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Emily Michels

UX Designer

Since 2011, Emily has been working in UI/UX, mobile and product design leading projects for clients including Samsung, YETI, Toronto Star, Thomson Reuters,... SmartThings, Pizza Hut, a blockchain company, and more. She has experience in project management and leading design teams. She enjoys working closely with engineers to deliver intuitive user experiences. Emily is a collaborative team member and positive thinker.  

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Jarret Blaze

UX Designer

Jarret is an accomplished UX designer with proven expertise in increasing user acquisition, conversion, revenue, and retention by successfully implementing... high-impact user experiences. Over the past five years he has worked with companies of all sizes from fast paced startups to $1B+ companies. 

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Melissa Shimada

UX Designer

Melissa is a UX consultant with a 6+ year track record of creating award-winning websites and apps across industries. Her expertise includes research, strat...egy, ideation, heuristics, interaction design, information architecture, usability, data visualization, and UI. Whether you need design leadership or meticulous deliverables grounded in objectives, Melissa works effectively with interdisciplinary teams throughout the project lifecycle. 

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Ana Medina

UX Designer

Ana helps companies solve UX problems and create meaningful experiences through user-centered design. Her goal is to help brands connect with their users th...rough delightful product interactions. 

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Colin Simpson

UX Designer

Colin is an award-winning UX/UI Designer with over nine years of experience. From some of the biggest brands in the world to scrappy startups, he's shown re...sults. If you're looking for effective creative, and scalable solutions, you've come to the right place. Colin loves working with passionate and talented folks who want to get the job done right the first time. 

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Ced Funches

UX Designer

Now focused on startup consulting in UX and UI design, Ced has over a dozen years of experience creating products and user interfaces. Ced started his caree...r in the NBA working as an art director and designer for the Minnesota Timberwolves, and he's gone on to lead design teams, create socially-driven experiences, and build creative solutions at some of the world’s best companies. 

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Mike Slone

UX Designer

Mike is a highly experienced and successful product, UX, UI, visual, and branding designer with many years of experience creating large- and small-scale des...igns. He has worked for global clients in many industries including ExxonMobil, Reebok, Taco Bell, Nike, and many others. He has also provided his design leadership and experience to startups in healthcare, higher education, and SaaS companies. 

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Justin Chung

UX Designer

For over eight years, Justin has partnered with startups and corporations to create world-class brand designs and innovative digital product experiences. He...'s worked with global brands such as Honda, Toyota, JPMorgan Chase, AT&T, and The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, while also working closely with startups in multiple verticals including hospitality, health, finance, social media, gaming, and marketing. 

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Jessica Lin

UX Designer

Jessica has over ten years of experience designing for mobile apps (iOS and Android), software, responsive web, information architecture, and conducting use...r testing. She has developed design systems, and has served in lead design roles, working closely with product managers and engineers. Her work has won several awards including Best Android Security product. Past clients and employers have included Google, Microsoft, and Ubiquiti. 

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Danielle Riley

UX Designer

Danielle is a seasoned multidisciplinary creative director with over a decade of experience building strategic, data-driven designs, advocating for the user..., and leading creative teams. She specializes in crafting UX/UI designs and is a communicative collaborator who has worked in teams of all sizes. 

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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right UX designer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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Work with your new UX designer for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

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