One of the unique features of the CareerFoundry experience is our mentor community - we work with a wide variety of mentors in iOS development, web development, UX design and UI design, from all over the globe.

In order to increase the visibility of our wonderful mentors and give you the chance to get to know them even better, we have created Mentor Spotlights. In today’s spotlight, UX and UI design mentor, Angelo Lo Presti, talks about his passion for travel, why he finds mentoring mutually beneficial, and his love of simple and minimalist design.

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Originally from the small town of Messina in Sicily, Angelo would now consider himself a digital nomad. He has spent the last 2 years in Central and South America, and a stint in CareerFoundry’s hometown, Berlin. Let’s meet him!

From Film to Design

For as long as he can remember, Angelo has had a passion for art and design. In his teenage years, he developed a keen interest for tech, and eventually managed to combine his passions into a career as a graphic designer. He gained valuable experience in different areas, from web design to animation and film. It was from there that he moved towards UX and UI design:

“I enjoyed making animated movies, but at some point I felt the desire to begin a new journey, and design was something that I was naturally attracted to. *Becoming a UX and