Michelle Fan

Principal Product Designer @ Picsart
Acquire the most valuable skills, grow your design career or pivot into a tech job in 2024
United Kingdom 4.8 (6 reviews) Active 2 months ago


$350 / month

(Most Popular) Acquire the most valuable skills, grow your design career or pivot into a tech job

2 calls per month

Unlimited Q&A via chat

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*Ranked among the Top 7% of Mentors on MentorCruise*

I'm a people-focused product design leader and mentor, with over 11 years of experience in the tech space. I have helped 50+ product and design individuals upskill and achieve new career heights in over a decade. Whether you need career guidance, advice or have goals in mind, my 1-1 personalised mentorship will help you;

- Navigate a successful career in design & tech
- Be highly employable in tough economic times
- Build your personal brand as a designer
- Develop a design entrepreneur mindset
- Acquire skills needed to grow or get promoted
- Overcome roadblocks and challenges
- Build a body of work for a compelling portfolio
- Prep for interviews and whiteboard challenges
- Become effective in leadership roles
- Be a sounding board for your key projects

About my experience

I help global enterprises and VC-backed startups to connect design with customer value, activation, and retention. I've delivered impactful products across B2C and B2B domains; and currently lead design at Picsart, the world's largest creative platform with over 150M monthly active users. I've also worked with some of the most influential leaders in the industry (including ex-Twitter, Microsoft, Meta, Skyscanner and Monzo).

I'm passionate about helping others on all things product, UX, design advocacy, leadership and career growth.

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What mentees say



5 out of 5 stars

Standard Plan · 
2 months

I had no idea what to expect, but after the first one-on-one session with Michelle, I knew she was the right mentor for me. She's a true professional with a keen ear. She is a warm, encouraging, and patient teacher. I only wish we had more time together on the mentorship programme. However, I would recommend her to anyone who is getting started with product development because she will definitely help you find structure and give you good advice for any roadblocks in your path.

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4 out of 5 stars



5 out of 5 stars

Standard Plan · 
1 month

Michelle is a thoughtful and responsible mentor. Within a month, she helped me to get to a better spot with my project. I had an actionable plan after every session with her, and Michelle helped to find the gaps I had and advised me on how to circumvent my blockers.



5 out of 5 stars

I went into my first session not quite knowing what I even wanted to get out of it, but Michelle took everything I put out and gave it structure and direction. I followed up with an insightful portfolio review with so many great actions I could take on immediately. I've been in the industry almost a decade and haven't gotten feedback as constructive as Michelle's. 10/10 Would recommend!

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