About

 
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I am a self-taught designer with significant experience creating products in emerging markets. I am very scrappy and very curious.

 
 

 

Experience

Mahindra & Mahindra
2015–2017
Product Designer
Deputy Manager

IDEO Futures
Fall 2014
Research Assistant

Omada Health
Summer 2014
Chief of Staff

HuePick
2013-2014
Co-founder and Lead
Designer

Skills

Interviewing
User Journey Maps
Storyboarding
Information Architecture
Wireframes
Interactive Prototyping
Usability Research

Business Strategy
Product Analytics

HTML/CSS
Basic JavaScript
Sketch
InVision
Origami

Education

Harvard College
2011–2015
BA with Honors in History of Science
Studio Art minor

Online Coursework
2015
IDEO U Insights for Innovation
2016
University of Amsterdam
Qualitative Research Methods 

Contact

samrpeinado@gmail.com

 

 

If you are curious to know more, here are ten facts about me:

 
 
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01— I grew up in New Jersey, but have since lived on four different continents.

 
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02— My dad is Mexican-American and my mom is Pennsylvania Dutch.

 
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03— I have acted in plays since I was in 3rd grade (with a short stint in TV and radio).

 
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04— I love museums of all kinds, but particularly natural history museums.

 
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05— I have presented original research on mobile app privacy to members of the Federal Trade Commission.

 
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06— I attend lectures and talks as often as I can, from asteroid mining to archaelogy.

 
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07— I love science fiction and sometimes I write my own stories.

 
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08— I started a company to make allergen detecting toothpicks during my junior year of college.

 
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09— I love email newsletters (Four Short Links and Elephant Room are my favorites).

 
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