Tamara Chehayeb Makarem

I am a User Experience Designer based in London. Using an Agile approach, I design desktop, tablet and mobile web apps. At Scott logic, I work with clients mainly in financial services enhancing their trading platforms, analytics dashboards and Intranet tools. I am an enthusiast of Data visualization and interactive projects using code for art.

Articles

Sharing styling specs with developers

This post looks at the pros and cons of some of the automated handoff tools available for designers to share style specs with developers.

Four tips for achieving successful UX workshops

Facilitating UX workshops can be challenging when ideating with non-designers who have not participated in a UX workshop and are sceptical about its value. In this post, I suggest four tips for achieving successful UX workshops and gaining the trust of the more sceptical participants.

Body as Interface

Body as interface is plausible either when the body is in a controlled environment or when the device becomes part of the body. Exploring this notion allows us to stop designing interfaces and start designing experiences.

Data Visualisation and Scale: Leveraging the Macro and the Micro

The size of things is relative to the scale that we set. This might sound like a trivial notion, but it is key to creating meaningful data visualisations.