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DESIGN

Former Apple Designer building the Ultimate SwiftUI Learning Experience

I am a an interface designer that got my start with Photoshop and graphic design. Later, I moved into very basic web development, and then iOS development when Swift was introduced.

All throughout my passion and interest has remained in interface design and to this day I do design and development to expand and experience more of this practice.

I worked at Apple for two years starting in 2018 and in 2020 left Apple to work on design tools I wanted to make


DESIGN SYSTEM

Ensuring the Design and Development alignment

Hi, I’m Varya

As an independent consultant, I help companies to launch and boost their design systems. Focused on bridging the gap for designers, developers, and business specialists and seasoned with extensive experience in component-focused UI development.

I am a design systems architect with extensive experience in management, design, and the technical side. In the 15+ years of my technical career, my major focus was component-focused UI design and development, creating helpful tooling for the subject and spreading the practices across large or regular organisations.

My major focus is to ensure the design&development alignment and establish smooth processes.

Let’s start from Into Design System, the 2-day workshop you are hosting. Could you tell me a bit more about the event itself as I didn’t know nothing about it?

In the workshop, teams start…


DESIGN

How Zoe launched Notion TrackerSuite and her cross-cutting thinking on how to improve products

Hey, my name is Zoe Chew.

I’m a product builder in tech and design. My apps have been featured on Product Hunt #1, Lifehacker US, Hacker Noon, Noonies Winner 2020, and tech blogs in 7 countries.

I’m working as a consultant for remote teams and tech companies based in the US/APAC to innovate solutions and solve business problems using product thinking. I work in the areas of product, growth, community building & user base discovery strategy.

I spend my weekends building Notion TrackerSuite and growing a 2,400+ list newsletter. At the same time, I’m launching multiple startup MVPs. My goal is to build a sandbox model…


DESIGN

Helping new generations of designers to grow with quality educational content

Originally my background was a far cry from the world of computers and design, I studied classical music and pedagogy in college. I got into design while trying to create a website for my private piano practice and fell in love with the craft of creating digital products.


TECHNOLOGY

How to start as an Instructor and become one of Flutter’s top-reviewed instructors, Google SDK for developing apps with a single codebase

My name is Andrea. I’m originally from Italy, and after studying computer engineering I moved to the UK in 2008. I’ve been a software developer for over 10 years, focusing on iOS for the most part. I discovered Flutter in 2018, and started making tutorials and courses about it ever since.

Flutter is an UI toolkit for building apps on iOS, Android and beyond. Since version 1.0 it has evolved quickly and it now includes support for web (beta) and desktop (alpha). …


DESIGN

Interview with James, the founder of this ultimate Notion Template for Growth

James is a growth marketer. He has worked on several projects, but the Notion Growth Workspace is his first side-project.

Let’s start from Notion Growth. I’m so excited! Could you tell me a bit more about the product itself as I didn’t know anything about it?

To be honest, the tool started with my personal use of Notion. Working across many projects, I found that there were many tasks across several areas that can make use of powerful functionality in Notion.

Initially, I would use it to plan daily tasks, but this moved into more complex things like keeping a CRM, having a fully-fledged content calendar, and eventually building out databases and views in Notion for just about every aspect of the projects I was working…


DESIGN

Drag & Drop Wireframes, Flowcharts, User Flows, Diagrams, Prototypes, and Handoff Documentation.

Greg Dlubacz — A versatile product designer with 13 years of experience, utmost attention to detail, and extensive UX knowledge. He’s an author of the most popular Flowchart kit downloaded over 1 mln times.

Andrew Mialszygrosz — UI/UX designer since 2007. Highly focused on web applications, design systems and design operations. He’s crazy about product scalability, usability and workflow processes.

Patryk Ilnicki — User Interface designer with 6 years of experience. He’s in love with components based design and he uses this philosophy in his daily work. A good structure of files and workflow is important for him.

Let’s start from UXToolset. I’m so excited! Could you tell me a bit more about the product itself as I didn’t know anything about it?

UXToolset is…


DESIGN

ShareKit restores the ability to customize link previews on Facebook and other social platforms.

I had the pleasure of connecting with Nick, founder of the digital product ShareKit. I customized the previews of my LinkedIn profile, and I was amazed by the speed and ease of the product. I took the opportunity to ask two questions and understand more from his experience.

ShareKit Landing page

Hi, my name is Nick. I’m a software engineer by trade and have been working on several different side projects for the last six years.

Sure! Some time ago, Facebook announced that brands are no longer able to modify their link previews, which was a pretty big blow to social media managers…


DESIGN

What makes Customer Experience Excellent?

We have often talked about the focus that Designers must keep on their Customers. Today we went further by hosting Andrea Rolleri, an experience excellence ninja with 10+ years of experience across entertainment, telco and travel industries.

Andrea is the Customer Digital Transformation Director at Sky, but has spent several years with Vodafone and Costa Cruises.

You have worked for Vodafone, Costa Cruises and Sky. How do you deliver Excellent Experiences in such different sectors?

Actually these three have very few in common because the way companies work on customer experience is continuously changing and because the way they approach it is very different:

  • Vodafone is trying to leverage technological opportunities to improve customer experience.
  • Costa cruises is…

DESIGN

How I chose the best Coworking space in Lisbon post-COVID

Premise:

This article is not an advertising post. I will refer to the criteria, choices, and decisions you can make if you have to choose coworkers and what to evaluate.

It’s the story and experience of how I made mistakes, discovered, and achieved goals through a simple (comfortable) chair and desk.

Don’t underestimate anything. Success comes from the human connections you manage to make and what you value the most.

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