Mali Hirsch
Information Architect, Scott's Marketplace

__Which Galvanize campus are you based out of? __


__What does Scott's Marketplace do? __

Shop, sell, and support local! We are an online platform made for local shops.

What does a day in your shoes look like?

Early in the morning I go for a 4 mile run to get the body and mind going. At 8am I start my work day and begin with a team meeting. Then I create wireframes based on our new ideas or I could be spending a good part of the day putting together workflows and building prototypes. In addition, I analyze user experience data that can be used to improve our product. After work, I train in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for at least an hour a day.

What was your "breakthrough" moment when you realized the opportunity in front of you?

I was approached by the CEO of Scott's Marketplace (yes, his name is Scott!) and he told me about his awesome company that does so much to support locally owned, small businesses. I was intrigued right away and was more than happy to be a part of the team!

What inspired you to join Scott's Marketplace?

Each one of us is empowered to be the owners of our work and position. There is a lot of freedom to explore and new ideas are always welcomed and encouraged!

What is your favorite technology tool or application to use at work?

Sketch and a Sharpie pen.

What book are you currently reading?

Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy Seals Lead and Win by Jocko Willink

What music are you currently listening to?

I'm a Metalhead.

What is your favorite lunch spot in Boulder?


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Parting words for future entrepreneurs, leaders, or creators?

Remember a black belt is a white belt that never quits!

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Mali Hirsch

Information Architect, Scott's Marketplace

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