jhea espares ︎︎︎







Jhea
 Espares 






I am a

storyteller, music-maker, album collector,
dog mother
eldest daughter,
illustrator,
photographer,
kettlebell swinger, indoor rower, digital archiver, researcher, designer, collaborator



I am passionate about

creating experiences that foster joy & wonder, melding histories & futures, making sense of complex ideas on society & technology, reminding fellow humans of our inner child desires through human-centered design & storytelling



I am currently

supporting a small fun team of games user researchers at
PlayStation San Diego Studio, collaborating with narrative & UX designers, and coordinating research lab operations



Previously, I have
  1. designed mobile interfaces for a public speaking app
  2. ideated design solutions for diabetes education
  3. researched underlying factors that affect the quality of life of people aging with diabetes
  4. documented local nightlife of hillcrest, san diego
  5. experimented with digital sound compositions