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Having completed his degrees in Applied Physics, Arts Criticism and Human Computer Interaction (HCI) with Ergonomics, Boz’s vision is to merge science and art, in search of the ultimate harmony of “the self” and “the other”, the “inside” and the “outside”, the “virtual presence” and the “physical reality”…This leads naturally to his career path in Experience Strategy and Design. In Chinese, design (设计) literally means strategic planning. Boz believes a holistic creative process starts with human centric strategic insights.
Prior to establishing BOZ UX, Boz has been working at Critical Mass, a global premium digital agency as an Associate Planning Director, specialised in brand / digital strategy and experience design directions. Before joining CM, Boz has led the User Experience team at CP+B Canada (Crispin Porter + Bogusky, overseeing the experience strategy and design through all digital channels. Boz’s agency experience goes back all the way to Zig, a Toronto based award winning creative agency and Elsevier Interactive, a digital agency specialised in Pharmaceutical clients. Having worked as a user experience director and senior experience architect for many years in the agency world, Boz has worked on gaining core insights through research and discovery, collaborating with clients, account, creative and technology departments to develop digital strategies, bridging technology and design to create persuasive and engaging experiences for many award winning projects.
From retail, e-commerce, telecommunications, media / entertainment, gaming, hotel / resorts, to health care / pharmaceutical and e-government, Boz has a broad range of industry experiences. With multifaceted skills like business analysis, user research and testing, user centered design (UCD), usability / accessibility analysis, digital strategy, information architecture, experience design and prototyping, Boz has guided innovative digital work for many clients, including Molson Canadian, Molson Coors, Richard’s, IKEA, Toshiba, Microsoft, Unilever, Best Buy, Toys “R” Us, New York Fries, Pfizer, Bayer, Merck Serono / Organon / Schering Plough, CAMH, OPA, Tourism Toronto, Evergreen, Ministry of Health Promotion Ontario, CREA, Scotiabank, Nissan to name but a few.
Digital Marketing Awards – Gold – AXE Showerpooling, Digital Marketing Awards – Silver – Mothers Against Climate Change, ADCC Awards – Merit – Digital – Special Events – Molson Gear Up For Gold, ADCC Awards – Merit – Digital – Best Use of an Existing Platform – Molson Gear Up For Gold, ADCC Awards – Merit – Online – AXE Showerpooling, ADCC Awards – Merit – Microsite / Special Events – YTV The World’s Longest Signature
Boz believes design thinking come from the power of great insights. Being able to bridge eastern and western philosophies, connecting art with science and find insights through holistic empathy, Boz helps bring harmony and success to your business.
With an honoured degree in Physics, Boz’s vision is to merge science and art, in search of the ultimate harmony of “the self” and “the other”, “digital presence” and ”physical reality”. Boz’s unique approach to design is a result of balancing innovative analytical thinking with a fearless creative mind.
Boz is a self-taught visual artist, a passionate audiophile, a seasoned collector of retro vintage things, a hobby interior designer and overall a creative thinker. Art is in Boz’s blood, but what’s more important for Boz is the freedom creativity brings him.