About Yael

Hey, I’m Yael Levey, a design lead based in one of my most favourite cities in the world – London, UK. This is my space on the web where I can share my thoughts on UX, design, working processes and practices and finding creative confidence.

 

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Correct pronunciation: ya-elle

Incorrect pronunciation: yale, yeal, yay-el, yell, oi, hey youuuuu

About Yael Levey

As a Design Lead, I’m passionate about creating simple, digital experiences that make people’s lives better. I love listening to how people make sense of their world, understanding what makes them tick, and figuring out how to fuse the world of pixels with this user-centred knowledge.

My background is user experience design – following a user-centred design process is always at the forefront of my mind. But for me, a user experience is made up of so much more than just the usual UX disciplines – usability, information architecture, user research and interaction design – it’s also about how it moves, sounds, looks and feels, as well as how it gets put together.

So, on this blog, you’ll see a mix of everything that I put into designing digital experiences for people – covering everything including UX, UI, motion, typography, colour, research, creative facilitation, collaborative processes, and all the way back again!

I currently work at the BBC as Creative Director of BBC Weather, where I lead a team of UX designers, visual designers, information architects and design researchers to create a world class weather service for millions of people around the world.

(But! All views in this personal blog are my own and not affiliated with the BBC).

Past roles have included:

clients

I love beautifully made things and I love to make beautiful things. I am also a notebook obsessive (don’t ask how many notebooks I own..!), and I adore watermelon, Dr Pepper and promarker pens.

I hope you enjoy looking around! Welcome 🙂

 


More me!

Instagram andFacebook – I post up daily tips about UX and design, as well as behind the scenes looks as what I’m up to in design

Twitter – I share interesting articles and posts from designers that I’m connected with

YouTube – Check out my videos where I talk UX, design, careers, tips, and loads more

Gumroad and Society6 – Where I host my free and paid products

 


Other places I’ve written for

 


Get in touch with Yael

The best way to reach me is to send me an email to yael@iamnotmypixels.com

You can also tweet me @yaellevey or send me an Instagram message @iamnotmypixels