Namika Hamasaki (灰色ハイジ)
Product & Brand Designer in San Francisco, She/her
I'm a San Francisco-based Japanese Designer, with a focus on visual product design and branding. My experience spans over the past 10 years working across web, mobile, and browser extensions.
I’m also a published book author. My book, “How Might We Learn English as a Designer? (デザイナーの英語帳)”, was published in 2020 and helps Japanese designers learn English. It was also translated and published in Korea and is read by English speakers who want to learn Japanese as well.
Collaborative tool that helps teams seamlessly submit and resolve visual feedback, bugs, and ideas on any web software.
The challenge was to turn the best of the existing two products—Toybox and BugReplay—into a new product.
I designed a browser extension and visual for the entire product, including a web application. I also contributed to building the brand identity.
Sora Union is your globally distributed creative partner and works for rapidly growing and category-defining customers in many industries.
I contributed to their brand identity design. I developed a 24-hour color system for the brand palette and built initial design guidelines.
The newsletter version of the book "How Might We Learn English as a Designer?" （デザイナーの英語帳）
I published a book called "How Might We Learn English as a Designer? (デザイナーの英語帳)" in 2020, which is for Japanese designers who learn English but it is read by Japanese learners as well.