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Breaking the Grid

Breaking the Grid

By Sac DESCO
Podcast includes Interviews with Designers in Sacramento, CA. Learn about their journeys and the unique path they carved in this elusive industry.
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Breaking the Grid: Episode 4 - Andrew Pucci

Breaking the Grid

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Breaking the Grid: Episode 4 - Andrew Pucci
“The journey into UX is driven by curiosity.” Tune in to hear Andrew Pucci talk about his journey into UX Design. Learn how his inquisitive nature drove him to switch gears from Programming to Human Computer Interaction. As a newcomer to Sacramento, Andrew also shares his tips on connecting with the local design community, spearheading new projects and learning by teaching. Click here (bit.ly/BTG-Ep4) to see this episode's show notes. Producer: Milo Cho Interviewer: Tanushree Padath Music: Sam Shapiro ( @pupilhands) Recorded in Sacramento, CA by Sac DESCO
01:12:40
January 05, 2020
Breaking the Grid: Episode 3 - Marcy Wacker
“There really is no figuring it out because nobody has it figured it out, so give yourself some grace and just keep going” In this episode, discover Professor Marcy Wacker's wealth of wisdom as she takes us through her journey of teaching Design & founding The Whole Creative. This episode will motivate you to get started and pursue your design goals. She makes clear that design education is accessible to all and there are endless resources to become a better designer. If you can dream it, she will show you how to achieve it. Click here (bit.ly/BTG-Ep3) to see this episode's show notes. Producer: Milo Cho Interviewer: Tanushree Padath Music: Sam Shapiro ( @pupilhands) Recorded in Sacramento, CA by Sac DESCO
59:19
January 05, 2020
Breaking the Grid: Episode 2 - Hans Bennewitz
“It’s the jobs that often don’t pay a lot and got kind of a shoestring budget, but you’re given a lot more creativity. Those are the ones that get you bigger jobs and feed your soul.” Hans Bennewitz is one of those lucky individuals who can thrive on 4 hours of sleep, work a full time job and still output excellent freelance work. Listen to this episode and get inspired by Hans' strong work ethic, discipline, and motivation to become a better designer with every new project. Hear how he entered the design field and how his journey eventually led to Art Direction. Click here (bit.ly/BTG-Ep2) to see this episode's show notes. Producer: Milo Cho Interviewer: Noelle Szombathy Music: Sam Shapiro ( @pupilhands) Recorded in Sacramento, CA by Sac DESCO
01:31:16
January 05, 2020
Breaking the Grid: Episode 1 - Ivan Villa
“With any decision that you make, you need to be clear on what you’re getting out of it, and it’s not always going to be financial.” Ivan Villa is  a Product Manager at Clickup. This episode features Ivan's journey as he takes us through his band days & photography hustle to eventually becoming a business owner. If anyone needs extra motivation to pursue their dreams, listen to this episode to learn: you don't need a traditional design education to work in this industry.  Click here (bit.ly/BTG-Ep1)to see this episode's show notes.   Producer: Milo Cho Interviewer: Noelle Szombathy Music: Sam Shapiro ( @pupilhands) Recorded in Sacramento, CA by Sac DESCO
01:04:16
January 04, 2020