More about me. 😎
I'm a UI/UX Designer currently living in Quezon City in Metro Manila, Philippines.
During my time at Webuff as a multimedia designer, I discovered my passion for user experience – or should I say, UX discovered me? To contribute to our growing community, I became a part-time design instructor and taught UI/UX design essentials to career-shifters.
Previously employed at Webuff and CIIT, I now work at Yondu, Inc., where I am currently deployed with 917Ventures. In my role, I am responsible for designing their product ventures, collaborating closely with Scrum teams during Sprints, and gathering feedback through design checkpoints.
I graduated from De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde with a Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Arts in 2016. Though not a lot, I did manage to make the dean's list twice!
From November 2021 to May 2022, I facilitated two UI/UX Design Essentials certification classes at CIIT College of Arts and Technology, where I helped aspiring designers and career-shifters become proficient in UX design. Today, some of them are successfully employed in the industry.
I'm passionate about user-centered technology in emerging markets, such as my country. I enjoy learning more about no-code and AI, and I'm interested in how designers can maximize these tech stacks to provide value that can improve the welfare of the country.
As a proud geek residing at Yondu, I manage a workplace club called Yondu Geeks. I established this club for Yondudes who want to express their geeky side. Since its inception, we've had a successful trivia game night and two movie screenings in theaters.
My design principles
People first
Always putting the user in mind helps me to design the feasible and best experience possible.
Process oriented
Working closely with collaborators to establish a two-way oriented process while maintaining adaptability to changes and priorities.
Thoughtful complexity
I am fascinated by complex challenges that require product and systems thinking. I enjoy collaborating with others to provide clarity to design problems.
Individual contributor influence
High-fidelity tester
I am able to function as a QA tester, conducting fidelity testing for Globe's Kinetic design system. I have experience in writing test scripts and testing components on both web and iOS devices.
Taught design essentials
As a part-time instructor for career shifters, I assisted them in building a solid foundation in UI/UX essentials in just 10 weeks. I delivered lectures and conducted activities covering UCD, UX Research, Usability Methods, Visual Design, and Prototyping.
Community building & mentoring
Mentored my students who are pursuing their first UX role — provided advice, established their online presence, and helped them compose their case studies and prepare their portfolios.