my name is wyatt michel

I am a User Experience Designer focused on creating comprehensive, compelling, and impactful products. I specialize in Visual and Interaction Design.

Some Things I've created

my work

I am a UX Designer from Lake Zurich, IL. Taking on new roles is really important to me so that I continuously challenge myself. I am always learning and conversing, as well as leading others so that we all become better versions of ourselves.


2020 Summer Internship

UX Studio I


A fact-checking mobile application for social media that searches for, as well as analyzes for accurate sources of information for safe accreditation using AI. Spread the truth with Trucan!

Human/ Computer Interaction


An AI-enabled lifeguard ecosystem comprised of a dispatch hub, watch, and drone. The system simplifies the duties performed by the dispatcher, consolidate the equipment that lifeguards carry, and maximize the viewing range of lifeguards on duty.

Information Architecture


An ecosystem that fosters an employee's  balance of productivity and empathy within the workplace to prevent burnout. The system is comprised of a smart board and mobile app that helps facilitate personal motivation through constructive communication and visible goals to foster an employee's growth mindset.

Human Factors


An ecosystem that provides a better form of communication between an architect and their clients. Architects educate and inform their clients of progress with a visual depiction of the project. Clients can virtually inspect the models in 2D, 3D, and AR using a smartphone app.

other things

what i do for fun


Designs, Illustrations, and Challenges.

If I am not creating a new product or project, I like to go back to my creative roots of digital design, illustration, and competing in various design challenges to express my passions in various ways.

The things i've done


IBM Cloud Services Internship

UX Design
Jun 2020 - Aug 2020

UX Design intern on the Cloud VPC team. Designed and launched component updates and redesigns for Cloud VPC, as well as future-facing landing page designs for IBM Cloud for VMWare. If you would like to learn more about my Internship experience, feel free to send me a mail.

Project Trucan

Content Strategy, UI
Mar 2020 - May 2020

Content Strategist and UI Designer who worked remotely with four other classmates. Responsible for delivering early research findings, affinitization, early concept development, navigation flows, logo design, wireframes, data visualizations, product poster, vision video, and most high-fidelity screens.

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic that occurred during the quarter, all courses were held online. This provided my team and me with a unique opportunity to design a project that positively impacts the social media environment surrounding information related to the pandemic.

Project LINK

UI Lead
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020

Lead UI designer among three classmates in a 10-week project revolving around urbanization. Responsible for delivering illustrations, early concept developments, concept storyboards, competitive analysis, information flows, UI designs and reiterations, the ecosystem's framework, product poster, and vision video.

Project AXON360

Project Lead, UI Lead
Sep 2019 - Nov 2019

Project leader and lead UI designer among three other classmates in a 10-week project revolving around AR/VR/MR technology. Responsible for delivering wireframes, wireflows, information architecture, high fidelity designs, poster designs, and leading the team throughout the duration of the project.


UI Lead
Mar 2019 - May 2019

Lead UI designer among three other classmates in a 10-week project revolving around artificial intelligence technologies. Responsible for delivering low fidelity design iterations, wireframes, high fidelity mockups, poster designs, and editing the vision video.


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