Axel Valdez

Design Engineer

I'm Axel.

I am a design engineer with over 20 years of experience creating and managing websites and user interfaces for a diverse range of software applications. I currently head the UI Engineering team at LoanPro, helping develop cutting-edge loan management, servicing, and collections software that emphasizes automation and data visibility.

More in my about section.



This section is a mix of the stream (very short, tweet-like posts) and medium to long form blog posts from the blog.

  • Not using social media is more difficult that it seems, and it seems pretty hard already. I'm not sure if I'm more depressed than before, or I'm just bored.

    Mar 18, 2023

  • Yet another post on leaving social media

    I used to believe that social media kept me connected to the people I love, like, and enjoy, but I now realize that this couldn't be further...

    Mar 08, 2023 · Read post →

  • Lockdown check-in

    After six and a half weeks in lockdown, I’m not anxious anymore. I don’t crave going out, and video calls have replaced face-to-face...

    Apr 26, 2020 · Read post →

  • The solar system dimensions and my ignorance

    When we moved into the house where my family and I live, it occurred to me that it would be super cool and educational to have a solar...

    May 14, 2018 · Read post →

  • Free sticker PSD mockup

    I constantly find myself looking for free PSD mockups to present work, usually for small things like stickers, mugs, or posters. Today I...

    Oct 08, 2017 · Read post →

  • In awe of modern inventions

    Before photography was invented, people could only see that in front of their eyes. To experience the rest of the world, people had to...

    Jun 27, 2017 · Read post →