Hello! My name is Emily. 


I am currently studying Global Business and Digital Arts, with an option in Computing Technologies. 


As a UX/UI Designer, I love the creativity I can bring to projects, challenging communication problems, and the freedom to create products that delight users!

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 Work Experience & Projects 

UX Designer

Spire Trading Inc

Spire is a day trading platform that optimizes your ability to trade easily and comfortably.

I worked at the forefront of the mobile app design to translate the functionality of the desktop app into a portable format, giving traders the ability to trade no matter where they are.

Internship: May - Aug 2019

UX Desginer

TD Small Businesses

A highly intensive 8-hour hackathon where my team and I were challenged by TD to hack real-life problems.

TD Small Businesses is an app that guides them towards growth, provides insight on relative competitiveness, and builds a community of local business owners. 

Together, we won first place. 

Hackathon: November 2018

 Passion Projects 

Creative Enthusiast :D

This is stuff I enjoy

This page is dedicated to all the other projects and crafts that I enjoy.


Check it out, see what I like and get to know me.

There are more art pieces on my Instagram: @em_an_artist

Hello again, it's me! (Emily)

Seeing that you have ventured all the way here, let me introduce myself! I assume that you know my name by now, so we can skip that. 

I am currently in my third year at the University of Waterloo studying Global Business and Digital Arts with an Option in Computing Technologies. Basically, this produces the skills to design good products and services that are also viable and marketable. 

In my free time, I love, love, love (like, really love) to cook, I really enjoy experimenting with different ingredients. Food has always been a big part of my family; is there any better way to bring people together? Aside from cooking, I also enjoy art

(I particularly like pottery) and I am currently trying to teach myself how to play the guitar and ukulele.

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The University of Waterloo

Graduation Date: 09/2017 - 06/2022 // Waterloo, ON

Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business (Yes, the acronym is IDAB)


UX Designer @ Spire Trading Inc 

Internship: May 2019 - Aug 2019 // North York, ON

For Funsies: 

Design Talks Coordinator @ StarterHacks 

May 2018 - Feb 2020 // Waterloo, ON

Equipment Manager & Cooking Instructor 

@ UW Cooking Club 

Sept 2017 - Jan 2019 // Waterloo ON 

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