Design Chat with Josh

Design Chat with Josh

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Hosted by product designer & art director Joshua Reach, Design Chat with Josh is a series about anything and everything design related. You’ll hear insight, opinions, and debates on topics related to graphic design, UX design, web design, and a whole lot more.
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Episode 14: A Newbie Perspective of Agile Workflows
In this episode I try to explain what agile is and how I thought “scrum master” was a made-up title. Get ready for the unfiltered viewpoint of someone who’s fairly new to agile!
30:32
December 12, 2018
Episode 13: Random Thoughts of a UX Designer (Part 1)
In this episode, I talk in 5 minutes or less about random thoughts as a product designer. This grab bag episode is all the things that may not be a full 40 minute discussion... yet.
30:11
December 7, 2018
Episode 12: Usability is Sexy
In this episode I talk about the shift in perception we should have when it comes to what is sexy in design (Hint: it should be usability).
32:10
December 3, 2018
Episode 11: Designer Imposter Syndrome
An often discussed topic: designers and imposter syndrome. In this episode I talk about what it is, some personal experiences with it, and how to professionally handle imposter syndrome as a designer.
36:13
November 29, 2018
Episode 10: How to Deal with Not Having Enough Designers
In this episode I talk about the experience a lot of us go through: how to work on a team that doesn’t have enough designers. It’s a blessing and a curse all at once, but what are some ways to work with what you got?
40:57
November 9, 2018
Episode 9: Why Car UI Sucks
In this episode I talk about two things I love: cars and design, and rant about why I think infotainment systems in cars are poorly designed to the point of being dangerous.
36:46
November 6, 2018
Episode 8: Perfect vs. Done
In this episode I talk about why it’s more important to get things done vs. getting hung up on perfection with our designs.
22:28
October 25, 2018
Episode 7: Should Designers Have Their Own Style?
In this episode we discuss whether designers should have their own visual style in the work they produce, or should it be agnostic and follow the brand?
19:12
October 14, 2018
Episode 6: Why We Need Design Research
In this episode I chat about research in the design world and why it's important, when we need it, and how to use it.
35:52
October 10, 2018
Episode 5: Designing with Marketing & Sales
In this episode I share why creative should always be allied with marketing & sales, instead of the common route of division.
27:57
October 1, 2018
Episode 4: Is Design School Worth It?
In light if the recent announcement of The Art Institute closing several campuses, I talk about whether design school is really worth it.
28:42
September 17, 2018
Episode 3: Public Speaking as a Designer
In this 3rd episode, I talk about public speaking in all forms, and how to get better at it as a designer.
39:54
September 9, 2018
Episode 2: The Truth About Design Conferences
In this second episode I discuss whether or not design conferences are worth the money, and if so, how to pay for them on a tight budget.
38:47
September 2, 2018
Episode 1: Welcome to the World of Product Design
In this first episode of Design Chat with Josh, I talk about the difference between visual and product design. We also dive into what to know before jumping into product design as a former graphic designer.
39:17
August 28, 2018
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