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Writers of Silicon Valley
Writers of Silicon Valley
Patrick Stafford

The future is words. More businesses are investing in high quality UX writers and content strategists. Apple, Uber, Shopify, Spotify, Amazon...the list... more

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How software will help UX writers democratize the design process - Jasper Platz, CEO of Strings

Last month, I spoke wth Chris Baty from Figma - and we talked about how Figma is helping UX writers... more

23 Mar 2021 · 40 minutes
How Figma's Principal UX Writer (Chris Baty) is helping build design software that UX writers love

Chris Baty is the Principal UX Writer at Figma, and was previously the head of UX writing at Dropbox. He’s... more

08 Feb 2021 · 38 minutes
What we learned at the Button Conference, with Yael Ben-David, Vicki Siolos, and Duaa Osman

It’s crazy that digital conferences haven’t been a thing until now, but COVID really thrust this one upon us. Today,... more

08 Dec 2020 · 40 minutes
From technical to UX writing, working at Apple, and UX writing for electric trucks - Christie Fremon (Rivian)

Christie Fremon is probably one of the most experienced UX writers in the industry. She started as a technical writer,... more

25 Nov 2020 · 33 minutes
Going global: UX writing and content strategy outside the United States, with Mario Ferrer

Mario Ferrer was a senior UX writer at King Games, now he’s a senior UX writer at Skyscanner. He’s also... more

27 Oct 2020 · 37 minutes
Think bigger: how UX writers can embrace content strategy, with Kristina Halvorson

This month Kristina Halvorson will launch Button - Brain Traffic’s first conference dedicated to product content strategy. In this chat,... more

10 Oct 2020 · 36 minutes
What we're getting wrong (and how to get better), with Scott Kubie

Scott Kubie is one of the most well-regarded voices in content strategy. Currently a free agent on contract at Mailchimp,... more

20 Sep 2020 · 44 minutes
Ditto: the two Stanford grads creating UX wriitng software

In this episode, I speak with Jessica and Jolena about their product Ditto, what it means for UX writers and... more

05 Aug 2020 · 41 minutes
12 essential pieces of UX writing wisdom

It's been just over a year since I started Writers of Silicon Valley. In that time I've interviewed 12 expert... more

21 Jun 2020 · 31 minutes
Accessibility and diversity in UX writing, with Google's Shayla Byrd

This might be one of the most illuminating conversations I’ve had in a long time. Shayla has an extensive history,... more

06 May 2020 · 39 minutes
Writers of Silicon Valley
How software will help UX writers democratize the design process - Jasper Platz, CEO of Strings
Writers of Silicon Valley