Katie Koch is a designer and teacher based in Stockholm, Sweden. She’s a designer at Spotify, where she works with a talented, multi-disciplinary team to innovate on the payment experience. Before moving to Sweden, she led a design team at American Express creating experiences that meet the needs of people traditionally underserved by financial institutions.

Katie is co-founder of Project: Interaction, an after-school program that teaches interaction design to high school students. She has taught design at Parsons, the New School for Design and The Cooper-Hewitt in New York.


Work & teaching

  • Spotify

    Senior designer, 2016-present

  • SVA Summer Immersion in Interaction Design for high school students

    Course designer and teacher, August 2015

  • American Express

    Design Director, 2012-2016

  • Parsons, The New School for Design

    Undergraduate interaction core teacher, 2011-2014

  • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum’s teen design program

    Workshop leader, 2011

  • Public Workshop

    Teaching fellow at Taliesin, June 2011

  • Project: Interaction

    Co-founder and teacher, 2009-2012

  • pixelkated

    Consultant, designer, and wrangler since 2006