Heya pal πŸ‘‹πŸ½

I'm Zinzy, a design manager and facilitator from Amsterdam. I make resonant queer spaces as well as digital tools for people at work. I love cooking, studying Hebrew, whodunits, famous diaries, and Phil Collins.

Work

2020 - now

Design and product manager @ Leeruniek

Building product strategy and UX maturity, cultivating smooth design and research ops.

2015 - 2020

Lead Designer @ Airtrade

Built a design department, research lab, and a multi-brand design system. Shipped 8+ consumer and enterprise web apps.

2008 - 2015

Owner @ Studio Zinzy

Did branding, UX, front-end dev, and training for healthcare, magazines, churches, journalists, and academia.

Side projects

2020 - now

Leader @ Vine & Fig

Facilitating Reading Club and other gatherings. Community management, social media management, public speaking.

2018 - now

Founder @ Queer Salon

Hosting intimate gatherings for LGBTQIA+ individuals in Amsterdam every last Sunday of the month.

2012 - 2014

Founder @ BOMBOMMER Magazine

Ran an absurdist student literary magazine

Digital garden

I keep a public, one-person wiki of sorts, a space with soft stances, lived experiences, and critical notes on the things I hold dear. Its contents are subject to change.

View wiki