Hartini graduated with a Bachelor in Multimedia Studies from Central Queensland University. She is well-versed in both print and web-based environments, where it has benefited her in various positions, such as a centre manager, marketing executive, corporate communications and web content specialist for both marketing and human resource department, all of which she has undertaken before joining SUTD. She has a multi-disciplinary skill in email marketing, content management, web publishing, web analytics, Internet technologies development, deployment and operations. Hartini also has a vast experience in managing corporate, digital marketing and support web sites across countries in Asia Pacific, Latin America and Europe.

She is currently responsible for managing the development, deployment and maintenance of the 4 pillar websites in SUTD and assisting various centers and laboratories in SUTD with their website development, deployment and maintenance as well.

In her spare time, she likes to bake, sew, dive in the vast ocean and fiddle with photography. She is also an avid traveller, who enjoys learning about other cultures and visit various places of interests.