Hello!

I'm Abigail Irwin

Currently, I am a UI/UX & Psychology student at Bradley University. I enjoy improving and creating human-centric experiences. My double major provides me with a depth of knowledge regarding user research, neuroscience, human factors, and interaction design principles.

UI/UX Process

Design Thinking Approach

Empathize

Understand users

Define

Needs and problems

Ideate

Brainstorm solutions

Prototype

Build representations

Test

Gather feedback

Iterate

Repeat

featured project

NASA SUITS Design Challenge

UI designs for NASA’s augmented reality challenge. 

featured project

VR Usability Study

VR usability research as a part of my independent senior thesis project.

featured project

seizure support

Apple Watch design to assist people who experience frequent seizures, such as those with epilepsy. 

portfolio

Full List of Projects

Empathize

Conduct research to better understand the users.

Interview, Task Analysis, Cognitive Walk-Through, Contextual Inquiry, User Survey.

Define

Use research to observe user needs and problems.

Persona, Empathy Map, User Goals, Business Goals, Golden Thread, Journey Map, User Flow.

Ideate

Brainstorm solutions.

Competitive Analysis, Wireframes, Sketches, Prioritization, Timeline Development, Agile & Scrum Planning.

Prototype

Build representations of the best ideas.

Mood Board, High-Fidelity Mockups, Story Board.

Test

Conduct testing with users.

Usability Testing, A/B Tests, Card Sort, System Usability Scale (SUS).

Implement & Iterate

Iterate based on feedback and analysis.

Statistical Analysis, Heuristic Analysis, Repeat Process