Jon Daiello Product Designer ūü¶Ą

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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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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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The Elements of User Experience

Whether you’re a seasoned user experience designer or new to the industry, this book provides an excellent in-depth look at the user experience industry. Garrett provides an excellent explanation of the 5 main layers of user experience design.

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The Lean Startup

My hope was that this book would help me understand the best way to get products to market. In my new role as a User Experience Designer, I knew I would need to better understand this process.

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So Good They Can’t Ignore You

I love the career work I do. I design user interfaces and engineer the front-end every day. I’m passionate about doing a great job and making the best possible experience for the user. I always assumed this was because I have an inherent draw to technological development. Well, I was wrong. As Cal Newport explores, I found out that passion only follows great skills.

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Remote: Office Not Required

Even though I currently spend my days in the office (which is a great experience), there’s still a mountain of information to learn from the concept of working while not actually at work. This doesn’t mean doing work outside of work hours, but rather the idea of doing work (inside work hours) outside of the office building. This concept has been around for a while and it’s becoming a growing trend.

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Flexbox.io

Wow. If you don’t really use the CSS display: flex property (flexbox) then this is an excellent FREE course for you to review. If you use flexbox all the time, then it’s still an excellent course for you.

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