Creative Synergy: Collaborating as Designers

Mar 16, 2023, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Curious about how to effectively collaborate and influence as a designer within and outside of your design org? Join us IRL, for an exciting panel discussion with speakers from various organisations and teams.

About this event

⛳️ What

The ability to collaborate and influence is key to every successful designer's career. Join us IRL and explore how designers can best build trust across functions, influence key product outcomes through workshopping, and facilitate effective design crits with non-designers.

🗓 When & Where

Thursday, March 16th | 7:30PM - 9:00PM

Door opens at 7:30PM

At ShopBack, 65 Pasir Panjang Rd, Singapore 118506

Thank you to our generous venue sponsor, ShopBack

😎 Speakers

Zhiliang Chen

Senior Product Designer, Seedly & SingSaver

As a Product Designer at Hyphen Group, Zhiliang currently works across both Seedly and SingSaver to help people make smarter financial decisions. He is intrigued by typefaces across languages and prides himself as a productivity tool nerd.

About Seedly

Seedly is Singapore’s biggest personal finance community that helps people make smarter financial decisions. It is also an unbiased reviews platform for a myriad of financial products ranging from travel insurance to robo-advisors.

Chia Hui Yi

Senior Product Manager, Carousell

Hui Yi has 8 years experience in Product Management in consumer products, in areas of growth, community and monetisation. She has a keen interest in marketplaces, community engagement and the creator economy.

About Carousell

Carousell Group is the leading multi-category platform for secondhand in Greater Southeast Asia on a mission to inspire the world to start selling, and to make secondhand the first choice.

Chelsea Tan

Product Designer, Shopify

Chelsea is an end-to-end product designer who has had the privilege to design for both small startups and big international MNCs. She believes in giving back to the industry, and is an active mentor for local universities and adhoc on ADPlist, where she has helped many aspiring designers break into UX.

About Shopify

Shopify is a complete commerce platform that empowers users to start, grow and manage their businesses independently and flexibly, from almost anywhere globally, including their mobile devices. 

Rajeef M K

Senior UX Engineer, Google

Rajeef works at the intersection of design, engineering and research, bringing a prototyping first approach to product development and influencing teams to de-risk assumptions and validate hypotheses early on. Currently, he leads the UX Engineering efforts for Search Japan at Google.

About Google 

Google's mission is to organise the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.


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  • Zhiliang Chen

    Seedly & SingSaver

    Senior Product Designer

  • Hui Yi Chia


    Senior Product Manager

  • Rajeef M K


    Senior UX Engineer


  • Chelsea Tan


    Product Designer



Thursday, March 16, 2023
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM UTC


Doors open, drinks, mingle
Panel discussion on Creative Synergy


  • Kloey Y.

    Figma Community Advocate

  • Samantha Lee


    Product Design Lead

  • Kyle Wu Zhuoyi

    Figma Community Advocate

  • Stewart Huang


    Figma Community Advocate

  • Qi Jie Lim

    Figma Community Advocate


    Figma Community Advocate

  • Billy Aw

    Figma Community Advocate

  • Steve Wang

    OCBC Bank

    Figma Community Advocate


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