Tanya Junell, Designer in Austin, TX, United States
Tanya Junell

Designer in Austin, TX, United States

Member since October 23, 2015
Tanya is a human-centered director of product management with over 12 years of product strategy, team management, and UX leadership experience. From process improvement to design sprint facilitation, she will help take a product team to the next level of efficiency, empowerment, and efficacy.
Tanya is now available for hire


  • Director of Product Management

    2019 - PRESENT
    Blue Label Labs
    • Implemented a human-centered process for strategy, discovery, and design.
    • Facilitated Google Venture design sprints to accelerate learnings and inform mobile application MVPs.
    • Created interaction design (IxD), product requirement documentation, and specification templates for increased efficiency and clarity of information transfer between product and development.
    • Effectively and efficiently collaborated on product planning with engineering leads, off-shore development teams, and client stakeholders.
    • Defined the North Star product vision for multiple client Android and iOS applications.
    Technologies: Asana, Jira, Miro, InVision, Sketch
  • UI Visual Designer

    2006 - PRESENT
    Freelance Work
    • Developed brand strategies, style guides, marketing materials, and interface design systems.
    • Created illustrations for marketing, branding, and product initiatives.
    • Offered design and design strategy consulting services to clients lacking in-house creative design resources.
    • Provided logo design, style guide creation and expansion, and print and interactive design services on short-term and long-term projects.
    • Kept up to date with current and upcoming design trends and technology.
    Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite

Other Experience

  • The Definitive Guide to Building Apps for Kids (Publication)
    Children today spend an average of three hours a day on digital devices. There’s a great opportunity, and a responsibility, for digital designers to influence tomorrow’s generations in a positive way.
  • Product Strategy: A Guide to Core Concepts and Processes (Publication)
    In this age of lean startups, designers often find themselves in stretch roles where they are in charge not only of a product’s design but also of coming up with the type of product to build.


  • Completed Courses (Certificates) in Graphic Design, 3D Max, Flash, and Freehand
    2000 - 2002
    Ottawa School of Art - Ottawa, Canada
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree Cum Laude in Philosophy
    1996 - 2000
    University of Ottawa - Ottawa, Canada


  • Design Sprint Master
    The Design Sprint School



Austin, TX, United States

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