The Dynamic Duo: UX Designer & Product Manager

  Imagine two stone pillars working in harmony to support an arch.   Not only can they hold more weight together than alone, their interaction creates an entirely new and functional architectural element — the doorway. Like these two crucial yet distinct columns, the UX designer and product manager are the two core entities on

Enhance User Productivity With Just 3 UX Tips

You have the ability to sniff out a productivity tool that is created without the end-user in mind. No matter how advanced and mind-blowing a technology is, if it isn’t user-friendly, it will feel off.   For a product to be effective, it must feel like an extension of our psyche rather than force us

LinkedIn’s New Design – Here’s Why It Actually Rocks!

  LinkedIn has begun an incremental roll-out of a Hollywood-chick-flick worthy makeover to their site’s UI. The update of LinkedIn’s design was long overdue, with even co-founder Reid Hoffman calling the old site “confusing” and “needing work.”   However, as LinkedIn steps out into the limelight with a slow motion hair flick and an 80’s

The Human Centered Design Guidebook Every Designer Must Read by Amplero’s Head of UX Design Dave Landis

I’m excited to introduce Dave Landis, Head of UX Design and Research at Amplero. With a vast amount of experience under his belt in various subfields of user experience, in addition to working for major tech giants such as Amazon and SAP in the past, Dave has much knowledge to share about the world of

It’s All About Understanding Your Users: An Interview with Luke Grohovsky

  In this week’s interview we’re going to dive into what it takes to truly understand your users, and how to achieve a successful design with the skilled Luke Grohovsky. Luke has 15 years of digital experience in animation, user interface design and information architecture.   He’s worked for agencies large and small with clients

January’s Top Picks: Will UX Designers Be Replaced by Artificial Intelligence in 2017?

As the technological industry continues to advance and develop more intricate technologies, many designers wonder if their jobs will remain relevant. While artificial intelligence gains the ability to understand human behavior on a far more advanced level, in addition to having the ability to essentially do our jobs better than us, will the need for

The Psychology Lesson You Should Have Taken Years Ago: Improve Your Creative and Design Skills with Hoa Loranger

Designers and creative directors may not directly associate psychology with the design and tech world, although it is actually one of the most important tools you can implement.   A proper understanding of the human psyche allows designers to properly understand users’ needs which allows us to create and design more usable products. While we