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Mentor

Hendrika Makilya

Based in San Francisco, CA

I'm a California-based multidisciplinary creative with an emphasis on design as storytelling, UI, branding, and art direction.

Design/Art Direction

Recent Work

What students say

"She was very helpful, gave constructive feedback and was always easy to speak to and quick to ask if I had any questions or trouble with any of the lessons and then proceeded to give me tips or recommendations on how to deal with them! Great mentor."

- Victor T, Design 101 v1

"She was very helpful, gave constructive feedback and was always easy to speak to and quick to ask if I had any questions or trouble with any of the lessons and then proceeded to give me tips or recommendations on how to deal with them! Great mentor."

- Victor T, Design 101 v1

"Hendrika was very helpful and informative. She and I were both at opposite crossroads in our careers and I hope that I was able to help her half as much as she helped me. It was a pleasure working with Hendrika. "

- Taylor M, Design 101 v1

"I was very lucky to be paired with Hendrika as my mentor for Design 101. She is very kind and easy to speak with. She was very encouraging as I made progress throughout the course and discussed my career ideas. She gave timely and constructive feedback. Her comments on my work were incredibly insightful and eye opening. "

- Tessa M, Design 101 v1

"Hendrika was excellent through-out - i've learnt valuable skills that I will take with me to the next stage of my career. Hendrika was happy to re-schedule for me, despite her own busy schedule, too. "

- David J, Design 101 v1

"I loved working with Hendrika! She provided detailed feedback that helped me improve my work. She was very encouraging and helpful. I'm a bit sad that we will have our last conversation on Saturday. "

- Edyta N, Design 101 v1

"She was organized, thoughtful and honest. Full of great suggestions. It was great working with her."

- Suzette , Design 101 v1

"Hendrika was very helpful and understanding. She also went above and beyond with her advice on my projects and advice and experience professionally."

- Krystyana G, Design 101 v1

"Hendrika is focused and supportive. She offers honest, helpful criticism and tons of resources; she'll do anything to help assist you on your journey! Working with Hendrika has been a true pleasure. She's down to earth and always willing to listen. Hendrika gets a 5/5 from me! "

- Elena K, Design 101 v1

Past Students

Ruchi P.

Design 101 v1

 

Michelle M.

Design 101 v1

 

Rio B.

Design 101 v1

Fairfax, CA

Victor T.

Design 101 v1

 

Chelsea M.

Design 101 v1

 

Diana J.

Design 101 v1

 

Sammie K.

Design 101 v1

 

Abby M.

Design 101 v1

Los Angeles, CA

Janet W.

Design 101 v1

 

Alpha I.

Design 101 v1

Port Coquitlam, BC

Sabrina n.

Design 101 v1

 

Vaishnavi R.

UI Design

 

Kevin M.

Design 101 v1

 

Wynn K.

Design 101 v1

 

Dragan D.

UI Design

 

Glynis E.

Design 101 v1

 

Eli J.

Design 101 v1

Pasadena, CA

Ellie T.

Design 101 v1

 

Meashia D.

Design 101 v1

 

Ada L.

Design 101 v1

 

Madalynn P.

Design 101 v1

 

Sara K.

Design 101 v1

Belmont, CA

Lisa L.

UI Design

Castro Valley, CA

Sid T.

Design 101 v1

 

Mateen B.

UI Design

 

Lee G.

UI Design

 

Taylor M.

Design 101 v1

 

Bindi P.

Design 101 v1

Corona, CA

Drew W.

Design 101 v1

 

Rwanda M.

Design 101 v1

 

Gigi C.

Design 101 v1

 

Edyta N.

Design 101 v1

Montreal, QC

Emily H.

Design 101 v1

Astoria, NY

Dennis H.

Design 101 v1

New York, NY

Rob M.

Design 101 v1

Albuquerque, NM

Krystyana G.

Design 101 v1

Ashland, MA

David J.

Design 101 v1

Manchester, N/A

Suzette .

Design 101 v1

SUNNYVALE, California

Tessa M.

Design 101 v1

Northridge, CA

Amanda B.

Design 101 v1

Irvine, CA

Kimberly .

Design 101 v1

Los Angeles, CA

Sophie Z.

Design 101 v1

San Francisco, CA

Anthony G.

Design 101 v1

San Luis Obispo, CA

Erina S.

Design 101 v1

 

Suruchi S.

Design 101 v1

 

Elena K.

Design 101 v1

Edison, NJ

Wendy P.

Design 101 v1

STAMFORD, Connecticut

Alice K.

Design 101 v1

Alameda, CA