All Interviews

Jan Cavan Boulas — Automattic

Jan is a Designer based in sunny Southern California. She currently designs for Automattic, makers of WordPress.

Frantisek Kusovsky — Freelancer

Prague based brand & visual designer often wandering in Swiss alps. He loves grids, thin lines and design systems that translate complexity into something usable and elegant.

Daniel Eden — Facebook

Oakland-based, North West-England raised Designer with technical fluency and a penchant for building systems and tools for others.

Maria Gonzalez — Slack

Maria is a San francisco- based designer passionate about brand, patterns, and gifs. Her goal is to bring more branded experiences into product surfaces.

Zach Cole — Lyft

Product designer working on the Lyft Driver app. Frequently found running up and down the hilly trails of San Francisco.

Blake Hodgson — N26

Berlin based Australian designer with a passion for crafting intuitive interfaces with purpose. Loves a good gradient, drop shadow and eggs benedict.

Susan Lin — Nava PBC

San Francisco re-based Product Designer and Artist. She combines her knowledge of usability, mixing colors, and HTML/Sass into pleasant interface experiences. You'll never guess what her favorite color is.

Ruslan Siiz — Fantasy

Warsaw-based Designer at Fantasy, who collaborating with amazing people around the world to create experiences for the most ambitious brands in the world.

Kerem Suer — Freelance

Freelance multidisciplinary designer living in San Francisco, California. He helps startups reimagine, prototype and design products and brands.

Julius Tarng — Facebook

Julius works so he can watch anime and play Overwatch. After experimenting with industrial design, concept art, and tools for building online communities, he currently leads the design tools team at Facebook improving workflows for 500 designers and their peers.

Hidde van der Ploeg — Lightspeed

Hidde is a Lead Product Designer at Lightspeed, currently based in the Netherlands. He loves to translate technology into understandable everyday things.

Liz Wells — Stink Studios

A user experience designer originally from the suburbs of Maryland, currently at Stink Studios in Brooklyn, NY. She works with visual designers and developers to create experiences that are both usable and delightful.

Joel Califa — GitHub

Brooklyn-based designerd. Led Product Design at DigitalOcean. Taught front-end at General Assembly. Built some pretty ok geocities.

Sebastien Gabriel — Google Chrome

Sebastien is a San Francisco based designer working for Google in the Chrome and Chrome OS team and Android. He specializes in clean, simple and precise interface design.

Yesenia Perez-Cruz — Vox Media

Designer, speaker, and writer based out of Philadelphia, PA. Passionate about increasing inclusivity in tech, designing responsibly, and leading with empathy.

Adekunle Oduye — Justworks

Adekunle Oduye is a Product Designer at Justworks where he is building payroll management tools for small businesses. He enjoys working where design meets development.