Ismail El Azizi

UX / UI Designer & Figma ambassador

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What would you do, if you weren't working as a designer?
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What design tool do you currently use?
What's your favorite band or artist to listen to while designing?
Damien Rice, Ed Sheeran and Beth Hart
Your favorite font? :-)
Favorite book or movie (non-design related)
The forty rules of love
What's your favorite color in hex or RGBa? (gradients are allowed too)
What was your first real/paid design project and when did you make it?
A Shopping app, it was in 2018
If you could write something on the loading screen of all design tools, so all designers can see it, what would it be?
Name your layers
Did you study design, or are you self taught? And how did that path influence your work style?
Being a self-taught designer helps me discover a lot of virtual mentors with different styles and ways of thinking. That helps me have more creative freedom
The biggest innovation in product design right now is...
With all the current experience, what would you tell yourself when you were just starting out?
You can get paid doing what you love, just keep designing
What do you think is the biggest problem in the design industry right now and how can it be fixed?
Imposter Syndrome: Thinking that you are not good enough! Don't stop doing what you do, you are a designer because you design, don't tell yourself otherwise