Hey! I'm CJ.
I'm a UX designer based in Amsterdam. Currently, I work at a sweet agency called SMAL, making digital experiences and brands. Previously, I founded and led a student-run design agency called Cal Poly Iter8.

I started Cal Poly Iter8 in the summer of 2021, aiming to create a community of passionate students to collaborate on UX projects in teams. I spent a few months trying to get it right: developing a curriculum of Design Thinking activities, consulting with professors and designers in the industry, and recruiting students who are hungry for a creative outlet.

Now, we’ve grown to a community of 90+ designers working with local businesses to improve their branding, user experience, and strategy. And through our UX bootcamps, we’ve helped 80+ students at Cal Poly build skills in UX and Design Thinking. It’s been a great time building this community and I’m excited to see it continue to thrive!

Enough about me; I’d love to hear about you! I'm always open to chat about anything from cool typefaces to where you can find the best birria tacos.