career

#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 on a regular basis.
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#173 Building a team with Alissa Briggs

This podcast is episode 6 of 7 recorded at EuroIA 2017

Alissa Briggs has mastered design leadership. We talked to her during EuroIA in Stockholm where she had held a presentation entitled Race to the Top: Building Skyscrapers & Design Teams that Soar.  In this interview Alissa shares her experiences of – and processes for – running, building and managing a design team.

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#158 Shoot for The Moon with Jaime Levy

Jaime Levy, author of UX Strategy joined us in the green room at From Business To Buttons. We talked about Jaime’s Hyperloop study – the personal journey that led her there and why. Andy Warhol, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk. We talk about the importance of having mentors and heroes no matter where you are on your career path.

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#FBTB17 interview with @JaimeRLevy

This podcast is episode 4 of 5 recorded at From Business To Buttons 2017

Jaime Levy joined us in the green room at From Business To Buttons. We talked about Jaime’s Hyperloop study – the personal journey that led her here and why. We talk about the importance of having mentors and heroes no matter where you are on your career path and the importance of validating the problem before diving in to designing the solution.
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#139 Education & Leadership with Evgenia Grinblo & Melissa Perri (Part 2)

In part 2 of our two part chat with Melissa Perri and Evgenia Grinblo about education and leadership, we ask why are we doing all this stuff? The importance of metrics, incentives and leadership. Caring about your team and keeping them on track.

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#137 Design leadership with Andy Budd

We talk to Andy Budd about design leadership. As our relatively young industry matures and expands, many people are moving from being UX practitioners to being UX leaders, or design leaders.

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#128 Occupational challenges

In our listener survey we ask the question: What is the biggest occupational challenge facing you right now? Over the past few surveys we’ve gather quite a number of responses to that question. In this episode we take a look at some of the challenges you say that you face, and even try to give some advice about how to meet those challenges.

(Listening time: 39 minutes)

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Interview with @vjkirby at #interactLDN 2015

This podcast is episode 3 of 9 recorded at Interact London 2015

Vanessa Kirby has created and managed a number of UX teams. Who do you need in your team? Do we need UX unicorns? Should we aspire to become unicorns?