Marie van Driessche is a Deaf designer from Amsterdam. Being a designer, she is fascinated by how people interact with digital products and each other. Currently she works at VPRO Brodcasting as interaction designer with a focus on accessibility. Before joining VPRO she worked at ABN AMRO Bank NV and at Eend.nl where she designed for different councils and the Dutch government.
Marie has a BA in Graphic Design from the Royal Academy of Arts in the Netherlands and an MA Graphic Moving Image from University of Arts, London, UK. After graduating from UAL she moved to France to work as a designer. She worked on developing accessibility solutions trough broadcasting messages in French Sign Language by virtual characters.