Zarela has worked with a variety of clients, including government agencies, organizations, museums, national parks, and startups. She has designed a variety of digital products and experiences, such as cloud-based systems, web applications, and interactive installations. She enjoys agile teams, product management, and mentoring. 

Currently, Zarela is experimenting with emerging technology and immersive products. She holds a degree in Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design. In her spare time, she creates public art in the form of interactive experiences.