Smera is a product designer with three years of experience in the design industry. She specialises in creating user-centric solutions for web and mobile applications, as well as user experience design.
She has a background in Computer Science Engineering, which gives her a unique perspective and helps her collaborate effectively with engineers. With her technical background and experience in design, she is well-equipped to consider the possibilities and limitations of technology when crafting intuitive and visually striking user interfaces.
In addition to her work in the design industry, she is also passionate about mentoring and open source design. She has mentored several designers in open source projects and she's particularly proud of her work with Outreachy, a program aimed at increasing diversity and representation of underrepresented communities in tech.
Collaborating with others like this has been a great way to learn new skills and give back to the design community. She approaches each project with a focus on understanding user needs and finding creative solutions to meet those needs. Collaboration is an important part of her design process and she enjoys working with other designers, developers and stakeholders to ensure that everyone is aligned and working towards a common goal.
She is always looking for new challenges and opportunities to develop and expand her skills as a designer.
Smera Goel has been a guest on 1 episode.
Episode 170: Smera Goel & Dotan Horovits at FOSS Backstage 2023
April 25th, 2023 | 40 mins 26 secs
Smera Goel of Fedora talks about mentoring mentors and mentees in OSS. Dotan Horovits of Logz.io explains the dominance of closed-source vendors in the observability space.