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Web designer within the University of St Andrews digital communications team. A graduate of Abertay University (BA Hons Computer Arts, 2012), Lewis joined the digital communications team in 2013 during the re-design of the admissions website which lead to the new visual design for the University website. Lewis is a jack of all trades when it comes to design and media. You'll mainly find him burrowed in the depths of Photoshop meticulously crafting designs to pixel perfection.

Lewis Wake
A clean email newsletter

Keep email newsletters simple

Email newsletters overflow everyone’s inboxes. They are often very brand focused and their designs are intended to be flashy and eye catching as if someone handed you a leaflet on the street.

Updated Covid-19 landing page

Covid-19 information landing page update

We have updated the Covid-19 information landing page by analysing usage data to understand user needs in terms of our key purpose: helping staff and students to protect each other keeping our community informed about…

What we achieved in 2020

Digital communications team successes in 2020

2020 was certainly a year that will go down in the history books. As the world began to operate remotely, digital services became more required than ever. I think my colleagues will agree that when the first lockdown…

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Bad UX design fails

The internet is a wonderful place. It is a modern library of all knowledge, the epicentre of human creativity, and the source of horrible user interface patterns that create an infinite amount of frustration.

About Digital Communications video

If you’re looking to communicate your ideas online, whether through a website, blog, or social media, the digital communications team can help.

mobile app onboard

Mobile app onboarding

App onboarding is the process of getting users familiar with a new interface, by using dedicated flows and user interface elements that are not part of the regular app interface.

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How to film a vlog

A vlog may seem simple to create at first, but there can be a lot of unforeseeable hurdles during production.