Christina Chen

Christina Chen: It's never too late to change


Digital product designer Christina Chen about switching from marketing to design, being productive when working remotely and about why she now calls Europe her home.

Digital product designer Christina Chen has always been interested in art and even more in layouts. After finishing a degree in business and marketing, she made a radical change: she left North America and followed her passion for design to Spain.

With Christina we talked about:
  • the important mentor who showed her that the change is always possible
  • moving away from glamourised "stress culture"
  • what does a product designer do
  • pros and cons of working for a startup
  • and how to be productive when working remotely
Resources that she recommends:
  • The school where she did her master degree in design: Elisava
  • Helpful video on how to get started as a product designer