Isabel Sá

Isabel Sá

Design Lead

About

Designer, working globally, crafting experiences for screens.

For the most part I’ve been designing products, brands and systems from the ground up 0 → 1 for early-stage startups and founders. hello@isabelsa.com

Work Experience

2024 — Now

Independent design partner for early-stage ventures and founders.

2022 — 2023

Building the modern capital platform and helping founders grow their companies on their own terms. Led the design for Pipe’s core product, over the span of two years.

This entailed several innovative products and features from infancy into production-ready designs. Noteworthy initiatives include Capital, Embedded Finance, Multi-product experience, Fractional Trading, AP, among others. Additionally supported brand efforts.

2021 — 2022

Day one designer. Led the product and brand design efforts. After that I served as a Design advisor.

2020 — 2021
Independent Designer

As an independent, I partnered with agencies and had the opportunity to work alongside Ettrics to serve clients such as: Segment, Steelseries, Retool, Clearmotion, and several others.

2017 — 2017
2020
Product Design, Design Systems at Zoko
2020
Product Design, Brand, Design Systems at Dia
2019
Digital Design at mishmash
2019
Product Design, Design Systems at Cimple
2018
Product Design, Design Systems at Oopsie
2017
Product Design at Hypelabs
2017
Several development projects

Brief intermission to focus on learning core computing concepts, frontend engineering and UI libraries. Airtime, Cimple, Oopsie and several others

Side Projects

Ongoing

An independent magazine about how we deal with content in the information age. Published once a year, we aim to offer essays and in-depth interviews on the intersection of communication and technology.

Awards

2024
Award from German Design Award

Dia at Significa

2024
Award from German Design Award

Zoko at Significa

2023
Nominee, Honoree from Webby

Pipe, Websites and Mobile Sites for Financial Services/Banking

2023
Gold from European Design Awards

Dia at Significa

2023
Award from Red Dot Awards

Zoko at Significa

2022

Dia at Significa

Features

2021

Siteinspire, Godly, Landbook, others

2020

Landbook, UI Jar, others

2018

Hopper featured in a printed compilation published by 360° Design

Speaking

2020
How to launch an independent magazine
Temporada Cowork

Contact

Twitter
LinkedIn
Dribbble
GitHub