UX Writing Mentors

Our mentors usually have a 60 day rolling availability. If you don't find any available slots, it means their slots are already booked. New slots open up every week, so please revisit their schedule to book one. Thank you!
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Annie Adams

UX Writer, Google

Annie made the jump from academia to UX writing a few years ago. She loves building UXW strategies based on research and data to help people move around in the physical world. Currently she works on Geo products at Google, and before that, she worked on the Driver app at Uber. Talk to her about getting started in UX writing, interviewing at tech companies, building a case study-based portfolio, and research for writers.
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Betsy Mikel

Sr. UX Content Strategist, Mozilla

Betsy came to UX content strategy from a background in journalism, copywriting, and a severe allergy to poorly written error messages. She currently works on the small-yet-mighty content team at Firefox, where she embeds with product teams to solve content problems for web and mobile. Betsy can answer questions about transitioning to the field, building your collaboration skills, and working more effectively with designers.
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Carly Ayres

Content Strategist, Google

Hi! I'm a writer using language and interaction to engage people in new and interesting ways. I work as a content strategist on the UX Community & Culture team at Google. Happy to chat content strategy, unconventional career paths, community organizing, and portfolio building.
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Dana Solomon

Product Content Strategist, Facebook

I’m a product content strategist at Facebook. I focus on business interfaces and advertiser experiences, and specialize in measurement and metrics (think advertiser dashboards, analytics products, insights surfaces, and more!). Prior to Facebook, I worked for a number of startups in UX, product, and content marketing roles. Looking forward to chatting!
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Florian Gruenke

Sr. Manager, UX Content Strategy, Squarespace

Just like a lot of my peers, I ended up in this field by accident. Currently, I manage the UX Content Strategy team at Squarespace, building the discipline from the ground up. Over the last 10+ years I worked on all sorts of products, from backend tools to operating systems, from consumer hardware to finance. I love to chat about the future of UX Content Strategy, finding your footing in this field, and how to succeed when English isn’t your native language.
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Gladys Diandoki

UX Writer

I am UX Writer in Paris, where I currently work as a consultant for Renault, one of the leading French players in the automotive industry. I've always worked in storytelling and content, as I previously worked in media relations for Google, HP, Bose, Kickstarter, or Box. I would be delighted to answer any questions you may have about your career, UX... I look forward to hearing from you.
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Janel Torkington

Content Strategist, Facebook

I'm a content strategist at Facebook in London. I specialize in ads, high-level user flows, and creative strategy. I'm just now getting into mobile (both Android + iOS). Error messages are my favorite. Super into helping you use effective communication to get buy-in for your million dollar idea. Earnest, effusive, and an unabashed Ottolenghi fangirl.
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Jessie Ying

Content Designer, Clover

I’m a content designer at Clover where I work on UI copy, help content, and product emails for Fintech products. I entered the field of content design/UX writing right after college. Ask me about breaking into this field as a new grad or with little experience, building a portfolio, writing as a non-native English speaker, and so on.
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Melissa Sepe-Johnston

UX Writer, Google

Melissa is a UX writer for Google Maps in NYC. Before joining Google in 2018, she spent nearly a decade as a UX generalist, content strategist, and design lead for various agencies and software companies. She’s a nerd for information architecture, content-first design, and workshop facilitation. Chat with her about any of those topics, as well as UX career paths, interviewing, growing your design skills as a writer, and advocating for content in your organization.
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Nikki St-Cyr

Content Strategist, Facebook

I’m a Content Strategist at Facebook. My journey to where I am now took time, and lots of mentoring. It’s my pleasure to return the favor. I didn’t start out in UX, but after many years of working in content I discovered a clear intersection between my love for writing and problem solving. I enjoy strategy, content audits, elevating quality, and being an advocate for content strategy. I’d love to chat about breaking into the industry, building your portfolio, and gaining real world experience even if you don’t have a UX title or role.
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Samartha Vashishtha

Content Design Manager, Atlassian

As a design leader specialized in content strategy, Samartha works with words, pixels, and everything betwixt to craft delightful experiences. Before starting his current role with Atlassian, he led content strategy at Expedia and Adobe. Samartha is passionate about growing the nascent content design community in India, and encouraging UX professionals to think about content as an integral part of design. So, if you have a hard messaging or content strategy challenge that you need to brainstorm, or if you just want to chat about your career and where you want to get, please reach out.
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Shana Sager

Senior UX Writer, Google

Shana is a Senior UX Writer at Google, where she's worked on UI text for Android/Pixel and scaled content initiatives for Google Play. She's interested in projects related to safety, education, social impact, and well-being. Before Google, Shana worked in content strategy, broadcast journalism, and documentary production. Ask her about career switches to UX, portfolio or resume reviews, writing for a global audience, or collaborating with designers.
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Shannon Rosenberg

UX Writer, Spotify

I’m a content designer, UX writer, and IA hailing all the way from Hawai’i, but currently based in NYC helping shape the Premium experience at Spotify. On any given day, you can find me crafting content strategies and UX writing for new business lines and end-to-end paid member experiences. In my past life, I worked as an editor for companies such as BuzzFeed, Time Inc. and Hearst, and yep, I’ve written a quiz… or two. Come and talk to me about switching career paths, tips for getting started in UX, effective communication and collaboration methods, and just all things design and writing.
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Stephanie Pereira

UX Content Strategist, Google

Stephanie has spent the last 10 years shaping content experiences for payments and e-commerce apps in APAC. Ask her about these spaces or about UX writing in general—how to pivot from other content roles, interviewing and resume building, finding your place in a design/tech team, and so on.
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TJ Lee

Content Designer, Slack

Hello! I'm currently a content designer at Slack, and previously worked as a content strategist at Facebook and at a design agency. I'm one of those that took a circuitous route to UX writing, so happy to chat about that, working in tech vs. in an agency, or anything really. Don't be shy!
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Zara Fishkin

Content Strategist, Facebook

I've been a content strategist at Facebook since 2016, where I've worked on a diverse range of topics, including internationalization, health, ads and location. No matter the subject, using language and design to solve people problems is a dream come true. I first entered the field as a UX writer at athenahealth, where I started as a copywriter. I love talking about localization, switching to UX, building a portfolio, and cool animal facts.
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