Julie Cruz

Background in chemistry and UX. Currently lead design for a financial tech startup in Detroit, MI.


I currently guide the UX direction of a financial technology startup.

PawnGuru company logo

I worked with a multidisciplinary team to develop a wearable-tech biking glove.

Aro wearable team logo

I improved content and design flows across two product teams at Facebook.

Facebook logo

I create marketing designs for Black women affirmation organization.

Dear Black Women logo

I've dabbled in digital layouts, branding guides, and marketing materials.

Images of a hat shop website

Interaction Design

I conducted an interactive design project to reframe sex-ed through gaming.

Storyboard drawings

I worked on a UX research project to improve college student mental health.

College teen persona diagram

I worked with University leadership to create a public health design accelerator.

Sticky notes on a whiteboard