Jude Temianka, Designer in Berlin, Germany
Jude Temianka

Designer in Berlin, Germany

Member since June 23, 2016
Jude is a digital design and strategy executive with 16 years of experience working with globalized brands, incubators, and agencies. Having started her career in trend forecasting, she transitioned into design, advertising, and creative management for agile-based tech organizations. She's at her happiest when collaborating with others to innovate and scale services with a far-reaching social impact.
Jude is now available for hire


  • Senior Service Strategist

    2020 - PRESENT
    Self Employed
    • Mapped and analyzed customer journeys (B2C and B2B).
    • Ran vision, value proposition, and channel mapping workshops.
    • Conducted market and consumer research and synthesized and presented insights.
    • Crafted experience strategies for digital ecosystems (B2C, B2B, websites, and apps).
    • Created user/feature stories to support multidisciplinary teams with design implementation and rollout.
    Technologies: Jira, Agile, Confluence, Slack, Zeplin, InVision, Adobe, Sketch
  • Senior Product Design Lead

    2019 - 2020
    • Worked for N26, a German digital bank, headquartered in Berlin, Germany. It offers services throughout 26 countries most of the Eurozone, UK, Switzerland, the US, and Brazil.
    • Managed the core product design teams including growth, acquisition, engagement, savings, payments, platform, and customer support.
    • Supervised the design operations which houses design systems, operations, and UX copy.
    • Mentored and directed global product design teams.
    • Created and executed product and communication strategies.
    • Collaborated with brand teams to craft value propositions and framework guidelines.
    • Grew the reporting branches while maintaining a flat hierarchy culture.
    • Created sustainable cross-functional ways of working and handover processes.
    • Designed job specifications, interview guides, and recruitment challenges.
    • Recruited and onboarded new design employees.
    • Designed career maps, set goals, and drove employee retention and performance.
    • Coached team leads, perform appraisals, one-on-ones, and creative check-ins.
    • Created a departmental information repository to share knowledge and guidelines.
    • Collaborated with product teams to establish a roadmap and prioritize projects.
    • Scaled the product design team in Berlin from 9-20 people within six months.
    Technologies: Jira, Agile, Confluence, Slack, Zeplin, InVision, Adobe, Sketch


  • Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Textile Design
    2001 - 2004
    Chelsea College of Arts - London, England
  • Certificate in Art and Design Foundation
    2000 - 2001
    City of Bath College - Bath, England
  • 3 X A Levels in Art, Design, and Drama
    1998 - 2000
    St Augustine's - Trowbridge, England
  • 10 X GCSEs in All Subjects (secondary education)
    1993 - 1998
    St Augustine's - Trowbridge, England



Berlin, Germany

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