You can't fix what you don't know

Eliminating conjecture through reasearch in order to create a UX roadmap for Canada's largest e-grocery store.

This project is under NDA but if you'd like to discuss it in person please contact me!

Product Designer and Strategist passionate about conscious, ethical, inclusive design and its positive impact on business transformation and user experience.

hi, I am halina




How might we humanize a painfully overwhelming bureaucratic process?

First-ever online probate application tool that generates documents as if a lawyer drafted them - but for 10x less than what a lawyer costs

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Seven Movements

How might we encourage frequent bouts of movement?

A health and wellness app hosting quick and easy exercise videos that can be performed either at work or in living rooms.

iHeart Internal Age

How might we transform a gimmick into a habit?

Increasing user retention of the World's first mobile application that calculates a user's Internal Age based on the iHeart device reading.

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about me

In my professional life I gained an array of skills from advanced technical skills to problem-solving and leadership skills. I enjoy working on projects from initial concept to final production but I also love those moments when I jump into a deep end of product design to solve a particular problem.

I am a constant learner and I believe the secret sauce is in what we take from every single experience. 
As a photographer, I learned to observe the world.
As a volunteer at VGH and as a dementia patient companion, I learned to listen and empathize.
As someone who moved countries twice, I learned how to adapt.
Finally, as someone who cares deeply about others, I learned that the only way to truly better people's lives is through understanding.

These values drive me as a designer, while my natural curiosity, integrity, and acceptance of ambiguity help me deliver.

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I believe in teamwork. As an old saying goes "If you want to walk fast - walk alone. If you want to walk far - walk together. " There is magic in teams' convergence and divergence flows and through that magic, design happens!


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