Our team

Sticky Design Studio is led by Jax Wechsler working with Associates.

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Jax is passionate about the power of design to enable better futures for individuals, society and the planet. Her goal is to facilitate the use of strategic and Human-Centred Design methodologies within business, government and the social sector. Jax strongly believes that improving the design capability of leaders and citizens, inspiring design practitioners and teaching the designers of the future about design thinking and social design are important ways to realise this vision. During her 15 years professional experience, Jax has applied Human-Centred Design approaches in varied contexts, supporting numerous organisations to both design and deliver more person-centred products and services.


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Suzanne Brown

A production professional with many years experience across film and TV production, content creation, creative concepts, cross platform strategy, writing, budgeting and scheduling. Suzanne helps Sticky Design Studio get things done.

Loves nothing more than wonderful collaborations and bringing a great idea to life creatively. Suzanne is passionate about design for social outcomes. She helps to run Social Design Sydney.


Mike Kelly

Having a background in digital product development and a current focus on service design Mike is a designer that is able to blend big picture with fine detail. His belief is that for change to occur it is the responsibility of everyone to design the world around them, and it is his mission to enable them to do so. Using a blend of design practice, facilitation and mentorship Mike works alongside organisations large and small building the capacity of the individual, and the communities they belong to.

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An early pioneer in the ‘desktop revolution’, Craig has a solid background in art direction for analog and digital media.

With a proven strong aptitude and visual talent for the medium of video, web and print, Craig  supports Sticky Design Studio with design services for presentations, tool-kits, videos, visualisations, and info-graphics.

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Ele Jansen is a collaboration game designer and teacher with a focus on play, story, ethics, and the commons (using emergence pedagogy). Throughout her PhD in Media/Design Anthropology she co-founded Learn Do Share, an international R&D collective that works to engage people in open innovation through storytelling and making. Ele teaches Innovation and Entrepreneurship at renowned Universities in Germany and Australia. She has advised with PwC’s The Difference and works internationally as a creative consultant with civic foundations and design labs.

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Nicky Sandler

Nicky is an accomplished professional communicator whose areas of expertise span marketing, communications and writing. She has deep experience designing  communication strategies, managing large scale projects and crafting compelling content.  Nicky is interested in working with people and projects that inspire her to design authentic, engaging communication that connects with people.