I'm miykaelah, A ux Designer

To me good UX design is like a perfectly choreographed event. From the moment a user begins to engage with a digital product, it is my job to create a design that welcomes them into the space, helps them find their way, and hopefully leaves users with a feeling of joy and delight.

My Expertise

I am an end to end UX/UI designer.  I like to see through my designs from inception to delivery, and all the points in between.

user research

From user interviews to usability testing, I excel at digging into understanding users mental models and turning insights into actionable design recommendations.

UI/UX Design

From sketching to wireframing to prototyping, my design decisions are anchored in the data and insights I gain through my user research.

Branding

For some clients, I am happy to help find the right color palette, typography, and logo design to coherently communicate their brand and messaging.

About Me

I am a UX designer with experience leading marketing strategy, producing live events, and designing and managing web experiences.

As a musician and musical director, I’ve created meaningful and memorable experiences for audiences, and I bring those unique leadership experiences and skillsets to UX design to help deliver delightful, intuitive, and useful products.

Don't just Take My Word for It

I've had the opportunity to work with many interesting clients, talented designers, and developers. Here's what they have to say about collaborating with me.

"Miykaelah consistently exceeded all of our expectations - and the work was completed ahead of schedule!   She is driven, creative, and passionate about meeting her clients' goals.  Thanks to her input and guidance our new website will be an asset for our organization for years to come."

david ellenbogen
artistic director @ Brooklyn raga massive


”Miykaelah is one of those rare individuals who combines her skills and traits that are associated with success: imaginative yet detail-oriented; collaborative yet tenacious.  Most importantly she is dependable and always delivers. Miykaelah’s greatest skill is leadership and people management. She is always friendly and extremely nice with people, which makes it easy for her to get great work out of them. She knows how to manage people's temperament well and handle them skillfully."

naimeesha murthy
founder @ products by women

“Miykaelah is a highly proactive, efficient and mobilized designer and a born leader that lead by example, keeping track of all deliverables, provide innovative solutions to problems and great attention to details. Throughout the research, design, and testing phases of the project, Miykaelah consistently brought positive energy to the team to get through bottlenecks.”

caleb ha
Product designer @ adasia

miykaelah is ...

Here's a sample of what some of my clients and colleagues have to say about working with me

“Miykaelah was a valuable asset on a team of UX designers that led my organization's website redesign. It was a highly-anticipated project and Miykaelah took great care, intention, and precision in translating my vision into a beautiful new website. She's a great listener and designer; I participated in my first-ever design studio led by Miykaelah who made the experience a fun, learning experience and it allowed me to see her strong work ethic and teamwork and collaboration skills. Working with her was such a smooth, positive experience and her leadership in our website redesign led to immediate impact in our increase in monthly donors.”

natasha scott
executive director@ dorson community foundation

“Miykaelah is one of those rare individuals who combines her skills and traits that are associated with success: imaginative yet detail-oriented; collaborative yet tenacious.  Most importantly she is dependable and always delivers. Miykaelah’s greatest skill is leadership and people management. She is always friendly and extremely nice with people, which makes it easy for her to get great work out of them. She knows how to manage people's temperament well and handle them skillfully. In less than a few months she has become a very integral part of Products by Women and we are lucky to have Miykaelah drive our long term global vision.”

naimeesha murthy
founder @ products by women

“Miykaelah  is one of the most organized and emotionally intelligent collaborators I've had the chance to work with. Her innovative, human-centered, and compassionate approach to design is inspiring. She is an extremely clear and positive communicator and has a great attitude when working under pressure, building consensus among client groups, and speaking with various stakeholders in a project. I'd highly recommend Miykaelah for her intuitive vision of information architecture, design, and user experience as well as just being a phenomenal person in this world!”

meera dugal
performing arts curator @ lincoln center

“Miykaelah consistently exceeded all of our expectations - and the work was completed ahead of schedule!   She is driven, creative, and passionate about meeting her clients' goals.  Thanks to her input and guidance our new website will be an asset for our organization for years to come.”

david ellenbogen
artistic director @ brooklyn raga massive

“Miykaelah steered the UX/UI vision of our team with ease ...  Overall, Miykaelah was a strong UX leader from concept to finish and I would gladly work with her again on any project, any time.”

mary macmurray
software engineer @ Kellar consulting

“Miykaelah is a highly proactive and efficient designer with great attention to detail. She' s a born leader that led by example, kept track of all deliverables, provided innovative solutions ... Miykaelah consistently brought positive energy to the team to get through bottlenecks.”

caleb ha
ux designer @ adasia

“Miykaelah is, without a doubt, one of the most energetic, inquisitive, and industrious professionals I’ve ever had the pleasure to work with. She’s a born leader who consistently kept us on task. Always supportive, accessible, and inclusive, she brought a level of focus and enthusiasm to our project that motivated the rest of us to work harder, and smarter. ”

benjamin mccoy
motion graphics designer @ nbc