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Mentor

Wei Liao

Based in San Francisco CA

I am a User Experience Designer with 7 years of experience in web and enterprise applications, with a focus on user research.

User Experience Designer at

Self-Employed

What students say

"A big part of what I enjoyed about my DesignLab experience was my mentor, Wei! She is very knowledgeable regarding the UX field and is so friendly and approachable. Wei had great resources for me to check out (articles, websites, books, newsletters) and it was really easy to talk to her for one-hour sessions. "

- Christina Chang, UX Research & Strategy

"Wei was a great mentor. She's smart, well-organized, and knowledgeable. She's also very approachable and easy to talk with, and consistently shared new insights throughout our calls. She provided frequent and thoughtful feedback throughout the sessions in addition to our schedule meetings which was helpful in getting through the material in a short period of time. I always felt that she was engaged and invested my projects. "

- Lynn Baus, UX Research & Strategy

"I think Wei is great. She's friendly and provides actionable, concise feedback. I hope to have her again for the interaction course that starts tomorrow (hint hint)."

- Michael A. Choate, UX Research & Strategy

"Wei was a pleasure to have as a mentor. She provided thorough answers to any questions I had on the materials. Wei was so kind to send me additional information on things we discussed during our mentor sessions. A+!"

- Steven De Leeuw, UX Research & Strategy

"Very helpful, friendly, and easy to talk to. She was always able to answer my questions and help me see things from a different perspective when I was struggling with an assignment."

- Laura Summers, UX Research & Strategy

"Wei was a phenomenal mentor and made herself completely available to me. She was very flexible with her schedule and generous with her time and had great suggestions and advice on how I could apply new techniques to my projects."

- Gregor Gomory, UX Research & Strategy

Past Students

Nikhil Daftary

Denver, CO

Barrett Kenney

Portland, OR

Christina Chang

Chicago, IL

Gustavo Moreno

Petaluma, ca

Jaymie Friesen

Langley, BC

Michael A. Choate

Newport Beach, CA

Erin Burk

San Francisco, CA

Michael Wu

West Covina, CA

Gina Chen

Union City, CA

Katie Moore

Oakhurst, NJ

Steven De Leeuw

Portland, OR

Sunny Huynh

Portland, OREGON

stephanie li

Los Angeles, CA

Kristen Sartori

Boise, Idaho

Elizabeth Norwood

Norcross, Georgia

Cherishma S

Vancouver, BC

Chelsea Miller

Nantucket, Massachusetts

Gregor Gomory

Brooklyn, NY

Laura Summers

Astoria, NY

mike pudim

New York, Astoria

Charles Shisler

San Ramon, CA

Toni Rosati

Boulder, CO

Jessica Chern

Milpitas, CA

Donna Chan

San Francisco, CA