My story of how I became a product designer

After graduating from university during an economic recession in 2010, I dreamed of working in tech, enthralled by the possibilities of how this innovative industry can improve the lives of people in countless ways. With this belief, I landed a job as a technical recruiter in the SF Bay Area, sourcing for software engineers and product designers for an e-commerce start up. I recognized early on that I lacked passion as a recruiter, but stuck with it because it paid the bills and I believed that it was a stepping stone to something else that would compliment my creative skills.

Alice Lei

I’m a product designer living in San Diego. I’m very passionate about environmental justice, mental healthcare and designing products that elevate humanity.

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