CORE SKILLS

UX / UI Design, Product Design, Project Management, User Research, Inclusive Design

TECHNICAL CHOPS

Sketch, Invision, Balsamiq, Pencil & Paper Sketching, Paper Prototyping, Photoshop and Illustrator

CAN HELP WITH

Career Development and progression, Career Goals and how to achieve them, Career change, Portfolio building, Interviewing skills, Accessibility and Inclusive Design, User Research
Janis Yee
Design Educator and Mentor

With a passion for Design, Accessibility, and User Research, Janis has made a career as a designer, an educator, a writer and local guest speaker. Her articles on Medium have been featured in Prototypr.io and UXResearchTO. Her talks were hosted at local events by Wordcamp, A11yTO, and the RGD.

Since 2004, she has watched the tech industry evolve, and adapted with it - moving from humble roots in Graphic Design to becoming a self-taught UX and Accessibility professional. The gamut of her experience encompasses organizations of all sizes from early stage startups to large corporations including Scotiabank, Canada Post, and Rogers Media. Throughout, she has held numerous positions as both Senior Designer and Accessibility Lead.

As an educator, she has taught and mentored design students at General Assembly Toronto and Ladies Learning Code. She continues to assist designers of all stages in their career, including providing advice on job readiness, career advancement, changing careers, and those seeking to enter the tech industry. Her unique experience and exposure also allows her to provide insightful assistance to individuals seeking to learn more about accessibility and user research.

Website: janisyee.ca

WORK SAMPLES

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Schedule Time With Janis

Ready to schedule a session? Great! Just pick a session length and choose a time that works for you. Within 24 hours, your mentor will confirm whether they’re the right person to answer your questions, and we’ll introduce you over email with instructions on how to connect. Note: we’ll never charge your credit card until your mentor confirms that they’re the perfect mentor for you. Can’t find a time that works? Request one here.

Interested in a long-term mentorship with Janis?

Get a great discount by booking a mentorship package that you can use to schedule up to three hours of sessions anytime over the next three months.

Janis Yee
Design Educator and Mentor
Website: janisyee.ca

With a passion for Design, Accessibility, and User Research, Janis has made a career as a designer, an educator, a writer and local guest speaker. Her articles on Medium have been featured in Prototypr.io and UXResearchTO. Her talks were hosted at local events by Wordcamp, A11yTO, and the RGD.

Since 2004, she has watched the tech industry evolve, and adapted with it - moving from humble roots in Graphic Design to becoming a self-taught UX and Accessibility professional. The gamut of her experience encompasses organizations of all sizes from early stage startups to large corporations including Scotiabank, Canada Post, and Rogers Media. Throughout, she has held numerous positions as both Senior Designer and Accessibility Lead.

As an educator, she has taught and mentored design students at General Assembly Toronto and Ladies Learning Code. She continues to assist designers of all stages in their career, including providing advice on job readiness, career advancement, changing careers, and those seeking to enter the tech industry. Her unique experience and exposure also allows her to provide insightful assistance to individuals seeking to learn more about accessibility and user research.

CORE SKILLS
UX / UI Design, Product Design, Project Management, User Research, Inclusive Design
TECHNICAL CHOPS
Sketch, Invision, Balsamiq, Pencil & Paper Sketching, Paper Prototyping, Photoshop and Illustrator
CAN HELP WITH
Career Development and progression, Career Goals and how to achieve them, Career change, Portfolio building, Interviewing skills, Accessibility and Inclusive Design, User Research

WORK SAMPLES

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Schedule time with Janis

Ready to schedule a session? Great! Just pick a session length and choose a time that works for you. Within 24 hours, your mentor will confirm whether they’re the right person to answer your questions, and we’ll introduce you over email with instructions on how to connect. Note: we’ll never charge your credit card until your mentor confirms that they’re the perfect mentor for you. Can’t find a time that works? Request one here.

Interested in a long-term mentorship with Janis?

Get a great discount by booking a mentorship package that you can use to schedule up to three hours of sessions anytime over the next three months.

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