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Branden Ushijima

Los Angeles, CA, United States
With over 15 years as a design professional (and the last decade focused on UI/UX design), Branden has developed a personal design ethic focused on simplicity and user-centered empathy in the products he designs. Although he specializes in user experience research and design, Branden also excels as a design strategist—assisting startups and established organizations alike. Click to continue

Darcie Fitzpatrick

Santa Monica, CA, United States
Darcie is a design leader with a couple decades of experience and a knack for building something out of nothing. She holds a passion for user-centered methods and iterative agile processes, an innate sense for business strategy, an affinity for customer-friendly journeys and intuitive user experiences, and an aesthetic eye for polished visual design. She facilitates the research, validation, direction, and branding of greenfield products. 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

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

Steve Saul

Pleasanton, CA, United States
Steve is a senior UX/UI designer with a strong background in developing consumer and enterprise-focused sites for the responsive web as well as native mobile apps for both iOS and Android. He is an expert presenter and prides himself on his ability to think strategically and take creative risks. Steve has worked for startups and large organizations and currently works at Fanatics, Inc.—the global eCommerce leader in the sports industry. Click to continue

Vesna Planko

San Francisco, CA, United States
Vesna loves designing digital products. Currently, she's the lead UX/UI designer at Moni Technologies solving usability challenges in the remittance market. Vesna is also the lead UX/UI at Security First for the Android app Umbrella. Previously, she was the design and technical lead at Dattch (now Her), which won the best design award in 2014 at the Launch Festival in San Francisco and was in the YCombinator S15 batch. Click to continue

Tyler Townley

Portland, OR, United States
Tyler is a manager, strategist, and product design consultant. Prior to consulting, he was the design director at Life360, a venture-backed startup focused on location sharing, safe driving, and home automation. He collaborated for over ten years as a product designer for startups and for companies like Nike and Amazon. 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

Raymond Sharma

Kelowna, BC, Canada
Ray is an accomplished UX specialist/designer with over 18 years of experience delivering innovated web, mobile and connected experiences across banking, finance, energy, healthcare, real estate, and eCommerce. Ray’s award-winning work includes solutions for Deutsche Bank (Autobahn trading platform), Misys (a banking user experience platform), Fidelity (an iPad investment app), and several eCommerce web and mobile apps. 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
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