Hörður is the Director of the Art Department at Brandenburg Advertising Agency, located in Reykjavík, Iceland. There he oversees the day to day work of the designers, as well as being a part of the studios Creative Director team.
He is the chairman of the board for the Icelandic Design Center, board member of the Icelandic Advertising Association (SÍA) and a regular teacher at the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. He is the previous chairman for the Icelandic Association of Graphic Designers (FÍT) and board member at the Art Directors Club of Europe.
After his years working as a designer, he has cumulated numbers of awards, had his work and writings published in various countries and published books on the design of the Icelandic National Flag.