Katie Dill & Joe RinaldiThe last special episode, aired 11/11/14

This last special episode has two interviews, one with Katie Dill of Airbnb and one with Joe Rinaldi of Happy Cog. They both give advice about interviewing and getting hired as a UXer. Also, at the end there is some highlighted advice from previous episodes of the show. Thank you so much for listening, and be sure to note – the adventure continues at experiencepod.com :)

Dr. Leslie Jensen-Inman & Jared SpoolEpisode 12/12, aired 9/2/14

There are two guests in #12 – Dr. Leslie Jensen-Inman and Jared Spool. Both of them have contributed a lot to the field of UX through their writing and speaking. As the two founders of UX school Center Centre, they talk about the mission and philosophy behind their teaching. They also share advice and talk about the bright future ahead for all of us as UX designers!

Luke WroblewskiEpisode 11/12, aired 8/4/14

Luke Wroblewski is the champion of the mobile first design movement. He is an excellent speaker and writer, and the author of Mobile First Design. In this episode, he talks about the use of design patterns and covers the controversial Hamburger Menu. Of course we talk about all things mobile, from his reaction to the first iPhone to his thoughts on the future of mobile design.

Jesse James GarrettEpisode 10/12, aired 7/1/14

Jesse James Garrett is a co-founder of Adaptive Path and author of The Elements of User Experience. In this episode he shares about his background in journalism and his UX journey to Adaptive Path. We discuss his most excellent book, and topics including art vs. design, content strategy, and the highly sought UI/UX Designer.

Whitney QuesenberyEpisode 9/12, aired 6/2/14

Whitney Quesenbery is a UX Researcher, speaker, and a three time author. She is co-director of the Center for Civic Design which improves government by improving voting design. In this episode, she talks about her background in theater and storytelling, and how both relate to UX. We also discuss personas and the proper place of accessibility in UX Design.

Lou RosenfeldEpisode 8/12, aired 5/1/14

Lou Rosenfeld literally wrote the book on IA for the web with Information Architecture for the World Wide Web. In this episode, he defines IA and its importance to the user experience. He also shares how he works with large organizations to improve their web experiences, some background on the “polar bear book”, and management of his company Rosenfeld Media.

Russ UngerEpisode 7/12, aired 4/2/14

Russ Unger is a UX professional, co-author of multiple books, and a proficient speaker. In this episode, we talk a lot about the importance of writing and speaking for UX Designers, and why it matters for us to be involved. Russ also gives ways to get started in speaking and shares some advice from his seasoned speaking experience.

Steve KrugEpisode 6/12, aired 3/3/14

Steve Krug is probably best known for writing the industry shaping book, Don’t Make Me Think. In this episode he talks about the new edition of this classic, as well as his writing process. He also shares about (some of) his work at Apple, and his thoughts on iOS 7. We also go on a few fun rabbit trails about Wikipedia and the Olympics.

Whitney HessEpisode 5/12, aired 2/4/14

Whitney Hess is a UX Coach, a speaker, and writer at her blog Pain and Pleasure. She is also a superb communicator and podcast guest, demonstrated in this episode by her thoughts on the importance of UX mentors (and how to find a mentor), personality types / profiles, her experience with Twitter, and candid discussion of conference fears.

Todd Zaki WarfelEpisode 4/12, aired 1/2/14

Todd is a designer and speaker, and author of the well respected Prototyping: A Practitioner’s Guide. In this episode, he gives an introduction to prototypes and the essential role they play in the design process. He also gives advice for starting a business, and draws parallels between his hobby of woodworking and his digital design work.

Aarron WalterEpisode 3/12, aired 12/2/13

The Great Aarron Walter is the User Experience Design lead at Mailchimp and author of Designing for Emotion. We talk about how he got started, his role at Mailchimp, and the massive Mailchimp redesign this year. He also offers some excellent and encouraging advice to those pursuing a UX job or internship.

Joshua PorterEpisode 2/12, aired 9/9/13

Josh Porter is the author of widely respected UX blog bokardo.com, and Director of UX at HubSpot. We talk about writing, and the impact his blog has had on his carrier. We also discuss personal design philosophies, and how inexperienced UX Designers can develop their portfolios.

Andy BuddEpisode 1/12, aired 8/7/13

Andy Budd is a veteran of the UX field, as one of the founding partners at Clearleft and author of CSS Mastery. We talk about his start into UX Design, the role of a formal education for UX Designers, as well as some UX ethical issues, and the difference between UX and UI Design.

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