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Rotterdam, Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ

Alexis Oh

Memorisely Bootcamp Alumni
Hello ๐Ÿ‘‹ I'm Alexis, a product designer at Organise building tools that make work a safer and better place. My favourite thing in the world is doing absolutely nothing. ๐Ÿฅ”
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Montevideo, Uruguay ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ

Mauricio Paulino

Product Designer
Hey! I'm Mauricio, a Product Designer who spends time riding bikes, reading books, and taking photos. I'm a big fan of music and love watching movies.
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Atlanta, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Piyush Pagaria

Piyush here โ€” a multidisciplinary designer from New Delhi, India. When not working, I'm watching Chelsea FC win titles, exploring coffee shops, or making 3D art.
Memorisely Bootcamp Student
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Chicago, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Elijah Yazdi

Hello. I'm Elijah, a freelance designer who helps businesses with design. I'm a huge fan of Hip-Hop, NBA Basketball, traveling, street art, and photography.
Freelance Designer
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Hong Kong ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ

Michelle Lock

Hiya! I'm Michelle, a designer in Hong Kong ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ In my free time, you can find me lounging on couches, reading books, watching tv shows, scrolling Twitter or listening to BTS.
Memorisely Bootcamp Alumni

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Frankfurt, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
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Dilek Kraus-Yasar

UX Design Consultant
Hey! My name is Dilek, a UX Designer living nearby Frankfurt. Iโ€™m a huge fan of typography, yoga and running.
London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
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Giulia Tedesco

Founder & Creative Design Director
Ciao! I'm Giulia, the founder of Metiu Design. I love outdoor activities, keeping up with political & social issues, going to the theatre and getting involved with art.
Atlanta, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Piyush Pagaria

Memorisely Bootcamp Student
Piyush here โ€” a multidisciplinary designer from New Delhi, India. When not working, I'm watching Chelsea FC win titles, exploring coffee shops, or making 3D art.
Harpenden, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
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Tom O'Hagan

Product Designer
Hi, I'm Tom! I'm a Product Designer who wants to build fun, playful products that can positively shape the future. I'm also a super keen but very average boxer!
Bengaluru, India ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ
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Nishant Upadhyay

UX/UI Designer
Hey there, I'm Nishant! I am on a quest to travel while working because that motivates me. I love tennis and meeting new folks. Listening to music all day is my thing.
Hasselt, Belgium ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช
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Mario Moris

Senior Digital Designer
Hi, It's a-me Mario! I'm a Belgian Senior Digital Designer and Freelancer. When not working, I'm annoying my girlfriend & kids with dad jokes, or playing some mediocre guitar.
Viรฑa del Mar, Chile ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
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Allegra Zaccarelli

Product Designer
Hey! Iโ€™m Allegra, a Product Designer who's very passionate in communicating and making products easier for users. I love to travel and watch a lot of football โšฝ๏ธ.
Montevideo, Uruguay ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ
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Mauricio Paulino

Product Designer
Hey! I'm Mauricio, a Product Designer who spends time riding bikes, reading books, and taking photos. I'm a big fan of music and love watching movies.
Berlin, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
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Elena Wood

Memorisely Bootcamp Alumni
Hi! I'm Elena, a UX Designer & Researcher in Berlin. You can find me planning my next canoe or bike trip and also telling everyone how my dog is indeed the cutest one alive!
Salt Lake City, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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LA Drury

Lead Community & Operations Manager
Hey hey, I'm LA! I joined Memorisely the day Zander took it full-time, and have never looked back. If you don't know about my furry child, click and start reading... ๐Ÿถ
Singapore City, Singapore ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ
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Rupali Roy Choudhury

UX Designer
Rupali here โ€” a UX designer & developer from Singapore. Besides being a yoga split addict, I indulge in weight lifting. Recently, I have developed an interest in ballet.
Montevideo, Uruguay ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ
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Gumo Andreatta

UX/UI Designer
Hola! ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป I'm Gumo, a UI/UX Designer working for Xmartlabs. I'm based in Montevideo, Uruguay ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ. I'm a craft beer enthusiast ๐Ÿบ and a bad amateur football player โšฝ
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
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PG Gonni

Product Designer
Heya! I'm PG, a Product Designer at Field Effect and freelance Web Designer/Developer. I love creating, taking photos of my cat, and streaming design over on Twitch!
New Jersey, USA
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Amy Lima

Product Design Apprentice
Hey! I'm Amy, a first-gen American and tech professional working at Pinterest. Outside of work, you can find me eating Thai food, learning how to paint, or powerlifting.
Sydney, Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ
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Emma Watson

