Hello, I'm Nicole

Nicole Saidy

A bit about me

I'm a Design Teacher at Le Wagon in Brussels, Amsterdam, Barcelona and Copenhagen. I love sharing my passion about web design by speaking at international conferences and writing about it on my blog. I’ve been designing websites and apps for over 5 years, I have a passion for creating beautiful design solutions for the digital world with experience in front-end development.

Talks & workshops

Conferences that I’ve been invited to speak in

Designing Great Progressive Web Apps
Oslo, NO • June 2017
UX Patterns for Developers (with Jad Joubran)
Madrid, ES • May 2017
Bridging the Designer-Developer Gap
Antwerp, BE • January 2017
UX Patterns for Developers (with Jad Joubran)
London, UK • January 2017
UX Patterns for Developers (with Jad Joubran)
Atlanta, USA • October 2016
Bridging the Designer-Developer Gap
Atlanta, USA • October 2016
Intro to Sketch Workshop
Amsterdam, Brussels • 2017
Getting Started with Wireframes Workshop
Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Lisbon • 2017


Some articles I've written

November 2016
Some tips and tricks for people who think that it's too late to learn how to code or that programming is not for them.

June 2016
In this article, I talk about style guides: what they are, why use them and how to use them.

February 2015
This guide covers what you need to know about wireframes, why and how you should use them in your workflow.

January 2015
In this article I explain my suggested time-efficient design workflow that works for me every time. This article is targeted at newcomers to the web design industry rather than experienced designers.


Here's what I've been up to


May 2016 - Present
Web Design Teacher
  • Presenting lectures on front-end development
  • Delivering public workshops on topics such as Wireframes, Sketch & my Design Process
  • Giving Design Sprints: brainstorming, prototyping and testing products
  • Providing art direction for the students' products
  • Contributing to front-end code
January 2016 - Present
UI/UX Designer
  • Providing design solutions for digital products from concept to realisation
  • Creating wireframes, designing UI style guides, prototyping
  • Developing the front-end using frameworks like Boostrap & Material Design Lite
August 2015 - April 2016
Art Director
  • Lead the execution of creative concepts from start to finish: Brainstorming, planning, wireframing, designing mockups, and testing
  • Managed a team of designers and provided directions and training sessions
  • Coordinated with a development team to successfully translate concepts into interactive experiences
April 2014 - July 2015
UI/UX Designer
  • Worked in a fast pace agile environment
  • Assisted to brainstorming sessions on ensuring design ease-of-use
  • Worked on the design of eTobb mobile app and innovated company’s brand identity
  • Coordinated with a development team


B.A. in Visual and Scenic Arts, Audiovisual: Specialized in Multimedia
The education was focused on graphic design with a little bit of typography, digital illustration, photography, sound design, video editing, programming & more.


A list of abilities I’m proud to have learned

My specialties

UX Design
UI Design
Branding Identity
Front-End Development
Angular Material
Material Design Lite

Tools I use

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Marvel App
Adobe XD




What I've been up to