A watercolor illustration of a woman sitting on a dock dipping her toe in the water, with a cloudy sunset in the background.

Aayla Anderson

Product designer & artist
I enjoy learning about psychology, human behavior, minimalism, languages, and cultural traditions and norms. I care a lot about social justice, equality and accessibility.
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Design

This includes my professional user experience design work, and side projects in web, brand, and print design.
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Illustration

I draw and illustrate realistic and stylized characters with pencil, watercolor, ink, marker, and other mixed media.
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A witch in a periwinkle dress with lavender hair and flowers in the background.
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Writing

I write about design - including tips and tricks for design tools, observations on the industry, and advice for young designers.
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Book cover for the Design Systems eBook "Tame the Chaos" published by Abstract.

Skills & Interests

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design
  • User experience
  • Visual design
  • User research
  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping
  • Design systems
  • Accessibility
Artwork
  • Digital illustration
  • Watercolor painting
  • Still life drawing
  • Portraits
  • Character design
  • Item design
Personal
  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Problem solving
  • Creative writing
  • Technical writing
  • Public speaking
  • Counseling

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