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Yna Mataya

Lead Designer, Think Tank

Yna Louise Mataya is Lead Designer on the Think Tank at the Paulson institute. In this role, Yna works with the creative team to execute on a range of projects, including interactive products, illustrations, motion graphics, and social media content. She supports MacroPolo specific projects as well as those of the Paulson Institute as a whole.

Yna gained valuable experience through her previous positions and internships over the years. She interned as a Graphic Designer at Panorart and as a UI/UX Designer at Alex Crown, WeFitness, and YourMD. Yna graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Communication from School of the Art Institute of Chicago and furthered her education by learning UI/UX Design Essentials from Columbia College of Chicago and studying Web Development at Northwestern University.