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How times have changed: the transformation of digital

Technology has come a long way in the past few decades; some would say it’s taken over our lives (and our jobs), yet only 8% of businesses feel they have truly been digitally transformed. The same survey also revealed that another 23% of companies are still considered to be in the early stages of their…
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Where dem girls at? — Diversity within the web industry

The world of tech is a place where women are traditionally known to have been under-represented, and although it has recently been noted that women are making keen strides towards changing the future, studies still show to this day that the majority (76%!) of technical jobs are held by men (with 95% of the workforce…
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It’s time to get out more: building relationships that increase social capital

What is social capital? The term ‘social capital’ has been around for almost a century, however it has only recently become popular. Referring to the: links, shared values and understandings in society, it provides both groups and individuals with strong social contacts and the trust they need in order to effectively work together. It is…
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Adobe Live Challenge #2

Adobe held a Live challenge on Behance on the evening of Wednesday 4th April. I joined the second Live UX Design with Christine Lee and took on the challenge of designing a 3+ screen web experience for pet socials & playdates using Adobe XD and the Pawtastic UI Kit in under an hour. I played around with the…
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Adobe XD UI Kit Contest

Adobe released a contest on their Adobe XD Twitter account (and through the Daily UI Challenge email newsletter) to encourage people to design an account view screen using the Cooin Design digital currency UI kit for Adobe XD by Oykun Yilmaz. I chose to create a mobile app account view screen, bringing together many different…
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Adobe Live Challenge #1

For the first Adobe Live on Behance, the challenge was to create a 5-screen recipe sharing mobile app concept on Adobe XD using the Recipe App UI Kit provided. As I only had approximately 25 minutes left of the challenge once I joined, I chose to really make use of the kit’s elements and adapt…
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A case study on the Amazon Shopping mobile app: UI Design for the wish list feature

As part of a 15 CAT unit for a MSc Digital Design course at Southampton Solent University, I had been tasked with defining a design problem to be solved and creating a 6-screen clickable prototype that suggests a solution. Knowing I wanted to focus on a mobile application, I began conducting research on different apps…
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Research Matchmaker

From November 2017 to December 2017, I worked over a 6 week period to create a digital prototype for a research matchmaker platform. In this time, the following tasks and deliverables were completed: user analysis, task analysis, comparative analysis, features required, information architecture, interaction design, user journeys, screen flows, and wireframes. The high-fidelity prototype was…
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