HILA YONATAN
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About me

UX Strategist
Concept Designer
Fox Lover
Freelancer
Mentor

Welcome! I am Hila Yonatan, a UX strategist from Israel.
As a natural explorer (‘90s girl), I try to travel near and far, and find inspiration in the most unexpected places. This goes great with the fact that I’m also an amateur photographer (a link to my 500px page – in the footer). At my spare time I attend meetups and gatherings, where I enjoy conversing with insightful people and getting familiar with new ideas. A short fun-fact? I am particularly fond of the fennec fox and believe it’s the cutest animal ever!

Other than that, I am involved with the local & global UX community: I write for professional magazines (Usability GeekUXMagGeekTime…), deliver short talks at meetups and occasionally mentor at workshops or startup accelerators. Always try to learn as much as I can – about as many things as I can.

As a (humble!) design thinker kind of person, My day-to-day is the planning of UX strategies and guiding my clients the best way I can, to the successful launch and beyond.

In the past, following my graduation in B.A. of Communications and Design, I have worked at several companies as the Studio Leader, overseeing the team and the work in general.

For me, my work is all about bringing products and brands on the right track, from the very beginning, saving much time and effort, as experience proves.

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What I Can

UX Strategy & Research

Being a UX strategist and researcher, I'm detecting and solving potential problems with products - even before they have presented themselves. Creating a strategy requires me to bring insights to the table, analyze functionality trends and make sure the direction the product is headed for is the right one.

UX Design

Companies hire me because of my ability to have a broader look at things, suggest new ideas and come up with stuff - before they become the norm. I present my ideas by wireframing and prototyping stages of the complete process.

Product Concept Design

Even when I don't necessarily design, there's no question that the designer in me needs to be set free from time to time. There's always a warm spot in my heart for some oldschool hands-on concept UI designing, which I do now and then for a product that "clicks".

Consultancy for Brands

Consultancy is a major part of my work routine. Bringing my experience to the benefit of each client - I am often able to provide a unique perspective and fresh ideas to the table. Regardless if we're having a single sitdown or developing a long-term relationship, the client ends up having fresh insights and more awareness.

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Case Studies

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My Process

For each client, there’s a unique work process of course. In general though, my first step is to understand the client’s ideas (or product’s requirements), conduct research while taking under consideration competitors and the specific conditions of the target market, and such…

Then, I map whatever’s working and taking notes of everything that doesn’t.

Following research and the observation of both emotional and quantitative data, the next step is usually providing the client with the distilled information needed to support the creation of a successful product or process with the best user experience.

It can be a one-time meeting, a series of them or an ongoing project after the launch.

Also, I’m always delighted to learn new methods and processes, while becoming an integral part of the team, which is already a habit!

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Say Hi.

If you'd like to work together on your new game-changer, book me for a lecture or simply get a fresh broader look on things, just drop me a line.

+972.509.849.605