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Katrina Talley

Phoenix, United States
Katrina is an innovative user experience and interaction designer with more than 6 years of experience in interactive design for the web, desktop, mobile, and embedded applications. She creatively translates complex problems into elegant, usable solutions that exceed expectations and across devices. She approaches product design with a broad experience, a big picture focus, and a passionate user advocacy. Click to continue

Luka Vida

Zagreb, Croatia
Luka is a UX designer with 10 years of experience building digital solutions and more than 5 on mobile platforms. He has designed mobile and web solutions and led teams for clients ranging from small startups to large U.S. and EU companies with multi-million audiences. He is a Lean mentor and uses qualitative and quantitative research methods to validate assumptions and design products that achieve results and improve users' lives. Click to continue

Asli Deniz Ozakar Kuyumcuoglu

Istanbul, Turkey
Asli is a User Experience designer from Istanbul, Turkey. After completing her studies in Industrial Design and Design for Interaction, Asli has spent the past six years working on several projects for high-level telecommunications, banking, eCommerce, and game development companies. Click to continue

Jeff Shaw

San Francisco, United States
Jeff is a user experience designer based in Silicon Valley. His approach combines new design and technology trends with research and validation. He is a talented designer, a great communicator, and a reliable freelancer. Click to continue

Nick Vyhouski

Minsk, Belarus
Nick is a senior UI/UX designer with 8 years of professional experience specializing in designing applications for startups. He is used to working remotely and has his tools and processes tailored to meet the demands of a fast-paced lean workflow and an unpredictable startup environment. He believes that design is not about deliverables and beautiful pixels but about solving problems and achieving business and user goals. Click to continue

Sasha Pozdnyakova

Berlin, Germany
Sasha is a creative user experience designer with a background in information design and human-computer interaction. With years of experience building web and mobile applications, Sasha provides smart solutions and creative concepts. She designs B2B and B2C products and converts problems into simple, friendly flows that make people’s lives easier. Sasha has worked with Informatica, New Cloud Technologies, Zalando, and other leading companies. Click to continue

Bill Tribble

Tokyo, Japan
Bill is an award-winning digital product designer and UX consultant with over two decades of professional experience in design, UX, media, and education. He has been a leader, an entrepreneur, a teacher, and a designer working in a wide range of media, and his user-centered designs are unique to every product. Click to continue

Kaushik Ghosh

Bangalore, India
Kaushik is an experienced UX architect and UI designer. He has worked for many global IT and product heavyweights, mostly Fortune 100 companies such as Microsoft, Intel, Intuit, T-Mobile, Cisco, and more. He also has worked for numerous startups in San Francisco, Singapore, and Bangalore. Click to continue
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