Carl Wheatley

I specialize in the placement of Design professionals at Facebook. Having a design background has given me access to a large network of talented designers and I’m able to build great relationships with my creatives.

I’m a self starter and problem solver with an entrepreneurial spirit, excellent communications skills and a track record of building strong relationships and collaborating with teams to build solutions.

I’ve worked with a number of high tech startups in the US and in Europe to provide application development and design services. I have a passion for working with startups and building creative teams.

Andrew Indelicato

I’m an Artist, Designer, and educator from Richmond, Virginia. I’m currently an instructor at Virginia Commonwealth University as well a Freelance Designer and Artist here in Richmond. I have experience in all facets of the design spectrum from conceptual design thinking to logo and UI design.

Jetmir Haxhiavdyli

Since 2010, Jetmir has been creating experiences and user interfaces for mobile and web software businesses internationally. He has experience in both leading teams and being a part of them. Besides empathy for the user, one of Jetmir’s main assets is understanding how to blend business with customer delight through optimizing the client’s digital touchpoints.

Adam Gong

I’ve been working in the industry for over five years. I am strong in interaction design and UI design. I have worked at a creative agency, finance, healthcare, and technology. I currently work at Waze.

Mathijs Sterrenburg

Hello, I’m Math! I’m an awards-winning creative director, allround designer & teacher from the Netherlands. I love to help people get better at design, and use it in such a way that it helps the world for the better.

Juliette Weiss

Juliette Weiss is a Senior Design Manager at Microsoft that has a proven track record at bringing version-0 products to life.

As Head of Design of what is now known as Willie’s Superbrew, she helped launch and secure initial funding for the hard seltzer brand.

From there, Juliette joined Microsoft where she initially worked on Window’s Developer Experiences and shipped the first version of the Window’s Mixed Reality Platform. She was then asked to lead and build a new product design team for a product that is now publicly announced as Dynamics 365 Connected Store. For the past 3 years, she has been bringing this product from incubation to general availability as well as beginning to incubate another, to be announced, AI product. She has been key to building a holistic strategy for Microsoft’s future of work vision.

Juliette is open to mentoring folks at various points of their career and is passionate about growing both design ICs and design leaders. She values design excellence and growing talent to improve how they approach work across people, product, and processes.

Nick Finck

Nick Finck is a UX professional with over two decades of experience in the industry. He strives to improve people’s lives through crafting well-designed experiences that matter. Nick currently consults businesses on UX design and research through Craft & Rigor in Seattle. Before this, he was in leadership roles at Amazon Web Services, Facebook, Ubermind, Deloitte Digital, projekt202, and his own agency Blue Flavor.

Nick’s contributions to the UX community go far and wide. He is an experienced public speaker and has given over 102 talks in 10 countries. He has mentored countless industry professionals and career transitioners. Nick is also the curator of UXSeattle.org, a resource for UX professionals in the greater Seattle area. Earlier in his career, he was the publisher of Digital Web Magazine, an online magazine for web professionals.

Cheriyan Manalel

I design elegant and unique digital products focusing on intuitive user experience. I’ll introduce myself, my name is Cheriyan. I’m a designer from Kerala, India with a passionate belief in the power of beautiful aesthetics and user experience to solve business problems. I steered my career towards UI and UX over 8 years ago, as I thrive on the challenges presented outside my comfort zone.

Since then, I’ve delivered web and mobile solutions for companies great and small around the globe, from large corporates to startups. I can help you find smart, elegant solutions that deliver lasting, meaningful experiences for your users.

Katherine Liu

Hi there! I’m a designer and illustrator in the Bay Area, and I’m currently in the process of starting my own company (just started in June!). Before that, I was a senior product designer at Instagram, and have also spent time at Facebook, IDEO, and Salesforce. As a product designer, I worked across product strategy, interaction design, and visual design. In my free time, I do freelance illustration (client work and running my own small art business)—would love to chat about any or all of these things if they match your interests!

 

Hugo Samayoa

I have had the opportunity to work in many processes with more than 10 years of experience I’m a multi-task designer, this allows me to be more creative and proactive. I’m a digital designer, the last 4 years I have been working in companies related to cryptocurrencies, wallets and exchanges.

I’m sure that I can show my students interesting things, good practices and help them understand the client’s perspective for their future projects