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Profile of Adekunle Oduye
more than theaveragepixelpusher

My name is Adekunle Oduye (Add-eh-koon-lay Oh-due-yay) & I'm a UX Engineer born / breed / based in Brooklyn, New York. Currently I'm at Plaid, where I'm helping to build Threads, Plaid's official design system.

In the past, I've built products for companies like NASDAQ, Memorial Sloan Kettering, and Mailchimp.

Outside of work I stay active doing the following:

In the past, I was:

  • A mentor at Emergent Works, an organization that teaches code skills to individuals and communities impacted by incarceration system.
  • A co-organizer for SassConf and GothamSass.

Companies I worked at:

Fun Facts#

Born & Raised in
Brooklyn, NY
# of countries visited
1st generation

What I do#

With 10+ years experience in both product design and front-end engineering, I’m very passionate about user-centric design and bringing ideas from concept to completion.


  • Product Design
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • UI Animation


  • Design System
  • Front-end Development
  • CMS Development


  • Focus
  • Empowerment
  • Authenticity
  • Quality
  • Proactiveness

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