The Wall Street Journal
Photo Editor
2014 – 2018

The Daily Beast
Photo Editor
2010 – 2014

The New York Times
Photo Editor
2004 – 2009

Carnegie Mellon University
MA, Design, 2021
MPS, Design, 2022

University of North Carolina 
at Chapel Hill
BA, Journalism


Ivar is a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in design at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. Previously, he spent nearly 15 years working in the news industry as a photo editor and multimedia producer in New York. His approach to design intersects with his experience in visual storytelling and creating meaningful user experiences. While building a foundation in design principles and practices, his studies so far include: interaction design, prototyping, social impact, ethics in technology, emotional design and design thinking. 

Say hello at ivardameron [at] gmail [dot] com.