Hello World! Susan Lin is a Senior Product Designer who can write front-end code and illustrate. She is also an artist, primarily painting in watercolor and making pixel art.
She currently designs at Automattic. Previously, she built and maintained design systems, in addition to user experiences, with Treehouse, OpenTable, Blippy, Beyond Pricing, and Trulia. She studied at Carnegie Mellon University and holds a Masters of HCI and interdisciplinary BXA degree. She believes the best technology designers are able to understand code and push their own pixels. Her design ethos is to approach each solution as part of a living system which scales beyond the immediate feature.
She illustrates. You may have seen her sketchnotes. She paints many watercolor trees and made art while she traveled. Most recently, she indulges in pixel art. She believes deliberate practice is the key to a successful art practice and has shown her work in several cities.
Ask her about Ponpon, her (currently) nonexistent shiba inu with instagram followers.