User Defenders: Inspiring Interviews with UX Superheroes
About This Show
There are scores of inspirational UX Designers out there who are doing outstanding, innovative work and helping to shape the future in their struggle to solve important design problems while fighting for the users.
In our highly accelerating world of technology, wearables and the connected life, there's never been a better time to be a great UX Designer.
For those more recently diving in and gaining experience, it can be quite daunting to stay inspired and enlightened in this ever-changing/evolving landscape.
This podcast is aimed at highlighting those leading the way in their craft by diving deeper into who they are, and what makes them tick/successful, in order to inspire and equip those aspiring to do the same.
Most Recent Episode
032: There Is No There with Sarah Doody
Sarah Doody inspires us to break out of our comfort zones early & often if we want to achieve great things. She teaches us that our drawings should serve more as a communication tool than an art project. She encourages us to tap into our superpowers of using both sides of our brain. She also motivates us to not let anything stand in the way of becoming great at our craft.
Sarah Doody is a user experience designer and product strategist based in New York City. She helps product teams create products people need and love. She does this through smart and fast research, prototyping, and experience design. She produces a highly acclaimed weekly newsletter called the UX Notebook. She created and taught General Assembly’s first 12 week User Experience program back in 2011. She was originally going to be a neuroscientist.
Secret Identity/Origin Story (4:38)
Biggest Superhero (8:48)
Biggest Failure (11:26)
Awkward Testing Story (16:07)
Design Superpower (19:34)
Design Kryptonite (23:56)
Design Superhero Name (29:32)
Fight For Users (34:21)
Habit Of Success (36:44)
Invincible Resource (43:16)
Book Recommendation (45:06)
Best Advice (48:11)
Contact Info (50:39)