Today we are excited to have Jason Bacher and Brian Biurge on the show. They are the founders of Good Fucking Design Advice, an e-commerce store for designers that started as a side project and has taken off to become much more.
This is the first episode of the second season of the Hacking UI podcast, ‘Scaling a Side Project’. In this season we interview designers, developers, and creative entrepreneurs who built and scaled successful side projects that we admire. Today we are excited to have Bryn Jackson on the show. Bryn is the co-founder of Spec.fm, which features the popular podcasts Design Details, Developer Tea, and more.
David was fortunate today to sit down and have a great conversation with author and UX researcher Victor Yocco. With Victor he discusses how UX research fits into the workflow, what it takes to create a really good experience, and how user psychology comes into play in design.
In today’s episode we (David & Sagi) sit down to have a chat and share some lessons from our journey of transitioning to work on Hacking UI full time. We discuss how our motivation is centred around helping others and being the storytellers of the products that we create for our users.
This week we were fortunate enough to meet face to face with Jon Lax, Director of Product Design at Facebook. In this insightful and brutally honest conversation, Jon shares the lessons he learned while scaling Teehan+Lax to almost 50 employees.
This week on the podcast we had a great discussion with Katie Dill, the director of experience design at Airbnb, one of the few companies in the world that’s truly disrupting an industry. In this conversation we discuss managing designers as a design experiment, how craft and hustle go together, and why the user experience should be important to every employee.
In this week’s episode we had the privilege to talk with Bob Baxley, who is a design executive and has been managing designers for years. Bob has worked at some marquee companies including the likes of Yahoo, Pinterest, and Apple. In this interview as Bob shares with us what it takes to create powerful design leadership and how to navigate the different workplaces cultures in today’s top tech companies.
This week we’re super happy to have with us on the show Magera Moon, Product Design Manager at Etsy.
Magera was the 3rd designer to join the company, and has seen and lead its growth to now more than 30 designers.
This is the read-out-loud of my article about how I scaled my side projects. In the following article I will share: My story, practical tips on how I created and scaled my side projects (A.K.A. how to monetize a low traffic blog), and explain my “why’s” for doing it. I hope that this story will inspire you to create you own side projects.
This week we’re thrilled to share with you our talk with Joel Califa (twitter). Joel is a Product Design Lead at DigitalOcean, Founder of Design & Code, and Front-End Instructor at GA . On this call with us is Noam Liss, senior product designer at SimilarWeb.