#D04 – Akachi Ogbonna – The Importance of Design Systems

By April 27, 2020 Women in Design


Akachi Ogbonna, Product Designer and Illustrator at RelianceHMO discusses context switching at work and the mental model of being a multidisciplinary designer. How her internship at Paystack – a Nigerian payments startup – deepened her interest and accelerated her growth in design. She also explains the different types of design, citing examples on projects she’s worked on, tells us the importance of design systems, downsides to working alone as a designer and the important things new designers need to learn.