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Make Time to Play: How Breaks, Hobbies, and Boredom Can Improve Creativity
July 27, 2019 — Our brains are amazing, but they're not wired to work constantly. Explore a few ways to take breaks and become more creative.
How to Build a Handy Portfolio Filter
June 12, 2019 — When I recently refreshed my portfolio, I built a handy filter for showing projects by the role I played on them. Here’s how I built it.
Organizing Design Work for Your Team (and Your Future Self)
March 11, 2019 — Are creativity and organization really at odds? A touch of thoughtful organization can help you collaborate and communicate better.
19+ Slack Groups for Designers & Developers
August 19, 2017 — Whether you want to find a group of like-minded peers to shoot the breeze with or you’re hoping to grow a new skillset, there are tons of great communities to connect with designers and developers.
11 Dos and Don’ts to Make Your Portfolio Shine
April 20, 2017 — Great portfolios aren’t built in a day. Take time to iterate and polish yours while considering these dos and don’ts.
Spread the Love: Great UX Involves Everyone
March 31, 2017 — The best experiences emerge when every single player on the team plays a role in the user experience.
The Essential UX Library
January 25, 2017 — There's always more to learn in the wide world of user experience. I chose an extensive selection of books across a number of topics that are a great start to broadening your skills.
Craft a Captivating Portfolio by Telling Stories
November 17, 2016 — The secret to creating a portfolio that drives activity is treating it like a product, telling a wonderful story, and testing the outcome with real people.
Measuring Designer Performance
November 8, 2016 — Twitter has great ideas on how to evaluate employee performance, by ignoring volatile product performance and focusing on what each employee can actually control.
Every Designer Should Have a Portfolio
November 5, 2016 — There’s more reasons to have a portfolio than just getting the job you want. Your portfolio defines you as a designer, helps you learn and grow, and gives you a tool to share what you’ve learned with others.