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14. Rachael Mullins ‘Bring out your inner UX writer’

Over the course of the last year or so, I’ve heard whispers in the UX community of a new role emerge called a UX Writer and instantly was drawn to it as I have identified the issues many times in...

/ February 13, 2018
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Aman Braich

Aman is a Visual Designer and Creative Director based in Sydney. 

/ February 11, 2018

13. Andy Polaine – ‘Is education broken?’ (Part 1)

In this episode, we caught up with Andy Polaine who is Regional APAC Design Director for Fjord and also professor Simon McIntyre from UNSW to discuss the future of education and ask the mammoth question of, "Is education broken?".

/ January 30, 2018
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Jon Hicks

Jon Hicks is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Oxfordshire, UK. Originally trained as a wildlife illustrator, his career has covered a broad spectrum of mediums but is most well known for his logo work for Firefox, MailChimp and Shopify...

/ January 28, 2018

Marc Stickdorn

Marc is Co-founder and CEO of "More than Metrics", a company creating software for service design, such as Smaply and ExperienceFellow.

/ January 19, 2018

Jay Hasbrouck

Jay Hasbrouck is an anthropologist and strategist whose insights drive innovation and strategic direction for companies, non-profits, and government agencies. He helps clients build on the cultural meanings and contexts of their offerings to refocus their strategies and optimize for...

/ January 16, 2018
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12. Elizabeth Pek – ‘What makes a good designer?’

In today's episode, Adrienne and I catch up with Elizabeth Pek, the director of experience design at BT Financial, to discuss the topic "What makes a great HCD designer?" We cover the challenges of measuring great personality traits to look...

/ January 16, 2018

Chirryl-Lee Ryan

Chirryl-Lee is a transdisciplinary design practitioner, mentor and leader.

/ January 12, 2018
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Faruk Avdi

Faruk started designing interactive digital services in 1998. It’s his third, and current career after performing arts and journalism.

/ January 6, 2018

11. Eduardo Kranz – ‘The intersect of Service Design and User Experience Design’

In this episode, we caught up with Eduardo Kranz who is a design director at Fjord Canberra. We discussed where the service design and UX professions intersect in respects to the skills and activities that are done on a day...

/ January 2, 2018
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10. Gerry Gaffney (Live from FutureYou Sydney) ‘How forms reveal the true nature of an organisation’

In this episode, we take the time to peel back the layers and look uncover the true meaning and objectives of forms. We discuss, where forms are going and what we can do as practitioners to ensure that the organisations...

/ December 19, 2017

‘What is UX Writing?’ with Rachael Mullins

If careful design prevents problems before they happen, then careful content does too. That's where UX writing comes in—the art of writing the words in the interface or the words you encounter during your experience with a product or service.

/ December 7, 2017