Justine was born and raised in the Philippines; fresh-off-the-boat in Las Vegas, Nevada after graduating high school. She attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), where she earned a BS in Entertainment Engineering and Design.
Prior to UX design, she began her career working backstage at Cirque du Soleil as an Automation Engineer. Her need for a better work-life balance along with her love for the arts and creating a meaningful impact in peoples lives motivated her to pursue a career in UX design.
She is UX certified with a specialty in UX management by the Nielsen Norman Group. Aside from work, she likes volunteering her time in mentoring budding UX designers in organizations like 2U.
This session will cover what an Empowered Team is, what the individual roles and responsibilities of Engineering, Product, and UX are, and how they can work in partnership to produce the best outcomes, as well as how that might look like in an Agile environment.