Carla Echevarria

Head of Design

Level
Senior
Location
New York, United States
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

  • Head of Design
  • Head of Design
  • Head of Design
    Managing Director

About me

I have over 10 years of experience leading product design (UX/UI), brand design, creative, and strategy teams at Google, Facebook, MakerBot, and R/GA. Some interesting things I've done: At Google, I spoke about Machine Learning and AI: https://events.withgoogle.com/partners-executive-brand-summit2017/ At Facebook, I designed Safety Check: https://www.facebook.com/about/safetycheck/ At Google, I designed One Today: https://onetoday.google.com/ At SXSW, I spoke about innovation in emerging markets: http://schedule.sxsw.com/2014/events/event_IAP22123 My work has won awards at the Cannes Lions, One Show, D&AD, Art Director's Club, and the Webbys, and has been published in the AIGA Design 365, Creativity Review, Creativity Magazine, and Communication Arts. I've spoken at various industry events, including SXSW, AIGA events, and the FindSpark Creative Conference. I serve on the board of directors for the New York chapter of the AIGA.

Skills

  • UI Design
  • UX Design
  • Visual Design
  • Design Management
  • UX Strategy
  • UX Concepts
  • Machine Learning
  • Python
  • Programming
  • Android UI

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Facebook

    Facebook

    • Publishing
  • Google

    Google

    • Technology

Work history

Currently

UX Design Lead

Google

Dec 2016
  • New York, United States
  • Full Time
  • Lead UX Design for the Google Assistant product team.

2016

Vice President of Design

MakerBot

Dec 2014 - Nov 2016
  • New York, United States
  • Full Time
  • VP of Design, leading both Software UX/UI and Brand/Marketing Design.

2014

Design Lead

Facebook

Jun 2012 - Nov 2014
  • New York, United States
  • Full Time
  • Design Lead and Patent Owner, Facebook Safety Check.

Awards

2014

"On Machine Learning and Intelligence" (Talk at Google Brand Summit)

Google

  • I gave a talk on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and neural networks – and the ways in which they are applied and used at Google.

2009

U.S. Patent US20160080507, Facebook Safety Check

Facebook

  • I am listed as an inventor and patent owner for Facebook Safety Check. I was the design lead on this project.

2007

Board Member

AIGA

  • Served on the board of AIGA New York, 2014-2015.

2007

SXSW Talk, "Leapfrogging the First World"

SXSW

  • Gave a talk on innovation in the third world at SXSW.