Meet the UX/UI Design Bootcamp instructors

Meet the UX/UI Design Bootcamp instructors

Instructors are in a unique position to have a direct impact on our Bootcamp participants.

One of the principal goals our Instructors set for themselves is to be the best educator. They focus on raising their teaching to a higher level by engaging with the participants and maximizing the traits beyond just being a subject-matter expert.

They can affect real change by helping to shape the future of education.

⭐ Meet our instructors!

Damjan Obal

Module: UX Overview, Design Methodology

He is a design professional with 20 years of professional experience as a design and Research strategist, with a task to help students lay the foundation in their education process.

In his past, he has been a Research director at Cognizant Nordics, Design research lead at Cisco (Webex Devices), and Global Head of UX at GVC/Entain. 

Damjan helped design products for tiny startups as well as the big guys like Bosch, CNN, Deutsche Bahn and Mayo Clinic.

>> Read how doеs Damjan Obal kick off the Brainster UX/UI Design Bootcamp?

Amedea Derenda Mujezinovic

Module: Storytelling with design

She approaches product development with a design thinking mindset.

Amedea currently works at a company called MESI, building medical devices for primary healthcare. She works as a UX designer and Product manager on different digital products, ranging from diagnostic apps for healthcare professionals to digital products that support business development and digital transformation inside the company.

She is also one of the hosts of Ljubljana Service Jams (service design workshops) and the organizer of Service Design Drinks.

>> Read how UX/UI Design Bootcamp participants, mentored by Amedea, completed a project for Vienna-based startup Traivelling

Martina Mitz

Module: Fundamental Principles of UX Design

She started as a self-taught web designer in 1999. In 2007, she graduated in psychology and started working in the field of clinical Psychology.

Since then, Martina has not only contributed to the digital and service ecosystems of many recognizable companies (e.g. eBay, PayPal, Emirates Airlines, Volkswagen, Telekom, StepStone, and many more), but she also helped selected start-ups in Europe, by forming and driving their Research, as well as contributing to their product or service strategy and definition.

>> Read more about Martina

Catarina Riberiro

Module: Visual Design

With an academic background in multidisciplinary design, Catarina has been working as a UI/UX designer in Vienna, Austria, for the last 6 years.

In 2019, she joined ready2order and has been responsible for redesigning parts of their product and new features, used by over 10K businesses in German-speaking countries.

Catarina focuses on design research, usability evaluation, prototyping, and user interface design. She loves conducting usability tests to gather feedback from users and continuously improve products.

>> Read more about Catarina

Ana Trandafir

Module: Storytelling with design

Ana is a Bucharest-based designer with expertise in Information Architecture, Interaction Design, Interface Prototyping, and Usability Evaluation. 

She is interested in designing solutions and services that aim to bring sense to the world we live in.

“A good UX/UI Designer wants his/her users to reach their goals and gives them the best possibility to do so. And that means knowing who the people are and understanding their needs and expectations. If the end product is solving those needs in the best possible way, you can say that the UX/UI Design part was done right.”

>> Read more about Ana

How to get into the UXUI Design Bootcamp at Brainster

The admissions for the next batch of students on the UX/UI Design Bootcamp are open. Join us and future-proof your career by building a top-notch and job-ready portfolio.

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