Can voice UI (VUI) move past our daily virtual experiences and integrate deeper into our real-life ones as well? In some cases, it already is and will increasingly find its way into many companies’ technology plans — and for good reason.
Artist, Communicator & Functional Design Advocate
Annika leads MentorMate’s Experience Design group based in both Minneapolis, MN and Sofia, Bulgaria. Since joining the MentorMate team in 2015, Annika has built a design team that excels at strategically approaching design and user research in a manner that best aligns our clients business needs with a seamless user experience.
Prior to working with MentorMate Annika fine-tuned her approach to design by working with clients such as General Mills, StarTribune, Medtronic, Bridgestone Tires, and many more.
Entries by Annika Hey
How should UX team leads staff a project? UX/UI skillsets overlap to the point where, in many cases, one designer can combine both roles in her work with a client. But when it comes to large scale projects, product owners and design leads alike are wise to split UX and UI roles and conquer distinct requirements.
How do psychology and aesthetics inspire action? With the help of teammates in Minneapolis and Sofia, BG, Annika, MentorMate’s Creative Director, works to answer this question everyday. Integrating excellent UX with software functionality helps businesses overcome challenges through elegant and efficient design.
The concept of work-life balance for designers has begun to change into something more geared toward work-life blend. Here’s how designers can justify finding a balance and why it matters for their clients.