Tom Creighton is a hands-on kind of design director. As head of UX for Wealthsimple, an online investment management service, he believes in the power of iterative design to build and release features on his company’s apps, across multiple devices. We asked why he’s such an advocate of the iterative design approach and asked him to share some of his tips for UX designers who want to work more iteratively in their own careers.
XD Design Interviews
When this year’s Adobe Creative Residency kicked off in May, interaction designer and recent grad Natalie Lew was ready to get to work; she just needed to figure out what, exactly, she wanted to be working on.
As a longtime IT professional, Owen Modamwen knows tech. “It’s definitely great being able to provide helpful services for people, but I’d always be sitting at my desk thinking about how I could be more creative.”
Anton Sten borrows notes from Maslow’s hierarchy of needs to communicate why user experience design matters regardless of whether you work in UX or not.
Zoltán Gócza and Zoltán Kollin are UX designers who have devoted themselves to discovering and debunking UX myths, drawing on research and data to uncover which design practices and user behaviors are, and aren’t, grounded in reality. They started the website UX Myths with the goal of helping UX designers make better design decisions. We asked Zoltán Gócza to share some of those UX myths and tell us why it’s important to him to be a ‘UX mythbuster.’
From sunny San Diego, designers Jessica Moon and Claude Piché anticipate issues and solve problems around the way you interact with everyday tech. Here, they share stories about the early days of Photoshop, the importance of a good attitude, and a custom playlist to get in the zone.