Evan Maeda is a former small business owner and an interdisciplinary designer. He currently works as a product designer at Facebook

As a business owner, Evan experienced the rigor and complexity of ideating, executing, and delivering product to market. As the owner of the apparel brand GIFTED BY CHOICE, he delivered 13 seasonal and conceptual collections of assorted product and apparel, and developed online followings that resulted in sales nationwide. 

As an interdisciplinary designer, Evan focuses on the quality and impact of his output in any medium, with professional experience in apparel, graphic, and digital product design. Prior to joining Facebook, Evan worked on the IBM Design Language, the design system that creates cohesion across IBM’s various enterprise software.