Memorisely Bootcamp Alumni
Hey, Iโ€™m Emma. I work on the Digital team at an Australian Bank and love engaging with the Experience teams too. I love traveling and am excited for the borders to re-open!
Woerden, Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
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Liza Heap

Yoga and Wellbeing Teacher
Hello! ๐Ÿ‘‹ I'm Liza, a resident yoga teacher at Memorisely. I'm a lover of yoga, mindful living, gardening and baking.
Copenhagen, Denmark ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
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Gustav Duckert

Product Manager
Hi! ๐Ÿ‘‹ Iโ€™m Gustav and Iโ€™m passionate about building a great product management culture. I value meeting new people, and love to learn from their skills and insights.
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Jabri Whirl

associate UX Design Researcher
Hi, Iโ€™m Jabri! Iโ€™m driven by leading fair & equitable research to help empower others. Outside work, I tend to my garden, run around with my pup, or enjoy an iced americano.
Tenerife, Canary Islands ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡จ
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Alexandru Cozma

UX/UI Designer
Hi, Iโ€™m Alex, a remote UX/UI Designer with a background in Marketing. Iโ€™m passionate about digital products and skateboarding. I love to travel to new places and meet people!
Krakรณw, Poland ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ
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Urszula Gฤ™bska

Product Designer
Hi! I am Ursula, a curious Product Designer who enjoys exploring lots of ideas as well as new places โ€“โ€“ preferably on the bike!
London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
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Julia Bodnaruk

Graphic Designer
I am originally from the Midwest in the USA. I've lived in Minnesota and Chicago most of my life but, I am currently in London, United Kingdom!
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ
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'Afif A. Arsad

UX/UI Designer
Welcome aboard! I'm 'Afif, a UX/UI Designer. I'm a grateful single-dad of 3, Metallica fan ๐ŸŽง, and I enjoy dramatising keynotes. Oh, I'm also an international Airline Captain.
Edinburgh, Scotland ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ
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Luke O'Sullivan

Product Designer
Hey! I'm Luke, a Product Designer at UserTesting. I have a background in coding and love gaming, sports (mainly getting injured), and spending too much money on tattoos.
Kuwait City, Kuwait ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ
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Ebrahim Alrashed

CEO
Alsalam Alaikom, I'm Ebrahim! Since 2016, I have realized the importance of design. I started an online UX course in 2018, where this course has kept up my competitive edge.
Elliot lake, Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
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Devlin Cousins

UX Facilitation Specialist
Hey! My name is Devlin. I love running remote workshops, playing board games, kayaking, acting, singing, dancing, working out, and meeting new people.
Hamburg, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
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Anna-Philene Lรผbbke

Junior Visual Designer
Hey! I'm Anna, a Visual Designer at M-TRIBES. I love spending time with people, making music, and taking long walks instead of going to the gym.
Small Villages, United Kingdom ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
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Matt Allison

Design Lead
Hey! Iโ€™m Matt, a Design Lead at NatWest Group. I love to travel, eat mounds of BBQ food, and drink far too much tea. Youโ€™ll find me wearing flip-flops regardless the weather.
Chicago, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Elijah Yazdi

Freelance Designer
Hello. I'm Elijah, a freelance designer who helps businesses with design. I'm a huge fan of Hip-Hop, NBA Basketball, traveling, street art, and photography.
Amsterdam, Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
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David Morales de los Reyes

UX Designer
David is a UX Designer based in Amsterdam. He recently started a new UX Design role following his UI Design role with Coinrule.
Overland Park, Kansas, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Kyle Mattson

Memorisely Bootcamp Student
Hey! My name is Kyle Mattson and I'm a UI Designer by day, and photographer by weekend. I recently came into a UI job before starting my UX/UI Design Bootcamp!
Manila, Philippines ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ
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Amera Ibrahim

UX Designer
Hi! I'm Amera, a UX Design Intern at NextPay. I advocate for empowering girls to code, love meeting new designers, watching K-dramas, and playing the BTS playlist on repeat!
Rotterdam, Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
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Alexis Oh

Memorisely Bootcamp Alumni
Hello ๐Ÿ‘‹ I'm Alexis, a product designer at Organise building tools that make work a safer and better place. My favourite thing in the world is doing absolutely nothing. ๐Ÿฅ”
Dublin, Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช
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Andressa Lombardo

Memorisely Bootcamp Teacher
Heya! Iโ€™m Andressa, a Teacher here at Memorisely. I love interface design and design systems, and am an advocate for inclusivity in the digital space. Oh, I also love music.
Woerden, Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
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Liza Heap

