsible for successful ID implementation for dozens of product lines. She has been on global, cross-functional teams, applying research methodologies and NPD best practices to achieve optimized user-centric design outcomes.
She earned an MS degree in the Master of Product Design + Development program from Northwestern University and has a BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Alice is passionate about new product development and the end users, and enjoys professional and student mentoring.