Carla Amal of From The Bench on the importance of professional communities | Pocket


Here at we celebrate diversity of all kinds. Speaking to various inspiring women at our Pocket Gamer Connects events around the world, and being aware that there is still a real need to shout about the subject, we decided to focus on females for December. In this series of features we will interview various women working in gaming, as well as sharing other stories around the subject.

Carla Amal is a UX/UI Designer at From The Bench and a firm believer that diversity in working teams is vital to success. Please tell us a little bit about yourself and your current role?

Hi, my name is Carla Arnal! I’m a UX/UI Designer at From The Bench (FTB), a social networking video game developer owned by games industry brand, Taproom. In my day to day, I carry out multiple design tasks simultaneously, adapting to what the project requires.

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