More-than-human design. VR/AR. Maker.#
Chloe Skafte is a PhD Candidate at the School of Cybernetics exploring more-than-human design of emerging technologies. Her educational experience began with a Bachelor of Information Technology from the University of Technology, Sydney and most recently graduated with a Master of Applied Cybernetics from the Australian National University.
Chloe has worked in finance and real estate creating Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) experiences for customers and clients. She led the VR and AR portfolio for Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Designing and prototyping applications for Microsoft Hololens, Oculus and mobile devices and managing a development team to test the viability of the technology in the context of financial services. Her experience with VR and AR extended beyond finance to the commercial real estate space with CBRE in their Asia Pacific Digital Innovation Team. She led user research with brokers and clients and managed a distributed development team across India, Singapore, and Australia to create award-winning VR and AR experiences, and 3D mapping tools. Chloe has shared her experience applying VR and AR through teaching the Developing VR/AR Strategy Course at RMIT Online.
Chloe is an avid DIYer and maker. Some of her favourite makes are an automated hydroponic vegetable garden mounted on the wall of her house and sewing a summer dress out of retro tea towels collected on her travels across Australia.