Ivan Šantić is a graduate of Hyper Island's Digital Media program, which includes a consultancy specializing in real-world industry training using digital technology. He completed an internship at Native, a London company specializing in product and user experience design. He was born in Zagreb, Croatia and is a member of HDD, ULUPUH, and HDNP design associations. In addition to his design degree, he holds a B.A. in History - Studia Croatica.
With a systematic approach and ability to balance conscious and subconscious, force and matter, logic and inner gut feeling, he brings a unique perspective to his work. His expressive creative process involves tangible ideas, concepts, prototypes, and case studies. Proficient in technology and skilled in user-centered design, he has experience in a range of fields, including UI, architecture, VFX, industrial, next-gen, automotive, and cutting-edge products.
With industry and freelance experience, he specializes in 3D Motion, Concept and Industrial design. He has also worked with Photography, Graphic, and Web Design and managed various personal and company projects. His philosophy of creating clean, functional, and effective visual communication is reflected in his work, medium, and choice of tools, all with the goal of creating, adapting, and reinvigorating brands.