On October, 19th we had  UX Strikes Again Morning@Lohika. The speakers were Slava Shestopalov and Yuliia Podliesnova

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Slava Shestopalov

A Design manager at ELEKS, ex-designer at EPAM, a journalist by education. Slava works on all the stages of product and service design and curates design sales in German-speaking and Nordic countries. Writes a blog on design, has publications in Smashing Magazine. Slava’s top articles are translated into Chinese, Japanese, and Ukrainian. Speaker of the conference Krupa 2018 and mentor at Projector School; guest trainer at ESB Business School of Reutlingen University (Germany); one of the mentors of a design course at Ukrainian Catholic University.

Topic: Design sales
Slava told us about such aspects of design and sales processes:

  • Sales process in IT.
  • Design services. Discovery.
  • Presale process and the role of a designer.
  • Onsite sales workshops.


Yuliia Podliesnova

Senior Experience Designer at Eleks.
An Experience Designer with 8+ year of professional practice

Topic: UX Mapping Methods
Yulia told us about the pros and cons to using empathy map, customer journey maps, experience maps, and service blueprints


Here is the presentation from the event and the videos: