You are not a storyteller - Stefan Sagmeister @ FITC
(Source : vimeo.com)
John Zeratsky gives pointers on the importance of crafting those little bits of text in the UI design of software products.
Remember the “Seinfeld” episode in which Kramer impersonates the Moviefone guy? After realizing he cannot differentiate a touch tone “2” from a “3” from a “4” (and so on), Kramer resorts to asking: “Why don’t you just tell me what movie you want to see?”
Seriously. Ux portfolio. Not that I am looking for a new job, I love my W fellas. I just want to have a nice space to save and present my work.
I didn’y have found ONE ux portfolio who display wireframes. Only design students showcasing fake revamping of hypothetical google products : all graphic design, all sleek images and maybe one or two sketches at the bottom, to look cool. Do you know one ?
I know that design is part of Ux, we are a team yada yada yada.
So guys, I’m working on building something. Who put WFs and research at the center.
Like, in every project I do.
on ” Learning things I don’t have a direct use for” : I used to have a “Useless skills” section on my cv. Probably getting it back.
On our Studios projects, we spend at least two hours each week presenting the work we’ve done with clients. That’s pure performance time. It does not include the time we spending doing the work, reviewing it, and then creating a compelling presentation
This blow my mind. We now need blokers like this.
How about willpower ?
Pharmacy icon. Got it.
Starbucks Icon. Got it.
Separating out user experience (UX) strategy from product strategy sets designers (and products) up to fail.
Interesting way of treating filters : showing the number of occurences in a graphic way.
How cute is the “Made in NY” on Viggle’s footer ?
We know that we have built something which is genuinely useful: almost any team which adopts Slack as their central application for communication would be significantly better off than they were before. That means we have something people want.
However, almost all of them have no idea that they want Slack. How could they? They’ve never heard of it.