With a track record of 8️⃣ years in the design industry, I have helped organizations 🦹♀️ build and scale products and deliver delightful 🥳 customer 🥰 experiences across complex ecosystems. Currently helping Microsoft build solutions for the emerging markets.
I believe effective 🙅♀️ product strategy happens at the intersection 🎯of design, business, technology, and the user. I thrive on collaborating with diverse multidisciplinary teams, solving business problems, and envisioning experiences that delight users; for design is not just tech skills, but soft skills too. 🧠🫀
📚 Holistics design education(+design thinking), setting you up for a 🧰 design job, planning and executing your next career goal as an IC 🎲 or a design leader👸🤴, I’ll be happy to help you succeed🏆. I would ❤️ to be a part of your career journey 🚀 and make it as smooth as possible, to help you realize and achieve your full potential.
Daniel Schwartz is.a product designer with over 15 years experience leading, designing, and creating first class user experiences for enterprise software on mobile, tablet, and desktop devices. 11 years of this time was at Oracle, following with leading design at startups after. During this time, his focus has been in enterprise software with a focus on complex B2B use cases, AI/ML systems, raising the bar of the expectations of B2B UX, data visualizations. He holds several patents and patent pending applications for his work and has spoken several times at ACM CHI and UXPA. Daniel also has presented technology-based art projects with the ZERO1 Biennial and Grey Area Foundation for the Arts. He studied Computer Science with a focus on Human Computer Interaction at Washington University St.Louis.
Julie Biot is an entrepreneur, mentor and user experience designer, with 10 years of experience in the digital industry. Julie started her career in France in a start-up, and quickly moved towards an international career initially in Australia. She has worked with international corporates in New Zealand, and IT companies in Latin America (Mexico and Argentina). Her clients include; Facebook, HSBC, Coca Cola and Fiserv. Julie is a digital nomad, she constantly combines work and travel, having visited over 40 countries. Julie is fluent in French, English and Spanish.
Passionate for people and progress, currently loving leading the product design teams. Design leader who focuses on design ops, design team growth, and product strategy. Usually found bridging design/prod/eng + business teams and coaching designers. Fascinated by improving lives through small, manageable behavior change. A fun lady striving to embody radical candor without using ruinous empathy everyday.
With a passion for Design, Accessibility, and User Research, Janis has made a career as a designer, an educator and local guest speaker. Her articles on Medium have been featured in Prototypr.io and UXResearchTO. Her talks were hosted at local events by Wordcamp, A11yTO, and the RGD. Since 2004, she has watched the tech industry evolve, and adapted with it – moving from humble roots in Graphic Design to becoming a self-taught UX and Accessibility professional. The gamut of her experience encompasses organizations of all sizes from early stage startups to large corporations including Scotiabank, Canada Post, and Rogers Media. Throughout, she has held numerous positions as both Senior Designer and Accessibility Lead. As an educator, she has taught and mentored design students at General Assembly Toronto and Ladies Learning Code. She continues to assist designers of all stages in their career, including providing advice on job readiness, career advancement, changing careers, and those seeking to enter the tech industry. Her unique experience and exposure also allows her to provide insightful assistance to individuals seeking to learn more about accessibility and user research.
In-house Product Design Leader specialized in the travel industry, currently working at TravelPerk—the world’s fastest growing SaaS company—and formerly at Skyscanner. Previous to the travel industry, I worked at a number of software companies as well as working freelance. I also advise startups on Product and Design and over the past 12 years have helped many companies launch products, brands and services to the market. My main areas of expertise are: UX Design; Research; Prototyping; building and maintaining Design Systems; Design Strategy; Scaling design teams; Startups. I also work with front-end technologies and can advise on HTML/CSS and responsive web design and design for mobile.
I am a design practice leader and co-founder of notallbad, working as a consultant focusing on UX and service design in both start-up and corporate environments. I’ve implemented design practices in both business cultures with many years of experience in Product, UX Design, UX Management & Strategy. As a designer, I am focused on creating human-centric solutions and interactions, and I look for opportunities to challenge the norm by utilizing best practice Design Thinking. Through extensive research and following innovative design patterns, I help companies to ask the right questions and find the right solutions, shaping their business proposition, customer service, and user experience focused on real people. Leading design teams and design reviews for different projects and companies in the past, I have supported young professionals, stakeholders, and people transitioning to UX, with the development of their career in design. In collaboration with design professors and other mentors, I also had the chance to dive deeper into mentoring and influence the future of design and technology. Through a practice-based learning process, we shaped the curriculum for Interaction Design degree, built on human-centered design principles and methods, for students, and creative entrepreneurship.
I have over 9 years of tech experience and a UX & UI designer for over 6 years. I focus on designers transitioning into UX, junior designers, designing in a startup, and remote design. I mentor because feel it’s my responsibility as a designer to share my knowledge and make you a better designer.
Hello! My name is Matt and I’ve been working in the design industry for more than 15 years. Since 2011 I have been focused on User Experience, and Interaction Design and currently work on enterprise SAAS products for Axway.
I teach in an innovative studio-based UX design program that covers many topics across the UX design process, including user research, prototyping, and testing. I do qualitative and quantitative research on human subjects, investigating issues such as performance and user engagement. I also study design education and design practice.