Yoga Teacher
Hey! I'm Liza, the yoga teacher at Memorisely. I love people, animals, music, coffee, food, baking, plants, & movement. I slow down through yoga, meditation & mindfulness.
Dublin, Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช
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Andressa Lombardo

Principal Designer
Heya! Iโ€™m Andressa, a Principal Designer at Strata3 and a confessed design systems nerd. I absolutely love music, all things creative, and I have a newfound passion for yoga.
Amsterdam, Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
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Caroline Bixner

Product Designer
Hey! Iโ€™m Caroline, a product designer in Amsterdam. I recently switched career paths and am loving it! I'm a huge fan of skiing and cooking and canโ€™t wait to travel again.
Nottingham, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
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Julian Tuck

Memorisely Bootcamp Alumni
Hey! I'm Julian, Lead Designer at Commify Limited. I'm a fan of music, cycling and being outside. You'll often find me with a guitar in hand, or out on my bike exploring!
Barcelona, Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Connor Ashton

Memorisely Bootcamp Teacher
Hi, I'm Connor! I'm a Product Designer at TravelPerk and a teacher at Memorisely. I love all things design, music, football, hiking, and coffee โ˜•๏ธ
Marietta, Georgia ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Ben Griggs

Product Designer
Hey there ๐Ÿ‘‹ I'm Ben โ€” a product designer, photographer, and music-lover. When I'm not designing, you might find me out taking photos ๐Ÿ“ธ or sitting in a coffee shop โ˜•
San Francisco, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Lilibeth Bustos Linares

Memorisely Bootcamp Teacher
I'm Lili, a Lead Product Designer at Bttr, but also a teacher at Memorisely. I love to bike and illustrate, which is why I created souldoodles.org to keep inspiring others!
Edinburgh, United Kingdom ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
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Cecilia Righini

Founder and Creative Director
Hi! I'm Cecilia (they/them) and I'm the Founder & Creative Director of Studio Lutalica, a Design Studio for Feminists and Queers. I am a dog person and a musical fan!
Stellenbosch, South Africa ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
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Anske van Niekerk

UX Designer & Researcher
Hi! My name is Anske โ€” I'm into all things UX and Research. When I'm not working, you can find me on the yoga mat or somewhere in the mountains ๐Ÿ”
Detroit, Michigan ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Naman Mandhan

Design Researcher & Strategist
Hi there! I'm Naman, Design Researcher & Strategist from Dubai, UAE. I love photography, spending time outdoors, playing tennis, and you'll always find a book in my hand!
Los Angeles, California ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Liz Park

UX Designer
Heyo! I'm Liz, a UX designer based in Los Angeles, CA. I'm a huge dog lover and coffee enthusiast. Outside of work, I love running, trying new foods, and visiting new places!
Brisbane, Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ
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Jason McLaren

Senior Product Designer
Hey! I'm Jason, a Senior Product Designer at MetaLab. I'm a work from home advocate and coffee lover.
Edinburgh, Scotland ๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ
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Luke O'Sullivan

Memorisely Bootcamp Teacher
Hey! I'm Luke, a Senior Product Designer at UserTesting and a Memorisely Bootcamp teacher. I joined the Memorisely team in August, and am thrilled to begin teaching!
Bologna, Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น
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Jacqueline DeMaio

Community Manager
Hi! Iโ€™m Jacqueline, the Community Manager here at Memorisely. When Iโ€™m not out exploring Bologna, I love helping everyone in the community feel a sense of belonging!
Barcelona, Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Connor Ashton

Product Designer
Hey! Iโ€™m Connor, a Product Designer at TravelPerk. I love to travel, explore the outdoors, make music, and of course... coffee!
New Delhi, India ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ
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Ankush Saxena

Senior Product Designer
I'm Ankush, a self-taught Product Designer in New Delhi, India. I currently work in the fintech space, but have worked in e-commerce, gaming and communication spaces.
Dublin, Ireland ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช
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Tokiko Miyazato

Principal Designer
Hi! I'm Tokiko, a Principal Designer at All human. I'm a self-confessed bookworm, and I still have a big love for the old school analogue medium for writing and reading.
Hong Kong ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
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Michelle Lock

Memorisely Bootcamp Alumni
Hiya! I'm Michelle, a designer in Hong Kong ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ In my free time, you can find me lounging on couches, reading books, watching tv shows, scrolling Twitter or listening to BTS.
Milano, Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น
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Alessio Schettino

UX/UI Designer
Hey! I'm Alessio, a new UX/UI designer. I started a small holiday farm with my family in 2020 and my passions are playing guitar around a campfire, cooking, and traveling.
Valencia, Spain ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Laura Vendrell

