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UXPodcast™ is a twice-monthly digital design podcast sharing insights about business, technology and people since 2011. We want to push the boundaries of how user experience is perceived and boost your confidence in the work you do.

James Royal-Lawson and Per Axbom

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#208 Your next UX job with Jessica Ivins

Preparing for your next job is like saving for retirement says Jessica Ivins. Start putting yourself out there ahead of time, thinking about what you would like your next job to be and do a little bit to prepare...

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#207 Designing voice interfaces with Ben Sauer

We have high expectations for voice interfaces, after all we’ve been talking since birth. It’s natural and nuanced. Ben Sauer joins us to help us navigate the complex world of designing for voice.

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#206 The build trap with Melissa Perri

The build trap is something many organisations fall into. Building features for the sake of building them. Melissa Perri, author of Escaping the build trap joins us to talk about what organisations and product managers can do to avoid...

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#205 Evil genius

Episode 205 is a link show. James and Jonas discuss three articles that have grabbed their attention – this time they’re about how lying can make you creative and when (and how) to do user research.

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#204 Designing with sound with Aaron Day

Designing sound – or perhaps designing with sound. Sound is part of the user experience and can be added and removed, and in both situations sound needs to be considered and designed. James and Danwei extract some wisdom from audio...

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#203 Ten year challenge with Bruno Figueiredo

The #10yearchallenge involves posting a photo of yourself from 2009 along with a present day photo. We have our own UX Podcast version for you. We look back to UX in 2009 and look forward to what the state...

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YOUR HOSTS

James Royal-Lawson

Designer, web analyst and optimiser. I’ve been experimenting with, creating and managing digital activities since going online as a teenager in 1986 and professionally since the late 90s.

Over 100 consultancy projects spanning small companies to large multi-nationals. Using data to feed the design process makes my eyes light up. My degree is in economics.

My reason for doing what I do
I have an endless curiosity. My work gives me the opportunity to constantly feed that curiosity and never stop learning. I get a huge amount of satisfaction from planting the seeds that eventually grow to allow people to make the progress they were hoping for.

You can find James as @beantin on Twitter.

Per Axbom

Designer, coach and visual explainer. Computer geek since 1982. Over 60 consultancy projects have included  booking systems, search tools and citizen services, with a focus in later years on e-health and online therapy. My degree is in communication science.

My reason for doing what I do
I feel most rewarded when I am able to help others overcome challenges and reach “aha” moments. I’ve found that the best way for me to do this is by listening and bridging knowledge gaps through a multimedia language. To stay relevant, and have fun, I make sure to also push myself to learn, explore and experiment with new formats.

You can find Per as @axbom on Twitter.

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