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139 mentors

  • Branding
  • Illustration
  • Product Design
  • UX Design

Magnus Roos

Managing Principal/Co-Founder, Perimark, LLC

Portland, United States

Magnus is a UX Designer and Visual Storyteller with 10+ years of experience designing and delivering performance-driven web applications and marketing solutions across diverse industries, including, but not limited to, advertising, healthcare, legal, and consumer goods and services. He prides himself on communicating great design and crafting best-of-breed experiences on—and beyond—the screen and is passionate about shaping products and services that help people focus on what they do best: be human. Magnus brings a unique skill set of design strategy, user research, information architecture and content strategy, user interface design, and usability testing. He has a proven track record of leading clients and project teams from ambiguity to clarity by setting direction that effectively combines user, business, and development goals. Magnus also has an MBA and experience in brand and product management, bringing to life digital strategy and marketing programs. He uses data analysis and team leadership skills to make informed decisions and create a path and vision for teams to execute. His background, experience, and versatile skill set allows him to identify, articulate, and bridge the gap between business objectives and creative execution.

Mentor Programs:
Launching

Price: $50

  • Interaction Design
  • Product Design
  • Product Management
  • Service Design
  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • UX Research

Lia Fetterhoff

Sr. UX/UI Designer, SkySlope

Roseville, United States

I design with intention and align for impact, and my strengths are in interaction design and systems thinking. I tackle end-to-end product design strategy, planning, definition, execution and delivery. I'm an ex-Googler, and also have experience in freelancing, startups as well as user research, content strategy. I also run Roseville UX, a local design community, and co-created the Life Experience Design podcast.

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching, Learning

Price: $75

  • Product Design
  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • UX Research
  • Visual Design

Deborah Dennis

Lead UX Designer & Researcher, TopTal

Oakland, United States

I am a UX Design & Research expert in analyzing users needs and crafting creative and engaging interaction designs. I am well versed in making complex products into simple easy to use products. I've designed mobile, web and SaaS apps for Visa, Apple, Intel, Autodesk, Symantec, and multiple startups. I'm currently an independent UX consultant.

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching, Learning

Price: $50

  • Interaction Design
  • Product Design
  • Product Management
  • Service Design
  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • UX Research

Elina Zhang

UX Designer, Blacklane

Berlin, Germany

Rachel is a senior UX/service design consultant and mentor who has worked in international design agencies, startups and big corporates and also as a freelancer with many years of experience in various industries such as mobility and e-commerce. She has mentored many students online and helped them land a job as UI/UX designers or researchers.

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching

Price: $35

  • Branding
  • Illustration
  • Product Design
  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • Visual Design

Justin Gilman

Owner, Managing Director, Studio Rubric

Garrison, United States

I am currently owner of Studio Rubric,  a remote team of designers, strategists, and developers who build websites and design digital products. I chose to start my own studio after experiencing the life of a designer for smaller companies and global ad agencies. I wanted to be my own boss — set my schedule, choose my clients, grow a team, and launch awesome work. Being a designer and starting a studio has taught me many things that I want to share with you!    

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching, Learning

Price: $90

  • Product Design
  • UI Design
  • UX Design

Suzanne Richards

Sr. Content Designer & Strategist, Climate Corporation

Sacramento, United States

Are you interested in UX writing? If yes, I’m so glad because I’m a UX writer, and it’s the best job I’ve ever had. Writers like me not only solve customer problems, but also build relationships with customers, too. And if done right, they will fall in love with your product. So you could say we’re matchmakers.Fi  

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching, Learning

Price: $40

  • Interaction Design
  • Product Design
  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • UX Research
  • UX Writing

Janis Yee

Design Educator, Independent

Toronto, Canada

Janis is a Toronto-based senior experience designer who loves sharing her knowledge with UX students. Currently, she is an instructor at GA Bitmaker Labs in the UX and Product Design Immersive Course. She has been around the block at all sizes of companies from corporations such as Metroland, Rogers, and Career Cruising down to startups, and everything in between. Her experience includes working within agile and cross-functional team environments, the design of complex enterprise software for Educators, and custom analytics from the ground up for Marketers. She also has a strong understanding of Inclusive Design, User Research, and Project Management.  

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching

Price: $40

  • Interaction Design
  • UI Design
  • UX Design

Nicole Saidy

Self-employed, Independent

Amsterdam, Netherlands

I’m a UI/UX designer with 7+ years of experience. I've been a design consultant & digital nomad for the past 2 years. I'm on a mission to inspire people about design by traveling around the world to speak at international conferences, coach at Le Wagon coding bootcamp and write design articles on my blog. My freelance work focuses on the full UI/UX design process from wireframing to prototyping to light front-end development.    

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching

Price: $49

  • Interaction Design
  • Product Design
  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • UX Research

Ruben Santa

UX Designer, Google

San Francisco, United States

Hi my name is Ruben, I'm a UX Designer at Google. More recently, I started a San Francisco based startup with the goal of helping to end world hunger (www.isabel.io). Prior to this, I worked as a UX designer at eBay, a UX designer at Warner Brothers and few more creative companies, which you can learn more about through my LinkedIn profile. In my experiences I've been a part of several collaborative team-design efforts. Varying from experience design research to interactive product development – fully immersed in the process from concept to execution. Through these experiences I've had the opportunity to lead and collaborate with a diverse set of talented designers and engineers.  

