Gayle Aradanas recently graduated from George Brown College’s Interaction Design and Development program and is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in digital experience design there. Leveraging on her background in UX/UI design, research and customer service, she also applies creativity, enthusiasm and empathy to her work. Gayle is passionate about inclusive design, design thinking and innovation, mental health, and is excited to create positive change within the youth employment system at Opportunity For All Youth.
#epicfail- most embarrassing work moment
Not knowing how to mop the floor “properly” like a figure-eight, when I started at McDonalds.
I was a Crew Member at McDonald’s.
Best work moment
While at H&M, I won a gift card for being the top sales associate in my department for increasing customer engagement!
Best transferable skill
Entrepreneurial spirit, teamwork, and empathy.
To have my own design agency or work for a company whose values I deeply resonate with and gives me opportunities for growth.
“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you achieve it.”
– Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist.
Fun Fact on Gayle’s CV
Took on quite a few UX research and design projects during my time at George Brown College and was awarded for excellence in research and innovation.