Designed Today

Designed Today

Dillon Winspear
Jul 07, 2020 46 min

How To Successfully Demonstrate Your Ambition // Ep. 79

Today you get to meet a friend and mentee of mine, Uliti Fangupo. I met him over two years ago when he was in the middle of a UX Bootcamp. He reached out trying to better himself and his career. It was clear to me that he had the "Drive" and "Ambition"...
Jun 30, 2020 6 min

Avoiding Design Biases // Ep. 78

Building off of Episode 76 with the Boxing analogy, I'm going to keep that thought process moving forward and share with you today why you need to keep those gloves up and protecting your face.Among the many punches that will be thrown at a designer as...
Jun 23, 2020 38 min

Organizational Design: From 150 to 600 // Ep. 77

Mariah Hay has built product organizations for some years now, most recently for the publicly traded company, Pluralsight. She was directly involved in growing its product team from 150 to 600 contributors in just a short couple of years. In today's...
Jun 16, 2020 5 min

Float Like A Butterfly // Ep. 76

Even when I go to the gym, it's hard for me not to continue thinking about the world of UX. As I'm throwing punches into a bag and trying to better my footwork, lessons, and relations flood my mind that would have otherwise been a stretch. UX Designers...
Jun 09, 2020 40 min

What I Learned After UX Bootcamp // Ep. 75

Last year I met with and had lunch with a recent UX Bootcamp graduate. Throughout that lunch, I was impressed by her level of understanding and knew that her realizations since Bootcamp could help so many who were still in school. With that, I invited...
Jun 02, 2020 4 min

How To Develop A Champions Mindset // Ep. 74

Today we depart from the topic of UX and dissect what makes a champion. I'm going to guess that if you listen, watch Designed Today, or are reading these show notes, you are in the pursuit of becoming better. But we often struggle to figure out where to...
May 26, 2020 31 min

How To Design For Easy Accessibility // Ep. 73

The Twitter legend himself, Mr. Doug Collins (aka @DougCollinsUX) is here to teach you some fundamentals and specifics of designing for accessibility. Whether you're new to the field of UX or 5+ years, you'll be able to take something away from the...
May 19, 2020 6 min

Who's the Design Diva Now // Ep. 72

Did the title get you to come here for a story about how I was a design diva and I've overcome that? Or maybe for a spiteful story about design divas? Wow, what a clickbaity title. Sure there is a bit of design diva in all of us. It's hard to find a...
May 12, 2020 32 min

A Journey of Hustle // Ep. 71

Catherine Wong is the Chief of Product at Domo, a company that gives other companies BI leverage at cloud scale in record time. Her downline includes around 200 Engineers, Product Managers, and UX Designers. When asked "What advice do you have for...
May 05, 2020 18 min

Stand-ups, Neumorphism and More // Ep. 70

Every now and then its fun to go un-scripted and answer a bunch of audience submitted questions. On this episode, we answer the questionsHow do I increase the phone calls I receive after applying for a job? And how can I get around the whole "no work...
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