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Chris Ciesielski

Batavia, IL, United States
Chris is a UI/UX designer with a wide breath of experience designing, researching, and testing enterprise-level applications. With ten years of freelance experience delivering projects for customers big and small, he is perfectly comfortable with all aspects of design from speaking with customers to designing wireframes and tweaking code. Click to continue

Leslie Chioine

Denver, CO, United States
Leslie is an experienced UX Designer and Product Manager focused on launching new products, drawing from a background in research and game development. A four-time product-founder, with 2 successful exits, Leslie is passionate about product discovery and ideation, finding product/market fit, beautiful design, great teams, challenging assumptions, and understanding user needs. Click to continue

Luke Montgomery

Seattle, WA, United States
The projects Luke has worked on have reached millions of users, increased revenue, and lowered costs. In every project, his goal is to convey the organization's messaging clearly while proving customers a delightful experience that will inspire them to take action. If you are looking to make an impact, look no further. Luke is here to help grow your business with better customer experiences. Click to continue

Garren DiPasquale

Charlotte, NC, United States
Garren is a product design and UX strategist who has deep experience in the financial industry and is passionate about bringing truly human experiences to FinTech and Blockchain technologies. With more than 18 years of design experience, Garren's focus is on holistic user-centered design practices. He creates solutions to problems for clients and businesses and gives life to great brands, interactions, and experiences. Click to continue

Judit Casacuberta

Brandon, United States
Judit is a UX Designer and Researcher with a Master’s degree in Human Computer Interaction. Her professional experience and past projects provide unique, proven expertise in several product definitions and ambitious projects in the context of electoral software. Click to continue

Jenna Law

London, United Kingdom
User focused, experience driven, and design led. With director-level experience—working with global and remote teams for over 12 years—Jenna specializes in building brands, products, and services through user-centered design. Her unique hybrid of UI and UX design skills and a good understanding of emerging technologies and current trends allows her to deliver on time and exceed expectations. Click to continue

Kesiena Eboh

Waterloo, Canada
Kesiena is a creative user-experience strategist and designer with a background in computer science and digital experience innovation. With the benefit of a diverse background, Kesiena brings to the table a design mind, a user-centered approach to problem solving, and innovation in the digital space—as well as experience providing meaningful solutions to complex design challenges across web and mobile platforms. Click to continue

Angel J. Perez

San Francisco, CA, United States
Using an educational foundation with a doctorate in technology design, a master's in computational sciences, and bachelor's in physics, Angel has made significant impact at companies such as Nest, Microsoft, AKQA, and Bank of America throughout his professional career. He is a talented UX/UI designer with his finger on the pulse of the latest technology and communicates extremely well. Click to continue

Frauke Seewald

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Frauke is a UX Designer with a background in psychology and a focus on user research (understanding the target group, their needs, and current behavior), information architecture (structuring content and processes), and interaction design (visualizing interactions in the form of sketches, wireframes, and prototypes). Click to continue

Andrew Chandler

New York, NY, United States
Andrew designs experiences, as a designer or team leader, that make a difference in people’s lives. His record includes successful redesigns, integrations, and enhancements for digital products, services, and apps for major companies that served millions of users. Let's collaborate! Click to continue
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