JimJim's Reinvention Revolution Podcast
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Explore the process of reinvention in the digital age as it relates to career, creativity and technology impact on daily life. Interview with professionals, entrepreneurs and creatives who have reimagined success and are making a pivot. Hear insights about their inspiration, turning point and how the new digital world has inspired or forced a new outlook. Subscribe for weekly interviews about Reinvention, Creative Inspiration, Motivation, Breaking Through, Digital Landscape and Entrepreneurship.
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JJRR Ep32 Visual communication design - User experience development for online education - with Rachel Clingman
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Rachel Clingman is a visual communication designer developing user experiences for online education but just a few years ago was living in a different city working in a career that was "killing her soul." Listen to Episode 32 to hear Rachel describe why a Florida hurricane was the impetus for finally quitting her job in financial services and diving into her new tech based design career. Listen to the end of the episode to find out what she's going back to school for now how she continues to reinvent herself. https://www.rachelclingman.com/ 04.32s What visual communication design is and isn’t 07:42s Initially studying political science and economics 09:14s Being in financial services and having it “eat your soul” 12:11s A Florida hurricane and the housing crises inspires a change 13:15s Quiting her job and starting to take art classes 14:02s Getting inspired by a TED talk on design for good 16:15s Falling on love with the PC when it first came out 23:08s Moving from freelancing and teaching to working for an online learning company 26:09s Diving back into school for a master’s in User Experience Design 31:04s Learning on the job about a stage gate development process 35:50s Struggling with the pervasiveness of technology, especially smart phones 39:02s Continuing to learn and developing focus, “just do it” “Designing lends itself to education just because you have to educate your clients how to make the right choices visually.” “When I went back to school for visual communication design one of the things I really wanted to do was get involved in the software development process” Enjoy this episode? Share it with friends! Click Subscribe in Itunes!Read more »