Christopher Behr – Design Lead (#17)

Christopher Behr is the Design Lead at Impala, a remote-first B2B startup in travel industry. We talk about Chris’s journey in the Design industry and some key takeaways. We discuss the pros and cons of hiring generalists and specialists and why so many companies look...

Rachel Krebs – Senior UX Designer (#15)

Rachel is a Senior UX Designer, currently working at a FAANG company. We talk about how Rachel got into the UX field, how her education in Chemistry and Business helped her gain skills that made her a better designer, the love of complexity working with internal tools...

Nick Koveshnikov – Senior User Researcher (#14)

Nick is a Senior User Researcher. We talk about his origin story and the aha moment when he was watching users not being able to figure out how to use their product, differences working on internal and external products, his key takeaways from a 10-year long career,...

Irina Belova – Product Design Manager (#12)

Irina is the Product Design Manager at Clio, a Vancouver-based tech company in the legal space. We talk about her journey from journalism to design leadership, the valuable experiences from the previous careers, what she is looking for in resumes and portfolios, and...

Stanley Lai – Director of Experience Design (#11)

Stan is the Director of Experience Design at a design agency. We talk about his journey in design, how he transitioned to the management role, how to stand out, the value of the previous experiences when switching careers, tips on portfolio and resume, the future of...