Jon Daiello Product Designer 🦄

Journal

Radical Transparency

The world tends to operate on the ‘fake it til you make it’ principle, however I believe there is a major fallacy with this belief and want to propose a radical way of overcoming it.

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Journal

Where to Start with UX

As a Design Manager in the field of User Experience, I’m often asked the question: How do I get into the field of user experience? There are many paths you could take in the field of User Experience (UX) ranging from Product Designers, Communication Designers, Design Researchers, Strategists, Management, and many more.

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Journal

🎄 Celebrating Christmas!

What is it that makes Christmas worth celebrating? Is it the birth of a child? Is it the coming of a king? Christmas is certainly a time of celebration and excitement, but here is significant meaning as we rejoice in the birth of Jesus Christ.
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Priorities In Service

In March, I wrote on the reason life was so busy the previous month. This month, I’m writing on the issue of priorities, because in the midst of busy lives of service, sometimes it’s easy to put priorities in the wrong order. As I had breakfast with a dear brother I was able to gleam Biblical wisdom. I am also thankful for their ability to help me see practical applications of that wisdom every day. This is my confession and first step of repentance…

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Learning

Design Systems

Branding is a beast. If you’re not careful, brands can become unwieldy and disconnected over time. A good design system prevents that breakdown and helps anyone in the company effectively communicate the brand.

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Learning

Org Design for Design Orgs

As a design manager, I wanted to better understand my role in the fabric of the entire organization. Peter Merholz and Kristin Skinner provide an excellent description of the organization, framework, and components of an effective design organization.

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Sprint

It seems silly. Solve big problems and test in just 5 days? Jake Knapp walks us through the practical ways of designing, building and testing in one short sprint.

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