Polina Yakymenko, Designer in Berlin, Germany
Polina Yakymenko

Designer in Berlin, Germany

Member since February 23, 2022
Polina focuses on creating experiences that make the world a better place, opting for human-centered, accessible, and inclusive design. She is good at listening, observing, and asking the right questions to gather insights to connect customer and business needs and turn these insights into actionable design ideas. Polina is beneficial in working at the following design stages: emphasis/research, strategy/analysis, ideation/scenarios, design evaluation/UX reviews, and usability testing.
Polina is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Senior UX Designer, Researcher

    2023 - PRESENT
    School Talent
    • Facilitated the design process and helped a team to capture, evaluate, and merge disparate ideas.
    • Defined areas for improvement for the customer journey through stakeholder interviews, sales team interviews, user data, and market research.
    • Designed the pricing page's layout, structure, and UX copy suggestions.
    Technologies: Figma, Pricing Strategy, User Journeys, User Analysis, Marketplace Design, UX Leadership, Design Leadership, Competitor Analysis & Profiling, A/B Testing, Wireframing, Copywriting, Agile UX, Agile, Product Design, Lean UX, Landing Pages, Marketplaces, Validated User Research, Design Specifications, Heuristics, Service Design, Customer Experience, Concepting, Design Strategy, Complex Problem Solving, Audience Targeting, Competition Research, Edtech, Design Consultation, Education, Innovation, Innovation Strategy, Market Research
  • Senior UX Designer, Researcher

    2022 - 2022
    World Health Network
    • Audited existing WHN group websites and created proposals on how to combine them to increase WNH brand awareness and visibility relating to UX/brand strategy.
    • Involved in the UX strategy and research: content audit, set research objectives, prepared questionnaires, identified target respondents and interviewed users, and created personas.
    • Created a sitemap and the website's information architecture, mapped user journeys, and created mockups based on the personas in the UX.
    • Provided feedback on the UI design, page layout, and brand direction.
    Technologies: Miro, Zoom, User Interviews, Figma, User Research, UX Research, UX Strategy, Sitemaps, User Journey Maps, Structure, User Flows, Online Marketing, UX Analysis, User Personas, Qualitative Research, UX Documentation, Responsive UI, Charts, Rapid Prototyping, Competitive Analysis, Rapid Interactive Prototyping, Jobs to be Done (JTBD), Agile UX, Agile, Product Design, Lean UX, Design Specifications, Heuristics, Concepting, Design Strategy, Design Consultation, Innovation Strategy, Market Research


  • Bachelor's Degree in Economic Cybernetics
    2010 - 2014
    National Technical University of Ukraine - Kyiv, Ukraine


  • How To Design for Accessibility: for UX Designers (WCAG 2.2)



Berlin, Germany

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