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Latinxs Who Design

Latinxs Who Design

By Michel Ferreira
Latinxs Who Design is an interview podcast of thriving Latinxs in the design industry. We want to showcase Latinxs people, let their stories be heard, and share them with the world. Breaking into the world of Design may be hard, so we want to hear how the Latinxs who design did it.
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February 17, 2021

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We want to belong - Jordi Tambillo
Jordi is a Peruvian Designer & maker living in the Netherlands. He is currently working on Design Systems at TripActions, a leading business travel & expense platform. Previously, he led the universal search vision at Booking.com and worked on Todoist as one of the first designers.
39:58
April 13, 2021
You are good enough - Pedro Marques
Pedro is a designer with more than a decade of experience building digital products and teams. Currently the Director of Product Design at Adidas. Previously the Head of Product Design for Retail at Adyen where he worked on the point of sale solution and machine learning-based tools to help merchants prevent fraud. Prior to Adyen, he worked at Booking.com the biggest accommodation provider on the planet where he helped onboard startups that were acquired by Booking and introduced in the ecosystem, helped shape the onboarding process for designers, and then proceeded to work on Consumer Psychology and Machine Learning focused teams building recommendation and ranking systems.
36:05
April 6, 2021
A mix of many things - Marina Verdu
Marina is an Argentinian designer, illustrator and maker currently living and drawing in Ottawa, Canada. She is nowadays working at Shopify as a UX marketing designer, and before that, she was a front-end designer and illustrator at Eventbrite.
32:22
March 29, 2021
Barriers in my head - Diego Rojas
Diego is a Colombian designer working at Google as part of the Stadia team bringing the power of streaming and cloud development to the video game industry. During his 9 years of experience, he has worked at big and small tech companies in Colombia, Spain, The Netherlands, and Germany, where he currently lives.
36:27
March 23, 2021
The web is a place of awe and wonder - Desirée (Dezzie) García
In our interview, Desirée García, or Dezzie as she prefers, has an honest conversation about her life as a quirky and nerdy person. She shares her passion for Star Wars, Star Trek, and all things space-related and discusses her home garden. She also loves food, the internet, and building IKEA furniture. Go check it out Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latinxswhodesign/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/latinxswhodesign/support
50:26
March 16, 2021
Progressively less wrong - Leandro Lima
Leandro is a User Experience Designer who has worked in the field for over 10 years. He started working at design agencies in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and, in 2008, founded PopUp Design - an agency that provided UX consulting. With PopUp, in 6 years he worked on more than 100 projects! After PopUp he worked at Red Ventures, Booking.com, and Klarna and is currently UX at Google. He describes his job as using data from the most diverse sources to help people use technology in a healthy way and empower them to solve problems. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latinxswhodesign/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/latinxswhodesign/support
33:27
March 8, 2021
Comes back to confidence - Koji Pereira
Koji Pereira is the Head of Design for Lyft Business. With over 2 decades of experience in the Design field, he leads a team of designers building new products for business transportation. He strives to build diverse teams and safe spaces, making sure everyone is included and all voices are heard. Previously he was at Google where he led Design for Files by Google from 0 to 1/2 billion MAU and launched many products including Camera Go, Android TV Data Saver, and Google Spaces. He also taught Design around the world in schools like Harbour.Space in Spain and PUC Minas in Brazil. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latinxswhodesign/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/latinxswhodesign/support
35:06
March 2, 2021
Going full circle - Tassia Pellegrini
Welcome to our first-ever "Latinxs who Design" episode. I had the pleasure of interviewing an esteemed former colleague: Tassia Pellegrini. Tassia is a Brazilian Designer from Salvador, Bahia who lives and works in The Netherlands. She has worked on Booking.com for 6 years, both as an individual contributor and as a design leader. Now at Basecamp, she's busy crafting new features for HEY (www.hey.com) — a new approach to email. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/latinxswhodesign/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/latinxswhodesign/support
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