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Patty Castaneda

Based in Mexico City

Patty is a UI / UX designer who gravitates towards creative strategy, HCD, branding, CRO, illustration and a bit of coding. She’s worked with companies such as Kissmetrics, Dice, Roc Nation, and more. She designs for user needs and is fond of JTBD for user research and of atomic design for lean-agile prototyping.As a former San Francisco in-house worker bee, Patty is now a nomadic freelancer.

Senior UI / UX Designer at


Recent Work

What students say

"I was so lucky to have such a wonderful mentor! Patty is a very experienced, intelligent, and thoughtful designer, and her guidance was very valuable to me. She provided me with many ideas and resources beyond the course content that allowed me to improve my skills & the quality of my work. Thank you again, Patty!"

- Daniela R, UX: Interaction Design

"Patty has been very helpful and has plied me with tons of resources and tips. Thank you!"

- Devin M, Design 101

Past Students

Daniela R.

UX: Interaction Design


Devin M.

Design 101

Chicago, IL