For this project, I was paired with another designer to design a responsive editorial website for creatives.

Figma

Maze

GoodNotes

Coolors

Canva Color Palette Generator

Market Research

To gain a better understanding of the industry, I researched editorial websites popular for providing content for creatives. This included Rolling Stone, Vice Magazine, and…


Perfect: the condition, state, or quality of being free or as free as possible from all flaws or defects (Google definition).

Since I was a child, I have always been competitive to the point of becoming a perfectionist, a person who refuses to accept any standard short of perfection. Not…


Design and technology has the potential to eliminate or automate complex problems, like inequality. I had the pleasure of attending the Looking at the Future of Design event hosted by Patricia Reiners, an innovation designer who focuses on XR technologies. In this talk, Reiners discussed five trends and technologies that…


Although I have experience as a freelance designer, I ultimately desire to work for an organization that fits my goals and values. This is a simple sentence, but there are many steps to achieve this goal. However, as I learn and grow within the field, I have gained experience with…


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There are many things that I am proud to be. A sister. A designer. A black woman. It’s February, meaning it is Black History Month. …


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Day 3 User Research Questions

My group and I had the pleasure of starting the research to address the issue of city mobility. As stated in a given brief, changes in transportation over time between rural areas and metropolitan areas. A particular area of concern is the increase in distraction from exercisers and the cleanliness…


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My “About Me” mentions my current role as a UX designer and my past experience as an athlete, but that does not tell my entire carer path. In actuality, I was hesitant in entering tech in any capacity. I held many of the stereotypes of tech, including the vivid image…


New Haircut logo

As a designer, it is integral to be a part of the design community. New methods and changes to the traditional design thinking process are often introduced in eye-opening conversations. Recently, I attended a Q&A hosted by Innovation Coach and Design Thinking Facilitator, Jay Melone. Jay Melone is the Founder…


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User Experience design is a field that emphasizes working with and understanding people. As a designer, I make a priority to pursue knowledge from other designers and fields. With COVID19, this task has become easier due to various designer groups and organizations opening their meetings to people outside of their…


Tripadvisor logo

For my final UX challenge in my Ironhack pre-work, I was given the task of redesigning a travel metasearch website. Using Nielsen’s Ten Heuristics in UI Design, I selected Tripadvisor mobile website for the following reasons:

  1. Visibility of system status: Links provide feedback when clicked.
  2. Match between system and real…

Faith Dismuke

I am a User Experience and User Interface designer with a past life as a pro track and field athlete and author. Read my novel SPRINT DREAMS on Amazon.

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