Hi there, my name is Yael Cohen. I'm a product design lead and educator, currently working at Instagram, based in San Francisco, born and raised in Israel. Btw — I designed and built this site. Feel free to contact me at imyaelco@gmail.com


2021 Now Product designer at Instagram — designing Instagram.com.

2017 2020 Product designer at Facebook — Connectivity design-system, Discover app, Free Basics, Express Wi-Fi, Symphony app.

2019 2020 Lecturer at Shenkar college of engineering, design and art.

2015 2016 Design lead at Gong app.

2015 2016 Teaching assistant at Bezalel academy of art and design.

2013 2015 Design lead at Mobli — Mobli app, Mirage app, and Pheed open platform.

2012 2013 Interactive designer at Wuwa studio — Flayvr app.

2011 2012 Interactive designer at Shaker.

2008 2012 Bachelor's design degree in the visual communication department, majoring in interactive design, at Shenkar college of engineering, design and art, final project — interactive insect field guide.

Awards and honors

Featured in the Israeli museum of design.
Grand prize winner in 2013 Adobe design achievement awards.
Adobe design achievement awards 2015 semifinalist.
Winner in WIX Israel — top talent awards.
Featured in Ars electronoca festival 2013 of technology & design in Austria.
Featured in Behance.
3 consecutive certificates of excellence during college years.


Facebook design lecture series — gave a public talk about designing for emerging markets.
Project exhibited at the 'Middle Eastern' exhibition as part of Israel design week.
Interviewed in Heyshow magazine — the biggest design community website in Taiwan.
Published in Sendpoints books co - 'GUI Design' - design publishing house.
Featured in Alefalefalef ⟶ type foundry.
Featured in Portfolio ⟶ design magazine.

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