20 April 2014

The Ruby Reflector

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On ZURB 1 month ago.
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It Takes a Product Engineer to Make a Product Designer's Pie

The first version of Pizza came about when we were tossing out ideas for potential Playground pieces. One thing was certain: data was becoming a big part of the web experience. We'd never seen anyone do a dynamic pie chart. Could it be done with an unordered list? So we walked over to one of our engineers and asked. The response: "why not?"

Here's where we leveraged a product engineer …

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On ZURB 4 months ago.
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4. Creating a Library Resource for Product Designers

Education as a product designer is ongoing. There are always new things to learn. And we're happy to share our what we've learned, whether it's through a new Playground piece, a new pattern or an interesting factoid. Over the years, we've built several resources for designers, but they'd all been their own separate ventures. With ZURB University, we organized some of our properties — including Playground…

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By Dominic of Blog | The Working Group 4 months ago.
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Our Designers work closely alongside developers and product managers in an integrated team, taking ownership of entire products from conception through to fruition. Our ideal candidate is responsible, friendly, loves learning and is able to deliver high-quality work within a fast-paced environment.

About the UI/UX Design Position:

Contribute to high-level strategic decisions within the team and for clients

Design userflows, information architecture, personas, wireframes, and visuals that …

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By Jamie of Signal vs. Noise 5 months ago.
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Operations) Chase Clemons ( Support) Jonas Downey ( Designer) Ann Goliak ( Quality Assurance) Jeff Hardy ( Programmer) Travis Jeffrey ( Programmer) Chris Joyce ( Support) Dan Kim ( Product Manager) Matthew Kent ( Operations) Natalie Keshlear ( Support) Andrea LaRowe ( Operations) Eron Nicholson ( Operations) Nick Quaranto ( Programmer) Mig Reyes ( Designer) Sam Stephenson ( Programmer) Joan Stewart ( Support) Zach Waugh ( Programmer) Tom Ward

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By Brent Miller of New Relic 6 months ago.
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New Relic finding areas like this where design principles and engineering principles overlap. It gives the designers and engineers a shared language, simplifies the code, and makes the fundamentals of the UI easy to understand for our users. Everybody wins.

The post Enforcing Design Conventions in Code: When Both Engineers and Designers Win appeared first on New Relic blog .

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…often a reason for products failing; trying to do everything rather than doing a few things well. Designers will want to fight off feature creep , not because they are lazy but because they want to create a focused and confident product that knows what its purpose is, that can prove its right to exist. So let designers question your feature requests, but make sure they know what they are talking about. Discuss what the core of the product is and make sure you are not just guessing what …

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At The Working Group, Designers work alongside Developers and Product Managers, taking ownership of entire products from conception through to deployment.

Everyone in the studio is dedicated to creating business success for our clients and improving lives through technology and design. We believe in crafting purposeful, engaging, and effective digital experiences for mobile and web applications.

We're looking for a talented Visual Designer to join our team.

About The Working Group

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On Labnotes 8 months ago.
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§ How To Hire The Best Designer For Your Team :

Everyone has their center of gravity. If I had a free hour, I'd spend it sketching. Engineers will spend their free hour coding. And every good team should have someone whose center of gravity is outside the office. This is the person who'll chime in when you're having an argument about features and say, "I'll go out, ask some customers, and we'll know by this evening."

My take from this article: …

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By Tammy of Heroku 8 months ago.
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Later in the month and 5,375 miles away, Designer and Node.js buildpack maintainer, Zeke Sikelianos @ zeke is speaking at the BrazilJS Conf 2013 one of the world's largest Javascript conferences. He'll be speaking about crowdsourcing Heroku's Node.js buildpack and what we've learned from our open source community.

Please check out our events page for a full listing of upcoming events. See you on the road!

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By Obie Fernandez of Obie Fernandez 10 months ago.
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UX Designer / Front End Specialist

Looking for someone special with experience designing and coding modern web and mobile user interfaces. Javascript/ HTML/ CSS experience is a must. RubyMotion is a big, big plus.

Location: Anywhere in the United States

Compensation: Short-term contract to perm. Low six figures annually plus generous equity

More Information: We are a results-oriented work environment, which means all team members must possess a strong work ethic and high-degree …

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