Being a leader is more than just being the most senior or tenured designer on the team. In the year+ that I’ve been UX Director at Axial, I’ve gotten a crash course in design leadership. …


Here’s what’s inspiring us this week:

Thomas: I enjoyed reading @kristoforts’ post about user testing. Most of our testing at Axial is done remotely with our customers.
https://uxdesign.cc/i-sat-through-hours-of-user-testing-sessions-heres-what-i-learned-ead5166a4528#.he0yqrqup

One of the outputs of a qualitative research meeting.

Thomas: @tessrothstein’s post about interactive UX research was also pretty great, and is similar to how we’ve started bi-weekly qualitative research sessions…


Abstract: We’ve used a list of ~200 classifications to identify companies on Axial. This isn’t enough, so we’re increasing it to ~20,000. Here’s the story of why, and also how we’re working to ensure the UX for this critical information is both useful and helpful. …


Here’s what’s inspiring us this week:

Thomas Meimarides: Intercom has a great writeup on mobile browsers being the future universal app. I’ve often overlooked how many native apps drive you into a browser within their app. Adding this to recent measures for the number of apps a user will use…


Here’s what we’re reading this week as we prepare and recover from the great Annual American Turkey Bloat™

Thomas: After last weekend’s group-texting with friends about the current state of college football, (and partially wanting to throw my phone out the window as a result), this proposed simple iMessage notification…


This is the first of a weekly series of Product Design, Product Management, or otherwise 👍 👏 🙌 👌 🤘 links by the Axial product team: Sarah Adams, Giff Constable, Dan Lee, Thomas Meimarides, & Simon Riker

Thomas: I really liked this article from Nielsen Norman Group about bounce rate…

Thomas Meimarides

Product Designer + world traveller, photographer, movie critic, foodie, expat currently in Dublin

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