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching

Price: $100

  • Branding
  • Graphic Design
  • Visual Design

Courtney Eliseo

Self-employed, En Route Workshop

Seattle, United States

I have been working in the design world since 2004, after graduating from Syracuse University's Communications Design program. I worked at an agency for several years in New York City while freelancing on the side, launching both the design studio, Seamless Creative, and Design Work Life, a design inspiration blog, in 2008. Both my day job and side job primarily encompassed brand development and brand identity design, though I also produced plenty of work falling into the categories of print, web and user experience. I lived the two full-time jobs life until I left to work for myself full time in 2010, and since then I've developed brands for small businesses across a variety of industries. This year I started En Route Workshop, where I am focusing more on brand development and design, while working on lots of new projects behind the scenes.  

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching

Price: $50

  • Branding
  • Interaction Design
  • Product Design
  • Product Management
  • Service Design
  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • UX Research
  • UX Writing
  • Visual Design

Chris Roy

Principal Product Design Manager, TravelPerk

Barcelona, Spain

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.  

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching

Price: $60

  • Product Design
  • Visual Design

Kaci Obrero

Freelance Illustrator/Graphic Designer,

Glendora, United States

A seasoned and accomplished illustrator/graphic designer with over ten years of experience an extensive background in character conception, style guide illustration, photo retouching/compositing, color correction, children’s books, photo realistic illustration along with DVD and movie key art. Illustration, design, character conception, photo-compositing, photo-retouching, and style guide work on many exciting projects, including Despicable Me, The Lorax, Minions, Pets, Curious George, Monster High, Barbie, Sing, and Urban Decay.  

Mentor Programs:
Building

Price: $25

  • Branding
  • Front-End Web Dev.
  • Graphic Design
  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • Visual Design

Ari Krzyzek

Chief Designer, Chykalophia

Evanston, United States

Co-Founder of Branding and Marketing studio Chykalophia, Ari offers through her design studio a unique and vibrant international perspective. The captivating vitality of her design garnered Ari recognition as winner of the Annual Design Award 2010 for Best Product Packaging Design. Ari has also worked in a corporate environment, executing email campaigns as digital designer for Sears Holdings Corp., teaching visual and UI design classes/programs, working with startup, entrepreneurs and businesses on various design projects. Continuing her creative exploration, Ari enjoys peer collaboration, as well as guiding and mentoring creative entrepreneurs.  

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching

Price: $45

  • Branding
  • Graphic Design
  • Product Design
  • Product Management
  • Service Design
  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • UX Research
  • UX Writing
  • Visual Design

Nikos Kotsakis

UX Consultant | Senior UX, Service, Business Designer | Digital consulting & experience design hub, notallbad

Berlin, Germany

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.  

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching

Price: $35

  • UX Design
  • UX Research
  • UX Writing

Anina Lambrechts

UX Consultant, Founder Ten Slash One

Cape Town, South Africa

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.  

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching

Price: $49

  • Interaction Design
  • Product Design
  • UX Design
  • UX Research

Tobias Treppmann

Director of Design, Datameer

Berlin, Germany

Hi, I’m Tobias. I lead user experience creatively and commercially, driving business value through innovation, customer strategy and experience design. With passion, experience and vision I lead teams to deliver fantastic customer experiences and drive tangible business value. I've been working in UX for over a decade and would love to help you level up your skills. Bio: Big Data UX @Datameer, UX Mentor, Innovation Consulting at @OratioAndCo, host of @startuplifeBLN, Husband & father of three.  

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching

Price: $30

  • Branding
  • Graphic Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Product Design
  • Service Design
  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • Visual Design

Shajeel Rehman

UX/UI Designer, www.dzynerart.com

New York City, United States

My name is Shajeel Rehman. With 15 years of experience in I'm a UX/UI Designer, Art Director and Visual Designer. I have spent countless hours strenuously perfecting my craft, and learned how to apply my creativity in various capacities. Over the years, I have fine-tuned my skill set by collaborating with other talented teams, and learned various new skills from the creative minds I have worked with.  

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching

Price: $50

  • Branding
  • Front-End Web Dev.
  • Interaction Design
  • Product Design
  • Product Management
  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • UX Developer
  • UX Research
  • Visual Design

Rabeea Wajeeha

Technology Strategy and Innovation Consultant, Rail Delivery Group

Toronto, Canada

I’m a Product Strategist from Canada currently based in the United Kingdom. I have dedicated over ten years, helping tech startups and large enterprises in Canada and abroad to fine-tune their strategy, acquire customers and build retention-focused success programs. I have a broad set of skills developed by working on large scale data-driven projects funded by United Nations and USAID as well as leading projects in the mental health sector to be used by private and public sector clients. As someone who has worked and lived on three continents, I have extensive knowledge and experience in business and technology to help you take your business to the next level.  

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching

Price: $60

  • Graphic Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • UX Research
  • Visual Design

Hovsep Agop

User Experience Designer, USC Laboratory of Neuro Imaging

Los Angeles, United States

My current focus is in UX/UI design and data visualization, though other roles throughout my career have focused on visual design, video production, photography, motion graphics, and web development. These experiences have led me to take an integrated approach to the interconnected parts that make up the user experience. I’ve been mentoring designers for almost 3 years, and can’t wait to help you achieve your goals.  

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching

Price: $60

  • Branding
  • Graphic Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Product Design
  • Service Design
  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • UX Research
  • UX Writing
  • Visual Design

Matt O’Leary

Principal User Exp Design Architect I, Axway

Santa Cruz, United States

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.  

Mentor Programs:
Building, Launching

Price: $40

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