I’m Janelle Hitz, a Designer and Creative based out of the SF Bay Area. Currently I’m bringing innovation and creativity to Google. I also love surfing, writing, illustration, video games, and taking care of plants. 🏄🏻‍♀️ ✍️ 🎨 🎮 🪴
Balance the Grind Interview

I sat down with Balance the Grid. We touch on my career background, inspirations, routine, working habits, favorite podcasts, books I’m reading, and more.

Roots Design Podcast, Ep.50

“In this episode, we talk about the being a first time design manager, doing product design for games and gaming websites, launching Disney+, and so much more.”

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I make cute ‘island themed’ stickers like corgis, kitties, birds and more, that hopefully bring you joy. Waterproof and UV laminated.

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In my free time I write and illustrate a webcomic called The Barrier Scroll. Feel free to follow along with the making of this unique webcomic fantasy narrative.

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JUN 2021 – Present
Google  UX/Visual Designer
AUG 2018 – June 2021
Disney+  Senior Product Designer
FEB 2017 – AUG 2018
Wavedash Games  Lead UI/UX Designer
APRIL 2014 – JUNE 2016
Blizzard Entertainment  Design Lead
JAN 2011 – APRIL 2014
Electronic Arts  Lead Visual Designer
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