This post was first published at https://userleague.com/buzz-usborne/

Hello! Who are you? Tell us about yourself. What are you passionate about? What do you enjoy doing?

Hello! I’m Buzz, I’m a designer living in Sydney Australia where I work remotely for Help Scout. I’ve held a bunch of titles over the 15 years I’ve been designing professionally, from Graphic Designer to Founder and Director — but I’ve come to find that I’m happiest when I’m getting stuck into the design details, which is what I do now. Ultimately I’m my happiest when I’m problem solving…. the harder the problem the better. Specifically, I love breaking complex problems down to their absolute essence, then figuring out how to create a…


I’m working on a new side project called Howdy (I’ll be sharing more about this project in the coming months).

A couple of the technical requirements that I set for this project were to learn some new technologies along the way.

I’d never built anything with Laravel prior to this project. I had never used Vue.js, or MongoDB either. I wanted to utilize all three of them for this project.

Two weekends ago I set out to get MongoDB working with Laravel locally. I decided to use mLab to host my MongoDB database remotely. …


This is the final issue of Product Designer Daily (PDD). :-(

It was a fun side project while it lasted. Hopefully it was helpful to some of you. Thanks so much for following along!

PDD had a healthy launch, mainly from ProductHunt, but then the growth of the list plateaued:

I’ve learned a ton in the process of launching PDD. For me, it was a milestone project. Never before had I contributed to a side project so consistently—for 100 days in a row.

Wherever you happen to be in your product designer journey, I wish you the very best. …


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  • Catalyst UXA time zone within 4 hours of California (PST)
    UX Designer
  • EventMobiToronto, ON
    Product Owner
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    Senior UX Designer

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  • GoogleSunnyvale, CA, US
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  • Poll EverywhereSan Francisco
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Dave Martin

I help product designers level up and land their dream job. Follow me at http://davemart.in/

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