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About Me

Hello, my name is Olha Bahaieva. I’m a Senior UX/UI designer, a content creator, and a public speaker. I build beautiful and user-centered products for modern businesses for over 7 years.

This article gives you a better sense of who I am and what I can do for you.

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I’m an introvert, but it doesn’t mean I don’t network, and here is how you can do it too

human is hiding behind a pillow and a ballon
human is hiding behind a pillow and a ballon
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If you’re an introvert and you think you can’t network, you’re wrong. In Forbes's article, Kathy Caprino talks about networking for introverts. She included thoughts from Susan Cain, a recognized author, and expert on introversion.

Susan highlights how overlooked introverts are in today’s extroverted world in The Power of Introverts. She also talks about Dorie Clark in her article.

Dorie is the author of the book introverts and is an introvert in her own words, and is an outstanding example of how an introvert can build a successful network.

After reading Forbes's article and comparing it to my introvert experience…


Best app design collection of the week

smiling woman looking into a mac screen
smiling woman looking into a mac screen
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Inspiration is your trigger for designing the innovative app and web products. When you’re out of ideas, other designers' work might inspire you to create amazing concepts.

If you don't know where to start, it worth checking what other designers did already. Creative people need to see visual inspiration and be aware of what is trending now. You shouldn't steal other designers' work, but you can get inspiration from them.

This is why many designers create mood boards before they are going to design a product. Your mood board can contain multiple pictures to represent the mood and style of…


Your life quality won’t change if you start to spend less on these things

happy couple with a credit card
happy couple with a credit card
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It’s so common for people to think if you spend more money, you’ll be happier. You try to buy as many things as you can. You believe products and services will make you happy. Here is the trap. The more you spend the more you need to earn. This is a road to nowhere.

Instead of thinking about your next product or service to buy, think about what you really need. Analyze your life according to your needs. There are a bunch of things you don't need to feel happy and live comfortably. Your life is simpler than you think…


Google, IBM, Microsoft design gems you need to know

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ux design working process
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Creating a new product is a tough thing. Designers need to develop innovative solutions from scratch and include a lot of functionality. While some products might be simple, most web and app designs are complex.

The design concept can include many components, features, user scenarios. To make your idea work, it needs to be structured. When you work on a multi-platform product, it should have the same look and feel for desktop, mobile, and tablet devices.

Along with the responsive design, all elements and components should have the same size, and color on different screens or pages. Consistency is crucial…


Best app design collection of the week

surprised man face
surprised man face
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At the point when you begin to design your app, you need motivation. This is a trigger to make your idea thought fruitful. Your mind is brimming with thoughts, so you need some visual guides to perceive how to deal with your own vision.

While designers are exact artists, you need to feel inspired to start the ideation stage. There are so many ideas in your brain, so you need to structure your thoughts in a structural way. …


Reason 2: You can express yourself anonymously.

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Smiling woman
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Before a pandemic, most psychologists worked with clients in-person. To get to a specialist, people needed to get an appointment, come to a psychologist and begin their treatment. When COVID-19 came, in-person meetings became impossible.

Instead, psychologists started to help their clients online. Both specialists and patients started to use apps and websites to book a consultation, go throw the survey or chat with a specialist.

In 2021, it’s possible to meet with your therapist in-person again. Some people use this opportunity to visit their psychologists in real life. There are more and more people who still prefer to use…


Best app design collection of the week

surprised woman
surprised woman
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio: Pexels

When you start to work on app design, you need inspiration. This is a trigger to make your concept idea successful. Your brain is full of ideas, so you need some visual examples to see how to manage your own vision.

When it comes to app design, you work with so many components, user flows that it’s important to stay focused. Rather than think about creativity, designers should think strategically.

The design strategy is a key for user-centered products. If app features created for a purpose with a solid research base, your design solution will be successful. …


State of European Tech report says there are 6.1 million remote workers in Europe for hire

Online team meeting via Zoom
Online team meeting via Zoom
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Remote work was successful for employers and employees, according to PwC’s US Remote Work Survey. This is an opinion of 133 US company executives and 1,200 US office workers included in the survey. Responders started to work remotely because of the pandemic or because they wanted to make a switch to the home office. 83% of all responders had a positive remote experience in comparison with 73% June 2020 survey.

A Gartner survey asked company leaders and found that 80% of them will allow employees to continue to work remotely after the pandemic. …


Best app design collection of the week

surprised woman
surprised woman
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App design inspiration is a must-have for a designer to create amazing products. Inspiration is a trigger to become a successful designer. When you’re inspired, you want to design better and better. If you aren’t inspired, your app design might not be as impressive as you planned it to be.

When you watch other designers' solutions, you gain experience. You can understand why the designer created the X feature and what value it has. Getting inspiration along with design knowledge improvement are your major goals when you are looking at other designer app solutions.

A successful designer knows that professional…

Olha Bahaieva

Sr. UX/UI Designer, Top Writer, Speaker. She/her. I write about Design, Tech, & Marketing. Join my design publication: https://medium.com/ux-designers-club

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