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Justine Win Cañete

I love solving gnarly problems and designing products that are accessible, straightforward, and beautiful. ✨
Creating since 2015
Symph
Design Consultant
Dec 2021-Present
Shopify
Sr. Product Designer
Oct 2019-Apr 2022
UBX Philippines
Product Designer and Lead
Feb-Aug 2019
Talented App
User Experience Designer
Feb-Nov 2018
Symph
UI/UX Designer & Frontend Developer
Aug 2015-April 2018
Freelance
Lightmachinery, Diversity Abroad, Symph, etc.
2015-Present
Shopify : Recent projects (password-protected)
Design challenges around payment terms, deferred payments, accessibility, and B2B.
PROJECT TIMELINE: 2020-2022 | ROLE: PRODUCT DESIGNER & UX LEAD | PLATFORM: WEB & MOBILE
Shopify : Store Ownership Transfer
How the re-design of the store ownership transfer workflow focused on immediate user value, and still scales gracefully.
UX TIMELINE: AUG'20-MAR'21 | ROLE: UX LEAD | PLATFORM: WEB 
Kalibrr : A job search for fresh grads
A design challenge to create a mobile app that helps fresh graduates find jobs.
2019 CONCEPTUAL WORK | PLATFORM: MOBILE

Musings & writings

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How I use FigJam to track my career growth
A designer’s tool to document their progress and learning
Disabled buttons don’t have to suck
Three alternative solutions other than just disabling buttons
A 4-step process for testing the accessibility of your designs
An approachable guide to doing an accessibility audit using a screen reader
Making Note-taking Easier During A Usability Test
A neat way to organize observations and weed out unrelated ones
The real secret how I grow fast
Stories of how I got from point A to the point where I’m at now
Life anthem
Maybe it’s not my weekend,
but it’s gonna be my year.
Weightless, All Time Low

Talks & workshops

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UX Mentorship
Mentor • Aug-Present
Introduction to UI/UX
Speaker • Developer Students Club FEU • Feb 11
Fireside chat about design
Guest • Rice People Podcast • Jul 28

Before 2021

UX from Ground Up
Speaker • Developer Students Club CPU • Sep 26, 2020
Approaching Design as a Developer
Speaker • Colombo JS • Jul 11, 2020
Roots Podcast: The Gritty Designer
Guest • Roots Podcast • Sep 2019
How Can You Evolve in your UX Design Career?
Panelist • UX+ Conference Roundtable • Sep 12, 2020
UI UX Practices
Speaker •  GDG Bacolod • Nov 24, 2018
Basics of UI
Facilitator • Sep 15, 2018
Design Sprint for college students
Facilitator • Sep 12, 2018
Wireframing
Speaker • ISAT • Sep 7, 2018
Facilitator • Jul 6, 2018
Design Sprint for kids
Prototyping
Speaker • CebuXD UX Bootcamp • Mar 17, 2018
Startup Weekend Cebu Youth
Organizer • Feb 16-18, 2018
Atomic Design
Speaker • Drupal Camp • Nov 25, 2017
Wireframing
Speaker • Women Techmakers Cebu • Apr 7, 2018
Design Sprint
Facilitator • DevFest GDayXCebu • Nov 18, 2017
2-hr Sprint for Busy Stakeholders
Speaker • Mini FFC Cebu • Nov 6, 2017
Startup Weekend Bohol Youth
Participant (champion) • Oct 1, 2017
Startup Weekend Iloilo Enterprise
Mentor • Jul 21-23, 2017
Sprint Workshop
Mentor • GDG Cebu • Jun 30, 2017
UXPH 2017
Participant • May 21, 2017
Design Sprint Workshop
Facilitator • UXDCebu • 2017
UI UX Design Workshop
Speaker • 2017
Design
Mentor • GDG Cebu • Jun 30, 2017
Tech Ladies Cebu Meetup
Organizer • Women in Tech • 2017
Material Design
Speaker • Google I/O Extended • 2016
A Designer's Life
Speaker • Women Techmakers Davao • 2016
Early Mistakes of a Designer
Speaker • Women Techmakers Cebu • 2016
How to Vexel Art
Facilitator • 2015
Struggles of a Fresh Grad
Organizer & Speaker • Pechakucha Iloilo • 2015
Ten Outstanding Students of PH
Regional Awardee (Top 10) • Western Visayas • 2015
Ten Outstanding Students of Iloilo
Finalist • Iloilo • 2015
Google Student Ambassador
Ambassador • Southeast Asia • 2014
Lacsonian Information Technology Society
President • JBLFMU- Molo • 2014
Model Student
Ambassador • Southeast Asia • 2014
Bayer Young Environmental Envoy
PH Representative • Germany Expo • 2013
Bayer Young Environmental Envoy
National Winner • BYEE • 2013