Conversations with the best and brightest in product design
How they got to where they are today.
What mistakes they made along the way.
What advice they have for you as you navigate the world of product design.
Wondering how systems thinking impacts designers? Sheryl Cababa shares her insights on systems thinking for designers. With tips on introducing the concept to your organization and a few visual frameworks to employ in your practice, it was an enlightening discussion that will prepare you to dive into systems thinking.
Considering a switch to a UX career path? This article covers Mimi Nishiguchi's advice on overcoming obstacles during a career switch. Her suggestions include facing your fears, betting on yourself, learning as much as possible, and taking your interview prep deeper. With the right attitude, resources, and determination, you can successfully transition to UX Design.
In episode 52 of The Product Design Podcast, Seth Coelen interviews Nathalie Stratton, Co-founder and Head of Product Design and Engineering at Hearth. Hearth is a digital touchscreen for family management and productivity, made to lighten the load of organization for busy families. During our chat, Nathalie discusses her early transition from architecture to product design. Nathalie shares how she was inspired to create Hearth, the challenges she faced during the product design and launch process, and what she feels is the most valuable skill set for anyone looking to launch their product into the world. This episode is filled with great advice and learnings on bringing a product to market!
In episode 51 of The Product Design Podcast, Seth Coelen interviews Danielle Thompson, Founder of Design Match, where they connect ambitious startups with the perfect designers for their projects! During our chat, Danielle talks about how she has progressed along her career path by creating products and launching businesses. Danielle dives into how powerful the proper support can be along your product design career path and why working on your emotional intelligence will set you up for long-term success. She also shares how she came up with the idea for Design Match and how she found quick success with this product. If you are looking to get work as a Product Designer, Design Match may be for you! This episode is filled with fantastic advice for all designers, regardless of how long they have been in the game.