Designer Portraits: Design Entrepreneur

Meet Joleen Hsu, a designer working on her own startup to promote BIPOC owned small businesses

Can you share a little bit about yourself?

An image of Joleen Hsu

How did you get into UX Design?

What are you currently working on?

A screenshot of the website Untold.
Joleen’s side hustle: Untold

As a designer, what is the most important part of the process for you and why?

A screenshot of an COVID tracking app designed by Joleen.
One of Joleen’s past projects was designed to help the general public stay informed with COVID cases.

Based on what you went through, do you have any advice for designers who are thinking about starting his/her own thing?

“Be brave. Without bravery, you will never know the world as richly as it longs to be known. Without bravery, your life will remain small — far smaller than you probably wanted your life to be.”

Let’s end on a more casual note. What do you enjoy doing outside of design?



Designer. Career Coach. Productivity Nerd.

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