Miriam Manso Designing at Liferay since 2018

Associate Product Designer

How did you get into design?

I always knew that I would not dance all my life, so I always prepared me to recycle myself in new technologies. Discovering the UX gave me the final push to embark on this incredible adventure.

Why are you at Liferay?

Because in addition to being a benchmark company in the sector, its philosophy at the human level is great.

Favorite tool?

The human brain. It is the most amazing and powerful tool never invented. There is nothing you can not do with it. But remember, it needs constant updates to work properly!

Best lifehack?

Sleep. Ten hours by day could be enough ;)

One thing you are getting better at?

My Interaction design skill.

If you weren't designing, what would you be doing?

I've always wanted to be astronaut or ice skater, may be I could try to be one of them.

What does your desktop/home screen look like?

I have a picture of Mikhail Barysnikov. The best dancer in the history of dance.

Last book you read?

The Element, Sir Ken Robinson. This book is about talent, passion, and achievement. Ken Robinson is a British author, speaker and international advisor on education in the arts and is one of the world's leading thinkers on creativity and self-fulfillment.

Most effective productivity booster?

New challenges.