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Portfolio, Website & Presentation Review / Product & Service Review / Interview Prep / Career Goal Setting



Each month, I provide two 60-min coaching calls to students or those that are unemployed.



30 minute on-boarding call

60 minute monthly coaching call

Availability and messaging via email

Presentation Decks


30 minute on-boarding call

Bi-weekly 60 minute coaching calls

Availability in person and messaging via email



Sam Bertain

Industrial Designer / IDEO

“A portfolio reflects not only your work, but who you are as a designer— it’s a piece of you. It needs to tell your story, showcase your talent, and communicate who you are in the most visually distinctive and aesthetically pleasing way.

Patima helped me craft my portfolio to achieve each one of these goals. She worked collaboratively alongside me. She helped me craft my story in a succinct and graphic way that inevitably helped me land my dream job.

I highly recommend her consult if you want to design a portfolio that sings— a portfolio that strategically tells your story, and gets you that job or internship you’re looking for.

She’s gold.”


Senior UX Designer / Carbon Five

“I met Patima through UXPA mentorship program - and wow - I hit the jackpot. Patima has a natural energy, presence and externalized mindfulness that I rarely see in leaders.

She is approachable in conversation, constructive in taking and giving feedback but most importantly deeply engaged in what she does.

I would highly recommend Patima as a designer, leader and mentor.”


Product and Design Strategist / Google

“Patima was instrumental in my career switch from architecture to UX design.

Her wide breadth of experience spanning design, business, and education, paired with her sheer enthusiasm for life, makes her such a delight to work with.”

Kelly Payton

CEO / Ma-Wovens

"Patima's energy is regenerative, uplifting, and nurturing. She is direct and forthright— she’s not afraid to share critical and productive feedback when necessary.

During one of our consultations, she accompanied me to shops throughout San Francisco. She encouraged me to do one of my least favorite things— sales. While my product’s success speaks for itself, I still get nervous pitching it to business owners.

By the end of the day, we completed ten visits to different businesses. I nailed my pitch and gained so much confidence around sharing my product in person.

Patima was there to hold my hand, but also push me beyond my comfort zone. She rocks.”


Senior Service Designer + Researcher / Sutherlands Labs

“I was fortunate enough to partner with Patima as a mentor during a job search.

From our first meeting, she jumped right in to quickly understand what I type of position and team I was looking for and provided tailored homework at the end of each meeting to help me reach my goals.

She has deep experience in both design and research which was clear from real-world examples she leveraged during our meetings.

I highly recommend Patima for any designer or researcher who is looking to improve their skills from an expert who cares!”


Design Researcher / Walmart

“Patima has been a great mentor and resource for me as I have been pursuing a transition from __ into design research.

Over the course of six intense sessions, she pushed me to reflect on what I wanted out of my next position, helped me think through what I needed to emphasize in the work samples that I was sharing, and helped me shape and improve my portfolio with rapid and on point feedback in preparation for an important job interview.

Happily, as a result of these efforts and Patima's support, I will start a new position soon as a design researcher! Patima is a very talented, insightful and positive coach! I highly recommend her.”

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