About

The objective of the UXPH Research team is to leverage existing industry-academe connection in gaining better understanding of the UX landscape in the PH Context. This can be a potential income-generating activity and a training ground for those who want to engage in research.

Specifically, UXPH Research team shall:

Team Members

Charlotte Mae Efren

UX Researcher


Charlotte is a UX/UI Designer, Front-end Developer, and Co-Founder at MokuTek. She has two master's degrees, one in Applied Design and one in Information Systems.

She gets involved in various projects - educational, volunteer groups, and hackathons - trying anything in tech and design that connects her to people. Outside work she's learning Japanese and Mandarin, loves Anime, and likes to draw.

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Din San Diego

UX Researcher


Din is a content strategist specializing in content development and management. She is currently learning more about UX research within the organization and helping out in the events team!

An avid learner, she enjoys ideating alongside teams, presenting concepts through decks, pairing non-fiction + fiction books, and creating mixtapes for special occasions.

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Janyl Tamayo

UX Researcher


Janyl is an Experience Designer from Vancouver, currently crafting human-centric experiences at a Fintech startup to make payments simple for SMEs. Gets chatty when she's tea high and is a recovering skincare addict.

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Jen Teves

UX Researcher


Jen is currently the Director for CX Research at Best Buy after her stints at other Fortune 100 companies in the US as a UX Researcher & Human Factors Scientist. She loves being in the company of learners that's why she also teaches graduate classes in UX Design at Kent State University's School of Information. Jen's not-so-secret passion is exploring the applications of design and psychology in nation-building, social programs, and counter-insurgency strategy.

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Jordan Deja

UX Researcher


Jordan Aiko Deja is a Phd Student at the University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia. He is part of the Humans Interacting with Computers @ University of Primorska (HICUP) Laboratory where he is doing research on computational interactions and visualizations in augmented reality teaching systems. He is also an Assistant Professor (On-Leave) at De La Salle University, Manila Philippines. He is co-founder of Manila ACM SIGCHI Chapter, Community Lead of UX Philippines

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