Dorian specializes in design for learning and wellbeing. She currently directs online strategy for the Faculty of Education at the University of Sydney. She is also Creative Leader at the Positive Computing Lab and a member of CoCo (the Centre for Research on Computer Supported Learning & Cognition). Her books include Interface Design for Learning: Design Strategies for Learning Experiences fromNew Riders (Voices that Matter) and Positive Computing: Technology for wellbeing and human potential (forthcoming from MIT Press).
Her award-winning work includes corporate eLearning and user interfaces for educational technology. She also designs for user-centered digital experiences to support mental health and wellbeing. She has designed for Carnegie Mellon, Cambridge University, ABC, Channel 10, and BMG/Sony music and publishes articles on design in journals and trade magazines. Dorian was a founding member of the Elearning Network of Australasia (ElNet) and is a member of UXPA, Games for Change and SIG-CHI.
She moved to Sydney from her hometown, Los Angeles, in 2001. She started her career on a Lite-Brite in the 80s, and later got degrees in Writing, Directing and Multimedia Design from The University of Sydney and Carnegie Mellon.