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My August Picks | 2017

2 weeks 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?

4 weeks 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)

1 month 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

1 month 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!

1 month 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!

1 month 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)

2 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?

Fun stuff

My June Picks | 2017

2 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.

Introspection

UX Lessons from the Casino

2 months ago

I’ve recently spent some time in Las Vegas and, in not a completely shocking turn of events, I happened to visit a number of different hotel casinos while I was there! In between sipping cocktails and pretending like I understood how to play things, it struck me that there were a number of takeaways for me […]

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Become an I Am Not My Pixels UX Intern

2 months ago

[UPDATE: Applications for 2017 are now closed. Thank you for your interest!] I’m often asked why I set up this blog. The main reason, aside from “because its fun!”, is that I want to help people everywhere interested in UX and design by sharing my experiences along the way. More recently, I’ve been mulling over how […]

UX Journeys

My UX Design Journey

3 months ago

One of the things that I find incredibly interesting about people is finding out how they got to where they are now career-wise. What is the path they took to success?

Resources

Download my free Completely Customisable People Sketch file [For 3 Days Only!]

3 months ago

My Completely Customisable People file is one of my favourite resources that I’ve ever made. And this month, I want to gift it to you for completely and utterly free!