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As a senior university student, the need to balance a heavy school workload while preparing for job interviews at the same time in the middle of a pandemic can be stressful and overwhelming. Over the past few months, I’ve gone through the process of recruiting for full-time product design roles at companies such as Square Cash, Figma and early startups like HAGS. I was fortunate enough to receive job offers from some of these companies, thus I’m sharing my learnings from my experience. Hopefully, it can be helpful to you too :)

1. Know yourself

Companies try to assess candidates in a short…

During my time at Small Animal Studios, we had the privilege to work with the talented team at IFTTT on multiple projects, one of them is designing a system for IFTTT’s users to give feedback to the services they use on the platform.


IFTTT is an automation service and their main product helps connect different services to make them work together. They are called Applets.

There are 2 types of users on the IFTTT ecosystem

  • The first type is the majority of IFTTT’s user such as their iOS and Android app and their web app we called them the general…


Design at Figma. Twitter @keeyeny

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