I love to help people understand user research and design — and get them really excited about it

Things I do

  • Journey mapping
  • Writing discussion guides
  • User interviews
  • Persona creation
  • Sketching
  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping (rapid and hi-fidelity)
  • Usability testing
  • Facilitation
  • A/B testing
  • Card sorting
  • Fake door testing
  • 5 second testing
  • And more…

Tools I like

  • Axure
  • Adobe XD
  • Sketch
  • Hotjar
  • CrazyEgg
  • Google Optimize
  • Optimizely
  • Optimal Workshop
  • Usability Hub
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Suite
  • Microsoft Office
  • Slack
  • Zoom
  • Miro
  • Drupal
  • Stabilo Fineliner
  • And more…

I’m especially passionate about accessibility, inclusion, and tech for good

UX Designer Becky Colley taking part in a hack day at Expedia in London

Honours I’ve received

Adobe 2020 UX Designer to Watch

I was thrilled to be named one of Adobe’s top 10 global up-and-coming User Experience Designers in 2020.

Find out more: Adobe XD Ideas — Introducing the 2020 UX Designers to Watch

Talks I’ve given

University of the Arts London discussion (read interview) | 2020

General Assembly Product Designer Q&A | 2020

Places I’ve worked

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE): Head of Digital Product Design | 2021-2022

Barbican Centre: UX Lead | 2020-2021

Citizens Advice: UX Designer | 2019

The Manna Centre: Volunteer | 2019

Cancer Research UK: UX Designer and Volunteer | 2016-2019

Camden Council: Digital Experience Officer | 2015-2016

What I’ve studied

Agile Centre: Certified Scrum Master | 2022 (see certificate)

Bunnyfoot: Practical Accessibility | 2020

UAL, Chelsea College of Arts: UX Design | 2019

Institute of Leadership and Management: Level 3 in Leadership and Management | 2014

City and Guilds: NVQ Level 2 in Business and Administration | 2011

University of Central Lancashire: BSc (Hons) Media Production and Technology | 2004-2007

Skilled at collaborating with a variety of stakeholders, I enjoy bringing people together so we can make human-centred decisions that help both users and organisations to achieve their goals