Pablo Defendini

Designer for Hire

Pablo Defendini is a designer and developer for hire. His focus is on user experience and product design for websites and mobile apps, but his broad experience in advertising, publishing, and working with software engineering teams makes him a well-rounded complement to any organization. He's happiest working at the intersection of publishing, technology, and civics.

Pablo was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, splits his time between Santurce and Brooklyn, and works with clients over the world.

If you have a project you think might be up Pablo’s alley, or would like to see some of his previous work, drop him a line. The very best way to reach him is via email, at You can also often find him on Twitter, Instagram, and GitHub.

Speaking and writing

Standards, Semantics and Sequential Art

A talk at The Comic Electric Symposium and accompanying website.

On Responsive Comics

Demonstration of a responsive comic, authored using HTML and CSS.

Reading on the Big Screen

A talk and an article about designing interfaces for large displays.

About the Fireside Site

A short overview of the GitHub Pages and Markdown-based tech stack for the Fireside Magazine website.