My Adventure as a UI Designer: From Tokyo, Japan to Vancouver, BC (Nov 2014 — Feb 2015)

Elle Kasai
1 min readFeb 8, 2015

In Fall 2014, after working as a junior product designer in Tokyo, Japan for 1 year, I decided to move to Vancouver, BC for new challenges. Here are the tweets summarizing what I’ve been doing since then.

In general, I’ve been improving my English and JavaScript skills, working on open source projects, podcasting, and attending (or speaking) at local tech/startup events. I also recently started looking for a job in UI design/development. If you’re interested, check out my portfolio page here.

PurpleCoat.js (JS Library)

Twemoji Awesome (CSS Library)

Startup Weekend Vancouver

Startup Week Vancouver & More

Practicing Sketch

SmashingConf Whistler

Visiting Axiom Zen + Style & Class Conference

elle-height (Tech Podcast in Japanese)

ResumeCards (Resume Builder)

Ladies Learning Code Mentoring

About Me Page

Speaker at Code & Coffee Meetup

Canadian Open Data Experience 2015

Thank you for reading! You can learn more about me here.