I love my work because it allows me to uncover opportunities to bring positivity and delightfulness to peoples' lives. I do that by improving the way people interact with their day-to-day business tools and also by making the digital products they use more engaging and pleasurable to work with. I am in a profession currently known as User Experience Design, and I am the Senior Product Strategist for Table XI where I design applications and web experiences.
August 23rd, 2017 | 39 mins 24 secs
agile, design, ux
Agile practices help you build software. UX design helps you build the right software. Teams often struggle integrating UX design into agile practice. In this episode, Jeff Patton, author of User Story Mapping, and UX Designer Yana Carstens talk about the importance of bringing UX design together with development and how to bring your team from unconscious competence to conscious competence.
April 12th, 2017 | 40 mins 53 secs
community, d_and_i, open source
How can you manage a social media site to maximize community and make all contributors feel safe? Coraline Ada Ehmke (@CoralineAda), from GitHub's Community and Safety Team, and Yana Carstens (@YanaCarstens), a Senior UX designer with Table XI, join Noel on this episode of Tech Done Right. We discuss tools for allowing users more control over their social media environment and community, and how to use personas in design as a way to understand user's goals and guide them toward positive community actions.