Raquel Breternitz is an award-winning designer who is passionate
about inclusion, accessibility, and keeping tech human (and human-focused).
Right now I’m working as a Staff Designer for Shopify, helping adapt
Polaris to better serve 3rd-Party devs. I’m also taking
on illustration and comics work.
(Reach out if you want to
Previously I was Head of Design at Aperture Health, now Verisys, helping lead a design and
technology transformation. I also worked as the Design Director for Elizabeth Warren for
President and as a Lead Product Designer at The
Also I speak and guest lecture on topics
inclusion, design, and
politics at places like PluralSightLIVE, O’Reilly Design,
Lesbians Who Tech, NYU Startup School,
and The University of Texas at Austin, and to individual product teams including at Mailchimp, Spotify,
and IBM. I love
comics, cocktails, and
Work with me I provide creative consulting and speaking. Email.