Allan Buntoengsuk | UX and Product Designer

 

Allan Buntoengsuk

NYC-based designer and product person. Currently at edtech startup Teachable. Terrible at describing myself.

2017 - present

TEACHABLE / NEW YORK, ny / pRODUCT DESIGNER

Moved to NYC to become Teachable’s first full-time product design hire. Stuff I’ve worked on:


Designlab / remote / design mentor

Mentored design students in Design 101 and UX: Interaction Design IxD



2016 - 2017

AdmitSee / San Francisco, CA / Product & UX Lead

First UX design hire at a seed-stage education startup, eventually got to lead product & design. Work includes:



2015

Declara / Palo Alto, CA / Product Designer

First product design job, working on our Web and Android products. I was involved in:




2009 - 2014

up & down cALIFORNIA

Before becoming a designer, I worked a ton of random jobs. Some of the more interesting ones include: being a hand model in a Pop Secret commercial, driving a forklift for a year, selling 5 Macbooks to Stevie Wonder one Christmas Eve, making it so that people could build 3D models of Volkswagens and teaching myself Photoshop through YouTube tutorials.

Companies I worked with during this period include: Volkswagen, Anthem Healthcare, Yahoo, Deutsch LA and YC startup VetPronto.




2008

UCLA / LOS ANGELES, CA

Graduated with a degree in Sociology, a minor in Asian-American studies, and very little idea of what I wanted to do ¯\_(ツ)_/¯