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Paul Olyslager
Works at nu3
Attended Interactive Multimedia Design
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Freelancer specialised in UX, Interface Design and Usability
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  • nu3
    User Experience Manager, 2013 - present
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    Senior User Experience Designer, 2013 - 2013
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    Web Master Traffic Team, 2010 - 2013
    Webmaster at Corelio publishing specialised in UX, Interface Design and Usability
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I’m a graphic / web designer from Antwerp (Belgium) and obsessed with web usability, UX (user experience) -and UI (user interface) design.
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I'm the creator and editor of paulolyslager.com, a blog about UX and web usability. I work as a web designer and usability consultant.
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  • Interactive Multimedia Design
    2007 - 2010
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A customer journey map provides: a story on how the customer interacts, or should interact, with your company. Learn how to set up a customer journey map.
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While some of the web design trends have quickly come and gone, others are destined to stay around for a while longer. Here is a list of trends for 2015.
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A review of Crazy Egg, a great heat map tool, but I'm also giving away a lifetime license of Crazy Egg and the opportunity to test it 60 days for free.
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Having read the first edition of A Project Guide to UX Design a long time ago, I was wondering if this second edition would be worth reading as well.
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The UX Full Stack Unicorn, a UX person that builds wireframes, create pixel-perfect design, is fluent in html and javascript, do usability testing, ...
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Sketching is inherent within our industry; be that as a UX designer or a UX developer. I sketch everyday and use it to problem-solve issues.
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How can we create a web design which stands out in a very busy crowd? With such an incredible high standards in the web industry, it doesn't come easy.
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Affordance is the relationship between a person and an object. Paula Borowska talks about digital affordances and how it affects the use of digital objects.
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Rocky Tajaban debunks 3 common conversion rate optimization myths and gives you some best practices that you can apply to your future A/B testing.
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Smart restaurant owners use persuasive tricks to gain more profit per single visit. Professor in Experimental Psychology Charles Spence found 8 strategies.
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The Secret to an Eye Catching Web Design: Going the Extra Mile » Paul Ol...
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How can we create a web design which stands out in a very busy crowd? With such an incredible high standards in the web industry, it doesn't

UX Designers Can Learn From Game Design and Gamification » Paul Olyslager
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Gamification is a way to extract the best of the game design components to apply into contexts that are usually boring. Gamification is abou

Understanding Affordance in Digital Interfaces » Paul Olyslager
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Affordance is the relationship between a person and an object. Paula Borowska talks about digital affordances and how it affects the use of

Mobile Design that Scales: Building for Existing and Future Devices » Pa...
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Responsive design & adaptive layouts are about to become a default approach when planning design. But what when the adaptive layout is not f

The Agile Approach: Minimize Risks of Web Design Projects » Paul Olyslager
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Being agile might sound like a daunting prospect for some clients but it establishes a comprehensive collaborative relationship between clie

3 Conversion Rate Optimization Myths Debunked » Paul Olyslager
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Rocky Tajaban debunks 3 common conversion rate optimization myths and gives you some best practices that you can apply to your future A/B te

A Book Review of A Project Guide to UX Design » Paul Olyslager
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Having read the first edition of A Project Guide to UX Design a long time ago, I was wondering if this second edition would be worth reading

Persuasive Menu Cards » Paul Olyslager
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Smart restaurant owners use persuasive tricks to gain more profit per single visit. Professor in Experimental Psychology Charles Spence foun

The Rise of the UX Torturer » Paul Olyslager
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The typical UX Designer is a one-trick pony who can only improve the UX while the UX Torturer specializes in degrading the UX to maximize pr

The ROI of User Experience » Paul Olyslager
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The ROI of UX goes well beyond the most immediate benefit to the user. It helps to improve overall revenue and reduce costs in a variety of

Designers, Don't Get Lazy » Paul Olyslager
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I attended WordCamp as a speaker and talked about design and how new innovations changed the role of designers and front-end developers with

Contextual UX – Building Relevant and Customized Experiences » Paul Olys...
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Contextual UX through the use of context-aware technologies will allow us to design and build experiences that are personalised and relevant

When to Use a Button or Link » Paul Olyslager
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The button and link have co-existed on websites for a long time. But most designers don't know when to use one over the other.

What is the Point of Personas? » Paul Olyslager
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Personas provide valuable insight into your audience’s minds. You will make a better product if you keep your personas in mind while develop

How Taking a Break Can Save Your Usability Session » Paul Olyslager
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You're moderating a usability session and things aren't going as well as you'd like? Follow these easy tips to get the best results.

A Book Review of Undercover User Experience Design » Paul Olyslager
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I read a lot of UX books, including Undercover User Experience Design, but it seems that I never wrote a book review about it. Read the revi

Paper Prototyping is a Waste of Time » Paul Olyslager
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Are you using paper prototyping to test a new feature or product? While being great for your design process, it’s a waste of time for resear

How to Live and Breath Digital, Yet Still Have a Life » Paul Olyslager
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This article doesn't involve breathing deeply or listening to whale music. It's about the impact of digital technology and how to get some t

3 Surprises from Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Research » Paul ...
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A combination of qualitative and quantitative research will provide data on behavior and motivations for that behavior and allows us to make

How to Help Your Users Take Action » Paul Olyslager
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Good UX and UI practices have long focused on how to enable users take action by removing frictions, making decisions less complex.