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Sylvester Wilmott

Mobile designer @ Automattic

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Designing a Promotional Video for Simplenote

Simplenote is Automattic’s free, open-source, note-taking app. We’ve been working hard to improve its usability and design across all platforms and wanted to promote the latest UX updates along with…

“Am I Doing This Right?”

As a former freelancer I would have been considered a small business owner at one point. I was managing all aspects of the business which operated under my name. There…

Anticipating User Needs Through Stories

One of the most common traps of product design is ending up designing for yourself. It’s sometimes easy to forget that there’s an entire planet full of people outside of…

Test Driving Gutenberg

As part of our latest Empathy Challenge, designers at Automattic were challenged to recreate an article using Gutenberg. Gutenberg is a new block based editor designed to simplify post creation…