DU052 – Agency vs Client-Side

The choice between going agency or client-side as a Designer can be a tricky one.

Chris & Carla reflect on their experiences working in both and talk about what you can expect.

DU051 – Product Strategy – Stuart Davis Interview

Chris sits down with Stuart Davis, Head of Consumer Product at notonthehighstreet.com to talk about product strategy and leadership. We also talk about how product, design and engineering teams can work together to deliver products customers love.

DU050 – Networking

Networking can strike fear. But it is an essential skill for a Designer. We talk through different approaches, and why it doesn’t have to be terrifying.

DU049 – Designing for Uncertainty

How do you help organisations navigate a world of uncertainty? Through the use of techniques like assumption mapping, you can use design and research to help answer the big questions.

DU048 – UX Contracting

What are the differences between a UX contractor or freelancer and a permanent employee? What are the advantages and disadvantages of contracting? We chat about this increasingly popular way of working.

DU047 – Starting a new UX job

Would you know what to do on your first day as a new UX Designer? Chris and Carla help calm your nerves with some tips to help prioritise and hit the ground running.

DU046 – Designing for Power Users

It is easy to fall into the trap of only designing products which are easy to use the first time. Behaviour changes as users become more expert in your product – they become power users.

DU045 – Digitising Receipts with Flux – Filippo Corti interview

Receipts eh? Annoying bits of paper you get when you shop that often just go in the bin – an environmental problem that London startup Flux is trying to solve by integrating receipts with your bank.

DU044 – Avoiding Burnout

Ever felt emotionally, physically or mentally exhausted at work?

You might be burnt out.

We talk about how you can identify the warning signs and give some tips on things you can try to improve your wellbeing.

DU043 – Transitioning to UX

Chris and Carla sit down over a pint of beer to discuss how you can transition into UX from both related and unrelated industries.