courtney tam

When I was 9 years old I was forced to draw koi fish for 4 months, and I've never valued anything more than self exploration.

about me

Hey, I'm Courtney! I'm currently studying Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo. I work to create innovative solutions using a design forward mindset.

I am currently looking for a 4 month internship for Winter 2019 in the Product Design field.


Product Designer

shopify | may - aug 2018

Worked on a variety of projects such as redesigned a product's onboarding flow to decrease the overall drop-off rate and improve the user experience. Along with designing the information architecture of a CMS with the ability to scale with team Hatchful.

Brand + Product Designer (Freelance)

queen's university | jul. 2018 - present

Developing the brand identity for QHacks including internal tools to maintain a cohesive brand voice. Currently designing the event website and dashboards.

Web Application Designer

blindside networks | sept. - dec. 2018

Improving the usability of the BigBlueButton interface to accomodate a variety of devices, 50+ users per session, and new features.


Design Tools

  • Sketch
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Principle for Mac
  • Zeplin
  • Framer
  • Invision

Dev Stack

  • HTML & CSS
  • Javascript
  • Meteor.js
  • Python
  • C++
  • PHP