Natalia Suárez - UI/UX Design

Natalia Suárez is a product designer and consultant based in London and currently UI/UX Developer at Crunch.io. She is a 2018/2019 Chevening scholar, currently pursuing a MA in Interactive Media. Natalia holds a Bachelor’s degree from Parsons The New School for Design in New York and an Associate's from Chavón School of Design.


Natalia grew up living in the advertising world. Her parents owned an advertising agency in the Dominican Republic for more than 15 years. When she was in high school she already knew how to work with Macromedia Freehand and Corel Draw. After graduating high school in 2004 Natalia went to Altos de Chavón School of Design in La Romana Santo Domingo to pursue an Associate’s degree in Communication Design. In 2006 she won a full scholarship to finish her studies at Parsons in New York.

While in New York, Natalia had the privilege of working with different companies, such as Ralph Lauren Media, JWT and YBrand. In 2009 Natalia moved back to Santo Domingo where she started working for an interior design company, Homeset Dominicana. Two years later, she was hired to work as a web designer at Republica Design Group, this is where she found her passion for coding and everything nerd related.

In 2013 she decided to strengthen her skills and she was selected to participate in an accelerator program at Startup Institute. At SINY she had the opportunity to work with startups like Brick Wall Media and Dear Kate. After finishing SINY Natalia landed many freelance projects with companies like Shift Vertical (now Tyngu), Pad in Motion, WinFertility and many other.

After 10+ years of experience, Natalia is now working as a User Experience Designer and Developer for a data survey analytics platform and also pursuing a Master's in Interactive Media in London. Her passions are designing and researching for UX, web development and learning about emerging technologies.

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