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Ena Bacanovic

Brand Designer

Specializing in simple, meaningful, and user-driven experiences for screen and print, Ena is a detail-oriented designer with several years of experience wor...king with teams and companies of all sizes—Elevate Labs, Five, PowerToFly, Fiktiv—across diverse platforms and disciplines. Some of her notable clients include Magnolia, Marco Polo, Choice Hotels, Stephen Hawking, TechCrunch, among others. She’s also the founder of the Design Blog and ONNO. 

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Vesna Planko

Brand Designer

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.  

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Jessica Testa

Brand Designer

Jessica is a passionate designer and strategist with a knack for seeing the bigger picture. Using data and user research as the backbone of every design cha...llenge, she has the ability to design fluid user experiences that deliver business results. Innovation and creativity are the driving factors in every design solution she delivers. Her clients include Citrix, CNET, Symantec, PayPal, Booking.com, Netflix, FreshChoice, and Trimble to name a few. 

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Mari Ettlinger

Brand Designer

Mari is an award-winning end-to-end product, UX/UI, and visual designer who's successfully led teams (startups included) and projects all over the world for... over 15 years. She's designed responsive websites, web/native apps and consulted on design processes—audits, product design cycles, and product team workflows to make the product roadmap more cost and time effective. Notable clients include Pixar, Autodesk, Adobe, Marqeta, Wavefront, and NCM. 

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Kevin Byrd

Brand Designer

Kevin is a design lead with 10+ years of experience designing for digital, brand, and environments. He possesses substantial experience working in both in-h...ouse and agency settings, crafting visual design for environments, campaigns, apps, packaging, identity, and brand systems.  

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Daniel Sigvardsson

Brand Designer

Daniel is an award-winning multi-disciplinary designer. His passion lies in working with startups to create clear images of who they are and helps visualize... problems they are trying to solve. Daniel will work with you or your team to identify and develop the assets your company needs to get off the ground. In solving design challenges, the main priority is always making your business grow. 

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Lance Shields

Brand Designer

Lance is an award-winning design director, product designer, and UX strategist with an MBA. He has 20+ years experience doing hands-on UX/UI design and lead...ing design and strategy at three global agencies, two Fortune 500s, and his own design agency. He has helped shape products and brands for Adobe, Red Bull, Visa, Zipcar, and ADP. His work has won multiple awards including Webby, W3, and Davey Awards. He loves solving complex design problems. 

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Eido Gat

Brand Designer

Eido is a product designer with more than nine years of experience, focused on delivering exceptional user experiences via user-centric design, data, and co...llaboration. In his career, Eido also has founded a startup, worked as a PM for a couple of ten-person product teams, and successfully filled product leadership positions during three acquisitions.  

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Ian Ernzer

Brand Designer

Ian Ernzer works with leaders to turn big ideas into brands people love. He has produced award-winning work for top Fortune 500 companies and developed bran...ds for Lightspeed Venture Capital, Okta, and Juvo. He recently spoke at C2 Montreal and is an active mentor at Stanford’s Cardinal Venture accelerator. Ian’s work has been featured on AIGA’s Eye on Design, Awwwards, Business Insider, The Brand Identity, CommArts, and Under Consideration. 

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Melissa Patenaude

Brand Designer

Melissa has over 10 years of experience in design (UI/UX, visual, product, and identity) as well as art direction and strategy. She's worked for Fortune 500... companies and startups in various fields including B2B, retail, food, education, and finance. She's passionate about the relationship between people, technology, and culture and is dedicated to creating experiences that charm people from the digital world to daily life. 

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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right brand designer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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