Sticking to Your UX Core: An Interview with Christine Yoon

Christine Yoon has worked in a range of environments, from the multinational JPMorgan Chase, to the small design incubator Hook & Loop. I spoke with Christine hoping to understand the differences in these environments and how UX designers can succeed in both. Her answer? Stick to core UX principles to be sure that you deliver …

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Innovative Interactions: Vickie Culbertson @ Fuzz

I was connected to Vickie Culbertson, UX Designer at Fuzz Productions, through another friend who was recently hired at Fuzz after completing General Assembly’s User Experience Design Immersive. Vickie describes herself as “A Baltimore native living and working in New York City. I love seeing live music and going to art exhibits. You can also …

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Education, Persuasion, and Impact: An Interview with Beyang Shi

Beyang Shi
I interviewed Beyang Shi, who is a User Experience and Interaction Designer, having worked in-house with education startups, as well as a freelancer. I was intrigued by her background as a teacher, often working across language barriers, and what light that unique perspective can shed on what makes something truly usable.

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Designing for Happiness: An Interview with Pamela Pavliscak

Elements of Happiness - Pamela Pavliscak

I spoke with Pamela Pavliscak, UX researcher, data scientist, and founder at Change Sciences. I was interested in how Pamela’s background in Information Science influences her work today. Pamela also spoke about Positive Design, the challenges she faced and still faces with Change Sciences, the future of the field, and what she reads to stay up-to-date.

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A Discussion with the Usability Research Team at Wiley

I met with Vikki and Akiko, usability researchers at Wiley Publishing, to talk about usability and its role at Wiley. Wiley is an educational content and software development company (although the word “publishing” is still part of the company name, Wiley is really much more technology-driven than this word implies). As usability researchers, Vikki and …

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