I’m a multidisciplinary designer based in Vancouver, Canada with over 15 years of experience specializing in User Interface & Experience Design(UI/UX). I am an advocate of accessible design and I am passionate about storytelling, emerging technologies, building communities, and information design. Nature and science are my inspirations and my professional goal is to implement human-centred, minimalistic and ethical design. 

I am currently looking to take on new freelance projects so feel free to contact me at azarnia.maryam@gmail.com

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Areas of focus

Visual and Digital Design

Web & mobile app UI, Design System, Style Guide,  Logo Design, illustration, Branding, Information Architecture, Data Visualization, WP customization, CSS animation

Research & Experience Design

User-Centred Design, Analyzing and problem solving, Research, Journey Maps, User Experience Audit, Wireframing, User Flows, Persona Creation, Prototyping, Usability Testing, Interactive Mockups, Micro Interactions, Accessible Design,Responsive Design,

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What I’m up to


Some of my resources to learn and inspire:

Books what I’m reading

  • Design for the Real World by Victor Papanek 

2021 books that I enjoyed reading

  • The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman
  • Road to Character
  • Presence by Lisa Lister
  • Lost Connection
  • The Conscious Creative by Kelly Small
  • The Art of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli
  • Ruined by Design by Mike Monteiro
  • Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace

Favourite websites


My favourite 2022 podcasts

  • Design Matters by Debbie Millman
  • Pivot by Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway
  • IdeaCast by HBR
  • Future of Everything by WSJ
  • How I Built This by Guy Raz
  • The Intelligence by Economist
  • Hidden Brain by NPR
  • Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History
  • Channel B by Ali Bandari
  • Dear Therapist with Lori Gottlieb and Guy Winch
  • The Moth
  • Fresh Air by NPR

petting my awesome cats, Lord Asal and Princess Aaloo (you can check out the video they made for me here)

baking, planting, making crafts, doodling & biking in beautiful BC.

powered by strawberries, chocolate and Spotify- 2020