Are you new to the UX Design world? Here are some people you should know about
These are some designers who have had a powerful impact in the industry and you can get inspiration from.
Read writing from John Maeda on Medium. Automattic's Global Head, Computational Design and Inclusion. Formerly Partner…medium.com
John Maeda joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2013 as Design Partner, where he works within KPCB’s ProductWorks program helping entrepreneurs and portfolio companies to build design into their company cultures. He served as the 16th president of Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) from 2008 through 2013. During his tenure, RISD saw increased applications, fundraising, and career placements. Prior to RISD, John spent 13 years at the MIT Media Lab as a professor and head of research.
Read writing from Julie Zhuo on Medium. Product design VP @ Facebook. Lover of food, games, words. Find me @joulee or…medium.com
Product design VP at Facebook. Zhuo, joined Facebook in May 2006, when she was just 22 years old. She was the company’s first intern when its social network was still largely limited to people with email addresses from educational institutions. After only a month she was hired fulltime as an engineer.
I used to love this pattern. The first interface guidelines I wrote (for the Danger Hiptop) slavishly followed the…medium.com
Matías is Vice President of Design at Google, he was the Director of Android User Experience.
Read writing from Braden Kowitz on Medium. User Experience Designer, Prototyper, Storyteller. Partner at Google…medium.com
He founded the Google Ventures design team in 2009 and pioneered the role of “design partner” at a venture capital firm. He has advised close to two hundred startups on product design, hiring, and team culture. Before joining Google Ventures, Braden led design for several Google products, including Gmail, Google Apps for Business, Google Spreadsheets, and Google Trends.
Dr. Nielsen established the “discount usability engineering” movement for fast and cheap improvements of user interfaces and has invented several usability methods, including heuristic evaluation.
Geoff Teehan and Jon Lax
Read writing from Geoff Teehan on Medium. Product Design Director, Facebook. Co-founded Teehan+Lax in 2002. Every day…medium.com
All analogies are imperfect and I could argue point by point football and how it is similar but it wouldn't be helpful…medium.com
Geoff and Jon are Directors of Product Design at Facebook. they are also known as the founders of the acclaimed product design firm Teehan+Lax which he ran for 12 years before joining Facebook in 2015.
Read writing from Jake Knapp on Medium. Design partner at GV and author of http://thesprintbook.com. Every day, Jake…medium.com
Jake Knapp created the Google Ventures sprint process and has run more than a hundred sprints with startups such as 23andme, Slack, Nest, and Foundation Medicine. Previously, Jake worked at Google, leading sprints for everything from Gmail to Google X. He is currently among the world’s tallest designers. He is author of the Sprint Book.
Read writing from Golden Krishna on Medium. Working on Android at Google. Previously, R&D for Samsung, R&D for Zappos…medium.com
Designer and author of the book “The Best Interface is No Interface” Golden Krishna currently works at Google on design strategy to shape the future of Android.