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#WCW May with Alkistis Mavroeidi

We are thrilled to have Alkistis Mavroeidi as our guest of the Women Crush Wednesday series! Alkistis works as a UX Design Lead at KAYAK and we met her exactly one year ago when KAYAK graciously hosted our May 2019 Meetup.

Welcome Alkistis! Tell us a little bit about yourself.

How did you get involved in the tech industry and specifically in UX Design?

What does a UX Design Lead do?

What does your typical day look like?

What is the structure of your team and how do you as a designer collaborate with other disciplines, including Product Management and Engineering?

How do you personally measure success every time you are designing a new product or feature?

What do you love most about your job?

What are the challenges that you are facing at the current point of your career?

How do you overcome those challenges and what tips do you have for those in a similar situation?

What areas of growth are you focusing on right now?

In your opinion, what are the skills every junior designer should work on to get to senior level?

If you could go back in time and change one thing in your career path, what would that be?

How do you stay up to date on the latest trends in digital design?

Five things you cannot live without as a designer?

Any tips on keeping a healthy work-life balance? Especially now, while a lot of us are working remotely.

What advice would you give to those who are considering becoming UX designers?

How did you hear about Ladies that UX and how long have you been a member?

What brought you to Boston and what do you love about Boston?

Favorite brunch spot in the area?

Thanks so much for sharing your story, Alkistis!

Check out Alkistis’ website, LinkedIn profile and follow her on Medium!



Ladies that UX Boston is a monthly catch up for talented and creative women in the UX and design community. The group aims to provide an inspiring, collaborative and supportive environment through informal networking, lively discussions and events.

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Olga V. Perfilieva

Product Design at Botkeeper. Previously at ezCater and CarMax. Co-organizer of Ladies That UX Boston.