Vanessa is a Venezuelan designer based in Washington, DC. She has studied Graphic Design, User Experience Design, and Product Management. She has been working in the field for the past 13 years, going from Agency work to a career dedicated to digital products including web and mobile applications. She has designed and launched her own mobile products as well as having the opportunity to help understand and enhance the user experience of digital products for the international development sector. These products range from web/mobile applications to developing an entire design system for an organization of 2,000+ employees.
In the past year, she has joined Design challenges such as the 100 Day Project with the theme “100 Days of Women in Tech” to feature on-going women’s accomplishments in the field.
She enjoys speaking about UX related topics and in 2017 she was invited by Adobe to speak about the value of validating user research through prototyping.
She currently has a focus on mobile applications using emerging technologies like AR/VR, Blockchain, and AI.