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Process

Getting started with Gamification – An Introductory Guide

3 days ago

This is a guest post from Clarice Meilak, an alumna of the first batch of I Am Not My Pixels interns! Each intern writes 2 blog posts as part of their internship, on UX and Design subjects that particularly interest them. Thanks Clarice! For many, the differences between gamification and game design are not clear. […]

Resources

Twitter roundup: The designers who inspire me to…

1 month ago

There is no getting around it – if you want to learn more about your craft, find interesting designers talking about the UX and design topics of the day, join conversations, and share your opinions – Twitter is where to be.

Reviews

Are they any good? My review of The UX Store’s paper prototyping and sketching tools

1 month ago

As a self-confessed Instagram addict, there are always plenty of design-focused accounts that catch my eye. One of these is the UX Store, which sells paper prototyping tools for UI and UX designers, as I was completely intrigued by their mental stencils. They looked well-made and durable and I was absolutely itching to give them a go.

Resources

My September Picks | 2017

1 month ago

This post is part of a monthly series where I showcase some of my favourite things I’ve seen around the web recently.

How to

One tip to instantly improve your UX design interview technique

2 months ago

I have finally got round to making a 5 Minute Tip video about my one big UX design interview bugbear! Take a look at this short video to find out what you can do to instantly improve your UX design interview technique!  

Resources

My August Picks | 2017

3 months ago

This post is part of a monthly series where I showcase some of my favourite things I’ve seen around the web recently.

Process

Who do UX Designers work with?

3 months ago

One of my favourite things about UX and design is that in our role, we get to interact with so many different people in the service of creating digital products and services. There is an immense satisfaction in coming together, with people of all different skillsets and mindsets, and delivering an incredible thing together. But, […]

Psychology

Cognitive Biases in Digital: Why users are irrational and how to design for it (Part 2)

3 months ago

Guest post by Amy Leak Last time, we spoke about what cognitive biases are, delved into how Attentional Bias and Risk Compensation work and how you can factor them into your digital design. Today, we cover two more cognitive biases: the Empathy Gap and Choice-Supportive Bias.

Resources

UX Design Portfolio Lightning Critiques: Episode 2 up now

3 months ago

Welcome back to Episode 2 of my UX Design Lightning Portfolio Critiques, where we aim to answer the question of what do hiring managers look for in my UX design portfolio? 

State of the Union

One Year of I Am Not My Pixels PLUS Giveaway Time!

3 months ago

Today I’m celebrating because this day marks the one year anniversary of I Am Not My Pixels! I started this blog (by writing a short post about my design sprint calendar!) because I wanted to share my UX and design practises with as many people as possible. 45 blog posts later, and I’m proud to […]

News

The 2017 UX UK Awards are now open!

4 months ago

Have you made something amazing and you’d like to be recognised by your peers? The UX UK Awards recognise excellence in user-focused digital or service design and entries are now open for 2017!

Psychology

Cognitive Biases in Digital: Why users are irrational and how to design for it (Part 1)

4 months ago

Guest post by Amy Leak How many times have you beat yourself up over a supposedly irrational decision you’ve made? Justifying that McDonald’s based on a workout session you did a week ago? Texting your ex when you’ve had one too many tequila shots?