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Oliver McCartney Dykes


Oliver is a Senior Designer at Meld Studios with a belief in using design as a tool to help solve the complex problems we see in the world around us. As a multidisciplinary practitioner Oliver works with the organisations and institutions that shape peoples lives and helps them to explore preferable alternative futures and transition towards them. 

Since joining Meld Studios, Oliver has delivered a range of user research, service design and strategic design projects in both the public and private sectors, engaging a range of clients, including the Digital Transformation Office, the Department of Human Services, the Department of Health, the Australian Taxation Office, Telstra, REST and ARUP.

Within a constantly changing world Oliver combines his passion of design with education to help people build the resilience and thinking required to create preferable futures for themselves. Oliver does this by regularly lecturing, contributing to industry engagements, creating university courses and tutoring. Currently he tutors and lectures the ‘Product Service-Systems’ course at UTS and guest lectures at the University of Sydney.