Welcome to our first December issue ❄️. Checkout our highlights of the last week starting with some great career and interview advice in section 1, and a bunch of new tools in section 2.
7 recommended reads from our publication and beyond
Lara Hanlon of IBM Design gives us some of her thoughts and tips on being more productive and getting shit done.
Tif Wang discusses some takeaways from her interview experience with Facebook, along with the values she glimpsed during the process.
Tania Clarke shares the strategy that’s guided her in pulling together information that has informed her go-to-market tactics.
John Warren Hanawalt says learning to be comfortable with tough conversations during a project can deliver more meaningful happiness at the end of it.
Blake Hudelson sits down with the founders of San Francisco design agency, Dixon & Mo to discuss their trajectory from designing buildings to designing software.
A great article from Tubik Studio, talking about the magical formula of «3C» in interface design.
For the final day of UX Boot Camp‘s 30 Day UX Challenge, they give us some tips on design portfolios.
7 tools and guides this week
Cuberto explain how jumping into a text editor can enable you to design better products than using tools like Sketch or InVision.
Make visual changes to any website. Immediately. Finch v1.0 has launched together with a brand new website.
Create online portfolios and interactive presentations just by dragging and dropping needed elements and customizing.
Figma launch DesignSystems.com to discuss the craft of building design systems. This week they also announced Advanced Project Permissions for Design Systems.
Greg at LearnUX shows us how to manage our design assets by using Sketch for UI, Abstract for versionaing, and Zeplin for handoff. There’s a 24 minute video too!
Per Harald Borgen suggests that the CSS Grid module is a fantastic tool for creating mockups of websites.
Paste code into your Sketch UIs, then use Syntax Highlighter to highlight the syntax of your code snippet, right within Sketch.
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