ux/ui

Growing, Experimenting, & Loving Working InHouse with Alex Mera

Episode 345 Aired May 20, 2020 Do you think that all inHouse jobs are the same?Does your job value your side project? Do they even know about your hobbies? Would they ever consider using them at work?Do you get to work on a diverse team of incredible designers who believe in each other and see …

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THE DESIGN RECHARGE SHOW: Thomas Jockin // Fighting Literacy Episode 312. Airs September 4, 2019. at 2:30pm ET / 11:30am PT. . This week we have a returning guest, Thomas Jockin. Thomas is an educator, a lover of type, and a practitioner (he creates fonts). He has been working on a very interesting project that is helping fight literacy in a new way. . He was hired to create a variable font which allows each person to set the spacing of the words. Then he got Google to fund the project. We will talk about how he got this project and what they are hoping to accomplish by using variable type to teach people to read. . Join me LIVE on Wednesday, Sept 4 at 2:30 pm ET / 11:30 am PT PT. Go to https://bit.ly/dr-list to SIGN UP to get the link (link in profile), delivered each week directly to your inbox. . If you already get the weekly newsletter no need to sign up you will get the link in your inbox 30 min before the show. . Follow Thomas and this project at: https://fonts.google.com/?query=lexend&sort=alpha https://thomasjockin.github.io/lexend https://www.lexend.com . https://www.thomasjockin.com https://www.typethursday.org . Episode and show notes will be available at https://www.rechargingyou.com/312 . #typedesigner #designer #typographer #googlefonts #literacy #fightingliteracy #podcast #typedesign #learningtoread #fontdesign #designrecharge #designpodcast #creativepodcast #creativecareer

Thomas Jockin // Fighting for Literacy

Episode 312. Aired Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Or listen here: Creating and using a variable font when learning to read is helping to promote literacy. This week we have a returning guest, Thomas Jockin. Thomas is an educator, a lover of type, and a practitioner (he creates fonts). He has been working on a very …

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Nick Sloggett // Finding the Right Fit

Episode 234. Aired on November 1, 2017. https://youtu.be/0jq6R-Yg9hQ Have you ever wanted to know how you land an interview with Google and what it is like? Ever wanted to ask someone what questions they asked at an interview to ensure they find out what they needed to know to be able to make the best …

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David O’Hara // Bob & Weave

Episode 230. Aired on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 This week I am excited to have my friend David O’Hara on the show. David has changed from a visual designer to a user experience designer. He has moved without a job, he has struggled but then excelled. David doesn’t give up, even when life has thrown …

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Joseph Carter-Brown // Dealers of Empathy

Episode 225. Aired August 30, 2017. This week I am proud to have my friend and long-time Design Recharge family member back on the show to talk about fear and empathy. We will talk about not feeling like you belong, and understanding how as designers we are communicators. That means we are sales people, we …

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Blake Stevenson // Mining Cuteness

Episode 214. Aired May 31, 2017. [youtube id=”UQ48Vr2d2Ds”] Blake Stevenson is one of my heroes, because everything he makes has some sort of cuteness factor in it. I am always afraid of making something ugly and it is like he has a magic pen and with it everything he creates is cute, even his skulls …

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Peter Deltondo // Play to Your Strengths

Aired Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Episode 180 [youtube id=”p_KeoO1APEk”] Peter Deltondo is a creative director, ux/ui product designer and web designer among other things. He also wears the hat of project manager and team “dad” at Mossio. He is big on encouraging others and helping them play to their strengths. Peter is on the show …

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