Naomi

Naomi Francis

Writing for Marvel. Writing for fun. Eating everywhere, all the time.

What was the moment you knew you wanted to work in design? It’s when I was twenty-two in an Internet cafe in Kuala Lumpur. I’d been backpacking around Asia for several months, trying to write a novel, when I arrived at an Internet cafe when Steve Jobs was introducing the first iPhone. It grabbed my attention and shortly after I… Read More →

We’re excited to announce the first of our major releases in 2019 that will transform how you use Marvel and validate your ideas. Our goal is to bring core parts of the design process into Marvel, creating a centralised hub for starting and validating ideas, right the way through to handing off to developers. That’s why we’ve built User Testing… Read More →

What was the moment you knew you wanted to work in design? How did you get to where you are now? I worked hard and I was lucky enough to take risks that paid off. Regardless of your craft, I subscribe to the belief that no one becomes an expert without a lot of hard work. I’ve always been a… Read More →

What was the moment you knew you wanted to work in design? How did you get to where you are now? After I finished school, I worked in branding and marketing agencies for a while, and I moved from Montreal to Toronto where my salary nearly doubled because there was so much more design opportunity there. After working at a… Read More →

What was the moment you knew you wanted to work in design? How did you get to where you are now? I have to give credit where credit is due; I am incredibly privileged to have supportive parents who financially enabled me to obtain an education and pursue what I love. Not only that, but when I was growing up,… Read More →

What was the moment that you knew you wanted to be a designer? How did you get to where you are now? In the beginning, as a teenager, I did a lot of free work for some small local business in the area where I lived. Then I started to publish my work and find more clients online. I gained… Read More →

How did you get to where you are now? I did some freelance and agency work in my native Finland, and that felt small, so I moved to New York City to intern and then work at a startup there. I then met my now wife and moved around a whole ton with her as she interned around the world…. Read More →

What was the moment that you knew that you wanted to work in design? It dates back ‘til I was about four years old. Back then, I became obsessed with Mac Paint on my grandmother’s Apple computer, and never looked back. I had a serious interest in art and computers ever since I can remember, and it’s all I ever… Read More →

We are laser focused on changing how design is done, by making it more inclusive, collaborative and productive. Marvel is used by millions of people with ever varying use cases, from design, to sales, to development – and it’s our goal to keep our platform versatile and scalable. So read on to get the full recap on how Marvel has evolved… Read More →

A better way to organise your designs At Marvel, we understand how important organisation is when building prototypes. Projects can quickly scale to hundreds of screens, making them difficult to manage, present and collaborate on. That’s why we created Sections, it solves all this in an easy to use and intuitive format. Sections helps you organise screens and makes it… Read More →

Our brand new Marvel + Sketch integration features some new additions which will level up your designs, prototypes and the way your whole team works. It’s the complete end-to-end design solution for Sketch. We’ve focused on building features which help improve your efficiency, so you have more time to solve the problems important to you. With Marvel + Sketch, you… Read More →

We’re super excited to announce our integration with Microsoft Teams, a platform that combines workplace chat, meetings, notes and attachments. We’ve incorporated plenty of ways for you and your team to access Marvel projects and features directly within the app. With our Microsoft Teams integration, you can now: Access and organise your Marvel dashboard directly from Microsoft Teams Open interactive… Read More →