Alex Hollender — Product Design

Role: Staff UX Designer & Design project leadOrganization: Wikipedia / Wikimedia FoundationDate: April 2020–January 2022

As a staff product designer at the Wikimedia Foundation, I led the 2023 redesign of the Wikipedia desktop interface. Our team began the project in April, 2020, and launched in January, 2023.

Case study

Business results/data:
  • 45% increased use of Table of Contents
  • 29% increased use of Search
  • Prefered by 87% of logged-in users
  • 15% decrease in "navigational scrolling" to find tools, menu items, etc.

Other links:
Smashing Magazine interview
Slate article
Tech Crunch article

Poster for the release of Vector 2022Graphic of computer with in-progress interfaceUnder construction graphic318+ languages of Wikipedia graphic