I recently used Flinto to build a prototype for some mobile user testing sessions. After a few days of learning the program (i.e banging my head on the keyboard screaming obscenities at my co-workers), I’m finally at a place where Flinto and I are friends. Not best friends yet. Not really even close friends — maybe […]
Ladies, meet the talented Natalie Armendariz! Natalie founded Funsize, a studio in downtown Austin, and has been creating amazing work along the way. She is a huge inspiration to fellow ladies who are navigating the UX/design world. Enjoy!
Sometimes you are surfing the net looking for some good ol’ inspiration and you come across sites that blow your pants off. Well here are some I’ve seen recently that you guys might enjoy and wonder (along with with me) – will I ever be able to make something like that?? Have you guys seen […]
Being a designer means your files are never really YOUR files. Imagine you are working on something, and a colleague/boss asks for your file to grab some assets – “Oh no! My sketch file is a mess!! Will they judge me??” Yes. The answer is yes they will judge you.
I have a freebie hoarding problem, I WANT ALL OF THEM. My dropbox is full of folders labeled: need to sort freebies, great freebies, really cool free freebies…you get the picture. I rarely get to use any of my delicious freebies, since I usually have to stick to a dang style guide, but I have […]
As summer comes to an end, it’s time to take a look at some of our favorite summer inspired sites. Bright colors and fun animations bring that summer feeling into these great sites. Check them out!
Joanna Matthews is a User Experience and Interaction designer leading the UX team in Austin at Electronic Arts. Learn about her human-centered design approach, and her mission to find a healthy way to make pizza – hell yes! You can also check her out on LinkedIn or Twitter.
I just finished reading The Life-changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo where she explains the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing your home – I highly recommend it! Kondo explains how you should go through all of your belongings and discard anything that doesn’t ‘spark joy’ to declutter your home.
If you are anything like me, you learn by doing and failing. Mainly failing. My journey into management was exciting, nerve racking, and full of mistakes. Here are 5 things I learned on my journey into managing designers.
Jeri Bowers was an Austin product designer at IBM Watson until she started her next adventure in Seattle. Learn a little about Jeri and how she got to be the fabulous designer she is today. Check out her LinkedIn for more details!