Hi, I am Yakim. I help organisations make intuitive, robust, inclusive and empowering interfaces.
With over 5 years of professional experience in design I have helped many organisations evolve their products and services. From small startups to large corporations.
I love structuring information, finding out how content relates to each other and making that structure understandable and useful for people through an intuitive interface.
I am passionate about solving real world problems. The dynamic of how technology and design interplays with the world around us is what draws me to it.
One topic I focus on in particular is accessibility. I think there is a lot of untapped potential for how technology can improve people's lives by accommodating to their individual needs. Not by adding an extra interface layer in between the product and the user, but instead by accounting for different access needs and usage contexts during the design and development processes.
I'm always interested to learn about fields adjacent to design. Topics like architecture, product design, urban planning, infrastructure, music, and art.
In my day-to-day I work as a designer at Yummygum, a digital agency based in Amsterdam. I am also a member of the COC Youth Council, where I help advocate for equal rights for LGBTI youth.
In my spare time I love exploring cities and nature by bicycle. You can often find me in a local music venue (let's hope that will be possible again soon). I love taking care of and learning about plants and sometimes I like to get crafty and do DIY projects.
You can always get in touch with me by sending me a message on social media or via email. You can find me online in these places: