Alice G Herbison
What have you been doing since St Andrews?
After completing an MSc in Human Computer Interaction, I moved to Signal where I am currently a UX designer at a digital agency in Edinburgh, designing websites and apps. On projects I do user research, determine the information architecture, design layouts and templates and prototype designs.
What was your favourite module, and why?
I think my favourite module was the web development one during my MSc – I love front-end development. It was a great chance to combine programming with creating a good interface. I also enjoyed my dissertation.
What advice would you give to current students?
Always ask for help. Record your lectures. And prioritise sleep.
What is your favourite memory from your time studying Computer Science at St Andrews?
The friendships made during my time in the department.
Most memorable quote?
“An all-staff debate begins about what the best programming language is. Chaos ensues”
Alumni Profile added: Aug 2017