Angel Kittiyachavalit is a visual and user experience designer. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Economics. After a marketing internship with ReadyMade Magazine, she decided she wanted a career in design. Her interest in behavioral economics and human psychology led her into user experience design. Most recently she was a user experience designer at a fashion startup, where she launched a user testing program and designed everything from web to print. She also loves learning different languages and speaks English, Thai, Spanish, and some Mandarin.
As a 2012 Code for America Fellow, she is working with the city of Chicago to build an Open311 Dashboard that displays real-time data about 311 service requests. The Dashboard will empower citizens and government officials to monitor requests and make better decisions.