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Mentor

Vesna Planko

Based in San Francisco, CA

I’m Vesna Planko, San Francisco-based UX/UI designer and researcher. I love designing digital products. Currently, I’m CEO of Habitual., a user experience agency specialised for banking and finance apps. Startups I helped shaping products went trough YCombinator, 500 Startups and TechStars​ accelerators. I won best design award at the 2014 @Launch Festival in San Francisco.

Designer at

Habitual.

Recent Work

What students say

"Vesna is a great mentor! Very knowledgeable, accommodating and has been extremely helpful along the way! Really lucky to have her!"

- Beryl C, Design 101 v1

"Had a really nice experience interacting with her. Very friendly and approachable. Really interested in the progress of the student."

- Ramya S, Design 101 v1

"Vesna has an eye for good design. Her constructive criticism and thoughtful feedback helped me to improve my designs. She was timely leaving substantive responses, normally within 24 hours! She's a great mentor, and I would recommend her to anyone. "

- Lisa L, Design 101 v1

"I had a great experience working with Vesna. I have received lots of necessary information, useful pieces of advice from real experience as well as constructive explanation of all mistakes. Vesna is an inspiring and encouraging mentor, I will be happy to work with her again."

- Olga M, Design 101 v1

"Great help, great experience, kind person! Wish you the very best for your personal and business future!"

- Matthias M, Design 101 v1

Past Students

Peter L.

UX Academy

San Rafael, Ca.

Alpha I.

UX Academy

Port Coquitlam, BC

Sally C.

Design 101 v1

San Francisco, CA

Christine C.

UX Academy

Alhambra, CA

Brian C.

UX Research & Strategy

 

Paul B.

UX Research & Strategy

 

David H.

UX Academy

San Francisco, CA

Amara S.

Design 101 v1

San Diego, CA

Beryl C.

UX Academy

Sunnyvale, CA

Ashley T.

UX Research & Strategy

Chicago, IL

Megan W.

Design 101 v1

 

Sangeeta M.

UX Academy

Dublin, CA

Tiffany G.

UX Academy

Lynnwood, WA

Oksana S.

Design 101 v1

Austin, TX

Robert T.

Design 101 v1

Austin, Texas

Jana Y.

Design 101 v1

Richmond, BC

Julie S.

Design 101 v1

 

Elena D.

Design 101 v1

 

Ade N.

UX Academy

Los Angeles, CA

Kendra G.

UX Academy

Bakersfield, CA

Jacob C.

UX: Interaction Design

 

Shelly P.

UX Academy

La Jolla, ca

Kevin L.

UX Academy

San Diego, California

Joanna V.

Design 101 v1

West olive, Michigan

Jack .

Design 101 v1

Budapest, Budapest

Rosemarie W.

UX Research & Strategy

 

Olivia S.

UX: Interaction Design

 

Steven S.

UX Academy

Belmont, CA

Chi P.

UX: Interaction Design

 

Michelle M.

Design 101 v1

 

Cat U.

UX Research & Strategy

 

Alissa E.

UX Research & Strategy

 

Larissa Y.

Design 101 v1

Redwood City, CA

Sarah M.

UX Academy

Portland, Oregon

Paul P.

UX Academy

Brooklyn, New York

Maren L.

UX Academy

Los Angeles, CA

Samuel K.

UX Academy

staten island, NY

Zita R.

UX Academy

San Diego, CA

Pooja V.

UX: Interaction Design

 

Isa .

UX: Interaction Design

 

Theresa Z.

UX Academy

Flushing, NY

Edyta N.

UX Academy

Montreal, QC

Jamie C.

UX Academy

Vancouver, British Columbia

Jen M.

UX Academy

Livermore, CA

Rustam B.

UX Academy

Brooklyn, NY

Tony T.

UX Academy

Seattle, WA

Henry B.

UX Academy

St. Louis, Missouri (MO)

Karen W.

UX Academy

Seattle, Washington

Kelly M.

UX Academy

Buxton, Maine

Kevin C.

Design 101 v1

San Francisco, CA

Daniel O.

UX Academy

Carlsbad, California

Robbin A.

UX Academy

San Francisco, CA

Halie H.

UX Academy

Tustin, CA

Ola F.

UX Research & Strategy

Sheffield, NA

Kathryn G.

Design 101 v1

Shaker Heights, OH

Codi F.

UX Academy

 

Janice C.

UX Research & Strategy

Markham, ON

Raffaele A.

Design 101 v1

Delray Beach, Florida

Molly M.

UX Research & Strategy

Arlington, VA

Erin S.

Design 101 v1

Venice, CA

Lisa L.

UX: Interaction Design

Castro Valley, CA

Kahlia P.

UX Research & Strategy

London, London

Lauren B.

UX Research & Strategy

Waterloo, London

Viet H.

Design 101 v1

Alexandria, VA

Anna D.

UX Research & Strategy

London, London

Cleo C.

Design 101 v1

London, N/A

Charles H.

Design 101 v1

Wembly, Middlesex

Jack H.

Design 101 v1

Berkeley, California

Conrad C.

Design 101 v1

Norwich, Norfolk

Shruti .

UX Academy

Brooklyn, NY

Dan H.

Design 101 v1

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Yan Y.

Design 101 v1

Singapore, Singapore

Olga M.

Design 101 v1

Zhytomyr, Zhytomyr oblast

Lydie D.

Design 101 v1

Shrivenham, Oxfordshire

Matthias M.

Design 101 v1

Siegen, NRW

Johan H.

Design 101 v1

Gothenburg, Västra Götaland

Takuya K.

Design 101 v1

Inzaishi, Chiba

M.Mhel

Design 101 v1

WARSZAWA, POLSKA

Sonja B.

UX Academy

Vienna, Austria