Designer Variants: A Conversation Between Designers in Different Work Settings

Philippines
Fri, Sep 3, 7:00 PM (GMT+8)

Filipino Figma Friends come together to talk about Variants. No— we don’t mean /that/ variant— we’re talking about Designer Variants! Designers who work in startups, in corporate, in agencies, and as freelancers will gather ‘round and have a chill conversation on what it’s like to work in their work setting their day-to-day design processes, and—of course— how Figma comes into play!

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About this event

This #FigmaFriday we’re gathering Filipino Figma Friends to talk about Variants! No— we don’t mean /that/ variant— we’re talking about Designer Variants! Designers who work in startups, in corporate, in agencies, and as freelancers. We’ll gather ‘round and have a chill conversation on what it’s like to work in their work setting and talk about the day-to-day design processes, the ups and downs, and—of course— how Figma comes into play!


📚Speakers

Angela Salud Chua

Founder, Toffeenut Design Studio

(Freelance Designer)

Angela is the founder of Toffeenut Design Studio, helping startups with their digital products, including a prop tech company where she's been the design lead since 2008. Also building Noteshelf on the side.


Richard Parayno

Lead Product Designer, Makisu

(Startup Designer)

Richard is a community builder and designer currently working at a San Francisco-based startup called Makisu, where he leads the UI and UX design for all of their products. In the past, he has done design work for edtech and AI startups.


Stella Pangilinan

UX Designer, Summit Media

(Corporate Designer)

Stella is a designer by trade and storyteller at heart. She is currently a UX Designer at Summit Media and a fellow at UXPH, areas where she advocates her passions in building design cultures and community. If she's not fixing her portfolio, she's either reading or playing tennis!


Monica Soliman

UX Design Director, Dentsu

(Agency Designer)

Monica Soliman is a UX Design Director at Dentsu Jayme Syfu with a background in advertising that spans over 8 years. She leads the design direction for digital products and creative innovations to deliver an end-to-end user experience for brands such as Meralco, Smart, Ajinomoto, and Maxicare.


🎤 Moderator

Chi Señires

Senior Product Designer, AcadArena


🚸 Code of Conduct

The Figma community is welcoming and inclusive to all. Harassment of any kind is not allowed. By participating in this event, you are agreeing to the Figma Code of Conduct outlined here: figma.com/code-of-conduct


🎦 Consent

We will be recording this session and we may take screenshots during the event to share with Figma HQ. We may use these in blog posts, social media, and promotional materials. By joining the meetup, you give us consent to take pictures and videos of you during the event. You may turn off your camera if you want to remain anonymous.


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Panelists


Organizers

  • Chi Señires

    Chi Señires

    AcadArena

    Figma Community Advocate

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  • Paul James Sabandal

    Paul James Sabandal

    Qwikwire

    Figma Community Advocate

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  • Anjo Cerdeña

    Anjo Cerdeña

    Independent

    Figma Community Advocate

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  • Jelvin Base

    Jelvin Base

    Talino Venture Labs

    Figma Community Advocate

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  • Ericson Luciano

    Ericson Luciano

    PayMongo

    Figma Community Advocate

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  • Red Rivera

    Red Rivera

    Talino Venture Labs

    Figma Community Advocate

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  • Raine Liao

    Raine Liao

    UX Workspace

    Figma Community Advocate

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