I love people and communication.
Hi there! My name is Maria Ågren and I’m a creative thinker who loves to work with people. I find titles to be a bit tricky and sometimes limiting, especially in the digital field where things are shifting faster than ever, but my passion for people, communication and strategy made me fall in love with the project manager's role.
I like to create structure, apply analytical thinking and to be the person with the overview. But it is also a matter of course for me to be part of the creative process and learn the tools and methods used.
Before I studied at Hyper Island I was working as a journalist. I have live broadcasted radio with water up to my knees and made TV news reportages about everything from murder scenes and accidents to drunken Norwegian people celebrating easter with christmas trees on top of their cars. If I wasn't a creative problem solver before, my years within journalism definitely shaped me into one. Add critical thinking, curiosity and ambition to that, and you got the 27 year old me.
I'm currently working as a Project Manager at HiQ in Gothenburg, with focus on VR- and app development projects. I love what I do and can't believe I get to be surrounded by such talented and inspiring people every day!
I always love to meet new people so don't hesitate to reach out to me if you want to chat over a cup of coffee!