Bryn Jackson (Spec.fm) on how he built a gigantic podcast network with over 5 million downloads
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.
Victor Yocco (UX researcher & Author) on applying psychological theory to digital design
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.
Jon Lax from Facebook on the Teehan + Lax story, and useful tips for design managers
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.
Scaling a Design Team, Episode #5: Feat. Joel Califa, Product Design Lead at Digital Ocean
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.
Scaling a Design Team, Episode #4: Feat. Emmet Connolly, Director of Product Design at Intercom
This week we’re thrilled to share with you our talk with Emmet Connolly. Emmet is Intercom’s Product Design Director. Also joining us on this call is Noam Liss, senior product designer at SimilarWeb. Talking with Emmet was insightful, and we learned a lot about the way Intercom’s design team works and scaled.
Scaling a Design Team, Episode #2: The Hacking UI Design Panel event in San Francisco
This November we teamed up with Design&Startups and launched a free product design panel event, discussing product team structures, responsibilities, and workflows. It was an amazing experience for me hosting the first ever Hacking UI event in San Francisco. The panelists were amazing and listening to what they had to say was super insightful!
Scaling a Design Team, Episode #1: feat. Billy Kiely, VP Product at Invision
In this episode we talked with the amazing Billy Kiely, VP Product of Invision. Billy was the first designer at Invision, and he scaled the company alongside Clark, the CEO, with design thinking as one of it’s core values. We talk about the structure of Invision’s product team, about how Billy made hiring decisions, what it’s like to work at Invision on a daily basis, and more.
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What your users really think about your choice of colors
Color carries specific meanings both in marketing and, more specifically, online. In fact, it could be the difference between a user converting and not converting. Although color influence is a widely researched and published topic, very few studies focus on this in the context of user experience. By understanding how color can affect users’ perception […]