Lexi Samut-Tagliaferro

Lexi began her UX career in 2009/2010 having completed a MSc in User Experience Design from the University of Brighton. As part of her research she conducted a study to assess the feasibility of a quantitative method to user engagement using a neuro-scientific tool called Quantemo. Throughout the years she has been involved in various UX design roles in the commercial, banking and telecommunication sectors working both client side (moo.com) and agency side (Realise, Sapient Nitro) with small start ups as a UX ‘team of one’ as well as fully fledged UX teams. She is currently free lancing as a User Experience Design Consultant & Tutor specialising in heuristic analysis, competitor benchmarking, usability testing, user research, strategy and design, Lean UX and facilitating other UCD best practices.


Luca Longo

Luca is a designer with 8 years of experience in web technologies, design and marketing, focusing on User Experience for Web, Mobile and Smartwatches. He’s worked with brands like Easyjet, TUI UK, Barclays, Harrods, Sony and more. He loves helping companies reduce costs and increase revenue by solving complex system-level design and marketing issues/problems, understanding a variety of user types and developing creative solutions that increase customer loyalty and satisfaction.


Dhananjay Garg

Hello! I’m Dhananjay, aka DJ. I am a research-driven product designer working in the startup design space and looking to solve big, challenging problems that leave my mark in the form of simple problem-solving. I have over 10+ years of design experience which can help you to inject research practices into your design process, crack & negotiate interviews with proven methods, build shiny design portfolios, write engaging case-studies, forward-looking design documentation and simple ways for pivoting into the design industry. I have built expansive databases of design discoveries and interview notes that I am eager to share with budding designers that can help kick-start their career. Connect with me for more details.

Ryan Carrel

Ryan is a visual designer currently leading creative across all touchpoints including UI/UX, brand, and marketing for Unfold; the premier storytelling app recently acquired by Squarespace. Since joining Unfold as the first creative hire in 2018, Ryan has helped grow the platform from 5M users to over 35M+ in less than 2 years. Also through the tools and templates he has created, he has empowered users to create and share over 1B Stories. Unfold has been recognized as an industry leader and awarded Apple Editors’ Choice, Apple’s Best Apps, and Google’s Best Hidden Gems.


Josh Chambers

Josh is an award-winning creative who has worked with the likes of Google, PUMA, Reebok, Viacom, IMG, Advil, and more – at agencies, as a freelancer, and as an agency owner. Unlike many creatives who focus on startups, Josh actually started one. In 2012 he founded a FinTech company that became one of CNN’s “Top 15 Financial Products of the Year.” Upon exiting, Josh founded Moon March, a creative agency for products with purpose and missions that matter. Josh is unique in his ability to run strategy and execute design, and he loves to do both.


Toby Silverman

Toby is a Brooklyn-based Product Designer working in Ed Tech at Grovo. After graduating from Tradecraft in San Francisco, Toby worked for numerous startups leading the design of iOS and Android apps. Simultaneously, he founded Otherwheres, a print magazine dedicated to showcasing San Francisco’s best writers and artists. With an endless curiosity for all things design, Toby is excited to help with everything from defining your design process to tightening up your visual skills.


Paola Sanchez

I am a Guatemalan designer for the past 4 years! I have worked in different cool industries such as Crypto! My feedback is very detailed and encouraging. I like to share meaningful resources that will help students give the extra mile and deliver amazing results!



Rabiya Jaffar

Hi there! I’m passionate about carrying out intuitive and impactful projects, digital products and services to successful completion. I work in diverse teams of designers, developers, business analysts and product marketing managers, to create user-centric products. With over 8 years of experience, my goal is to help people resonate with the digital space in a delightful way. I’ve extensive experience working in the e-commerce, telecommunications, and information technology industry. I possess high proficiency and understanding of design principles and graphic and visual design elements. I’ve had the opportunity to work in different design fields such as visual design, graphic design, web design, Illustration, branding, etc,. My approach to design is rooted in conceptual thinking and visual styling. My interests span from the tiniest of illustrations to the expanse of shared immersive experiences. I believe the future belongs to those who build it. I love working with people who have optimistic visions, big hearts, and humble states of mind.


Rochelle Reynosa

As a creative, self-directed designer, entrepreneur and mentor, I have a passion for collaborating with multidisciplinary teams within a work environment that provides further learning about the group as a whole and the impact we have on each other. I value personal growth and thrive on building and connecting sustainable communities. My design focus of late is UX/UI. I have over 20 years of experience in graphic, print, and web design.


Yazdan Naderi

I studied Digital Media Production at Umeå University after which I started my own production company which I ran for just under 9 years. At the moment I am employed as a Senior 3D Artist at an agency in Malmö Sweden and have been for the past 5 years. I have experience in most aspects of 3D production and believe that I have the mindset and ability to use my experience to solve most design problems I face and adjust my approach to suit the issue at hand.