Digital Product Designer
Hola! I'm Laura. I'm a Product Designer at Gokoan and also a freelancer. If you can't find me designing I'm on the dance floor, trying a new hobby, or in a concert.
Toronto, Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
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Katherine Weber

UX/UI Designer
Hey! I'm Katherine, a UX/UI designer who recently graduated with a bachelors in Visual Communications. I am a big music nerd in love with David Bowie ๐ŸŽธ
Quezon City, Philippines ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ
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Nikki Cheng

Memorisely Bootcamp Student
Oh hello! I'm Nikki, a designer from the Philippines ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ญ I'm also a Memorisely Bootcamp student, a self-proclaimed "Serial Playlist Maker", and a forever violin student ๐ŸŽป
Atlanta, Georgia, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Nus Hogan

Sr. Product Designer
Hi there, I'm Nus! I love working in Fintech to improve access to financial literacy. When not working, I'll be cooking, hanging with my pups, or grabbing some local coffee.
London, UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
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Valerio Otalora Rodelo

Founder
Hey! I'm Valerio (He/Him), and I'm the Founder & Business Developer of Metiu Design. I love to do outdoor activities, from basketball to surfing, and watching anime.
Los Angeles, California ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Joss Richard

CEO & Founder
Hey! I'm Joss, the CEO & Founder of Margot. I could talk forever about my rescue Pitbull - Annie, and you can currently find me watching re-runs of New Girl for the 6th time.
Berlin, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
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Fred Scheeff

Digital Product Designer
Hi! Iโ€™m Fred, a freelance product designer, and passionate co-founder. I love growing plants from scratch and doing real work with my hands when Iโ€™m not in front of my screen.
Vex, Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
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Marina Kraus

Memorisely Bootcamp Student
Hey! I'm Marina, a product designer in Switzerland. I love the outdoors โ€” when I'm not running or skiing in the Alps, I travel through Scandinavia enjoying digital nomad life.
Edmonton, Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
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Saakshi Dhingra

Product Designer
Hello! Iโ€™m Saakshi. I'm a product designer, self-proclaimed food stylist, and portrait photographer. I love yoga, watching an unreasonable amount of Netflix, and matcha.
Modena, Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น
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Riccardo Valeriana

UX/UI Designer
Hello there! I'm Riccardo, UX/UI Designer at Zuru Tech Italy, and a declared Design System fan. I love swimming, learning, and creating new digital experiences.
Copenhagen, Denmark ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
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Rasmus Jeppsen

UX/UI Designer
Hey! I'm Rasmus. I'm a huge fan of technology & design. When not in front of the computer or tinkering with post-its, I enjoy long jogs, bike rides and hitting the gym ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ
Riga, Latvia ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป
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Emฤซls Kraucis

UX/UI Designer
Hey, Iโ€™m Emฤซls! Iโ€™m a Web Developer currently switching to Product Design. I'm passionate to solve problems and create meaningful experiences. Oh... and I love to sing.
Utrecht, Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
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Badr Ismaili

UX Designer
Heya, I'm Badr! I love tackling problems to createย meaningย for users. I'm a bit goofy, and daydreaming is my favorite hobby. Furthermore, I study Japanese at University. ใ‚ˆใ†ใ“ใ
Aalborg, Denmark ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
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Casandra Sandu

Product Designer
Hello, I'm Casandra! I love to grow by learning something new every single day. Besides UX Design, I'm passionate about mindfulness, sustainability, and personal development.
Breda, Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
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Rianne van de Rijt

UX Researcher
Hey! Iโ€™m Rianne, a Dutch UX/UI designer and researcher based in the Netherlands. I'm a nature and running enthusiast, so you can mostly find me outside when I'm offscreen.
Breda, Netherlands ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
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Rianne van de Rijt

Memorisely Teaching Assistant
Heya! Rianne here, UX Researcher and Designer, and one part of the teaching assistant duo of Memorisely, alongside Flavio. I'm a huge running and nature enthusiast! ๐ŸŒณ
Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช and Colorado, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Matt Stenquist

Principal Designer
Hi, Iโ€™m Matt! Iโ€™m a Product Designer, UX Engineer, Co-Founder and Mobile Game Developer. I transitioned into UX/UI Design following an Olympic Qualifier snowboarding accident.
Chicago, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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Josh Meyers

Memorisely Bootcamp Alumni
Hey there! My name is Josh, and I am an Experience Designer and Business Strategist. I recently joined One North as a UX Strategist ๐Ÿš€
London, United Kingdom ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
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Stephen Dempsey

UX/UI Designer
Hi there, I'm Stephen! I am deeply invested in the growth of what will probably be just 5 potatoes. I'm a fan of longboarding, football and storytelling!

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