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MAY 20, 2014 - NaN MIN

Designing for Developers

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Managing a design team is hard work, especially when your customers are developers. In this talk, Heroku’s Max Schoening discusses the continually evolving design process and some of his lessons learned over the past 3 years. He’ll talk about how to hire designers, having a sane process for design & how to balance taste, gut, and data.

  • Introduction
    • Bio
  • Let's Talk About Design
    • The Heroku Design Process
    • The Traditional Development Process Sucks
    • Tightening The Feedback Loop: Two Opposing Forces
    • Our Solution
    • From A Design Perspective
    • Ask More From Your Designers
    • Learning Is Not A Zero Sum Acivity
    • Hiring Unicorns
    • Where To Find Unicorns
    • Recruiting Designers Is Hard: Compromise In The Right Direction
  • Q&A
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