Born Montréal, Canada
Julie Legault is the creative director, founder and CEO of Amino Labs inc, the company pioneering accessible bioengineering in the home and school.
As a designer, Julie works to make scientific and technological innovations approachable to the public, crafting experiences and products that invite culture shifts.
She holds a Master of Art from the School of Materials at the Royal College of Art (UK), degrees in both Design Technology and Arts from Concordia University (Canada), and a Masters of Science from the MIT Media Lab, massachusetts Institute of technology(USA). She has taught at Birmingham’s Institute of Art and Design (UK) and worked with multi-nationals (aston Martin, nokia, bombay sapphire,audi, etc), , museums, and pop stars like rihanna and imogen heap to develop smart materials, wearable technologies, and interactive art.
Julie is a fellow of the Coaching fellowship program for extraordinary young women leaders of impact.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Media Lab
Royal College of Art - School of Materials
Concordia University - Design and Computation Art
Cegep Vieux-Montreal - Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design
BIRMINGHAM SCHOOL OF JEWELLERY - 2013
V2_ lab for unstable media - 2011