If you are connected with me or any of the members of 🌐 Mrs. Worldwide 🌐(Mira Dhingra / mira, Michelle Lam / Michelle Lam, Monica Gee, or Keira Wong) on LinkedIn, you’ve probably been notified by each of our celebratory posts more than once. We were runner-ups at our first design jam ever, and we couldn’t be more proud.
Here’s how we went from total strangers to a focused, international five-man team that churned out a stellar proposal in just over 24 hours.
01 — How we met
02 — Pre-design jam meet + greet
03 — Pre-design jam housekeeping
04 — Jammin it out
05 — I ❤️ my…
In light of the insightful conversations I’ve had with designers who are just beginning their careers, I figured it was time to share the lessons I’ve learned at my first job, which coincidentally, began exactly a year ago this month 🎉.
It’s tempting to rush into your work when you start a new project. Don’t.
Take a moment to breathe and fully understand the task at hand before doing anything else. Jumping the gun always results in careless mistakes that can negatively impact the final outcome on a grand scale. Remember, never assume anything. Always do your research.
“But I’m told that we don’t have time for research/we already know what we want,etc.” …
As a product designer, I aim to create experiences that are clear, effortless, and human. Everything from the organization of our dialog boxes to the language on our CTA’s is a detail that makes our platform enjoyable to use — and a big part of that experience is credited to the way we use colors.
Colors are incredible signifiers. At a glance, they help define whether something is favorable, dangerous, or instructive. …