Vera Drapers

Vera Drapers

Designer in Seattle, WA, She/Her

Open to freelance work

2 years ago


Visual and interaction designer who is passionate about creating bold, accessible, and most importantly, meaningful solutions to complex problems.

Work Experience

2022 — Now
Product Designer at Intuit Quickbooks
Seattle, WA (Remote)
2021 — 2022
San Mateo, CA (Remote)

Worked on the company's recent brand refresh when transitioning from Radiance Labs to Radiance Commerce. Work to reimagine various portions of client facing ux interfaces in order to increase daily usability. Work efficently on various time sensitive visual projects that support the obtaining more clientele.

2022 — 2022
Teaching Assistant at University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Assisting guest lecturer Thomas Ham with teaching students about designing product ecosystems in the Interface Design II class. Conducting weekly critique on projects and helping students better understand their understanding of developing interfaces, design systems and prototyping.

2021 — 2021
Mountain View, CA (Remote)

As a part of the Intuit Design System team, I worked to create both visual and ux based solutions for various internal problem spaces. Projects included working on the new design system website, developing an expanded reward-based badging system, as well as working end-to-end to design a Figma plug-in to help designers better efficiently utilize the Intuit branded color palette.

2020 — 2021
Seattle, WA

Collaborated with a team of designers to develop a national level brand identity for a campaign designed to raise awareness of inaccessibility around college campuses. Also worked on designing the identity and website for the parent company Myers Fork Consulting.

2019 — 2021
Communications Manager at UW EcoCAR
Seattle, WA

Lead the communications team to effectively complete tasks such as managing social media accounts and website for the team, planning and conducting public and youth outreach events, designing promotional material, writing blog posts, and sponsor outreach/management.


2020 — 2020
Brand Designer at The Youth Movement Against Alzheimer's
Seattle, WA

Assisted in developing the visual brand and website for MealsTogether, a new digital service that strives to connect users of different generations through virtual dinner parties.

2020 — 2020
Brand Designer at DubsTech
Seattle, WA

Collaborated with a select team of designers to develop the branding for Protothon 2020, an online UX hackathon. Also created materials such as promotional content for social media accounts, website assets, and event materials.


2018 — 2022
Bachelor of Design at University of Washington
Seattle, WA

B. Des in Visual Communication Design, with a minor in Diversity.

GPA: 3.77

2015 — 2018
International Baccalaureate Diploma at Inglemoor High School
Kenmore, WA