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Resource List for UX and Product Design Interviews

The design career What kind of design work should I do? Thoughts on the UX and Product design career: Job boards Startups: https://angel.co/product-design/jobs D+P job board : https://dplusp.org/ Resume and Personal Branding Knowing your point A Self-Awareness – HBR book on Self awareness https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40496105-self-awareness Assessing your product design skills https://uxdesign.cc/assessing-your-product-design-skills-e5fa269de050 https://uxdesign.cc/what-are-the-key-skills-a-great-ux-designer-needs-a1ae20685396 Portfolios Portfolio handbook by […]

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E028 Hiring Design with Madhuri Maram – Part 2

In Part 2 of this episode, Madhuri – Designer, and Host of the Hireworthy Podcast – gives us valuable insight about applying, positioning oneself and interviewing for a new career opportunity. Listen here: We discuss in depth, about how developing product thinking skills and understanding business can enable designers who wish to move into product […]

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E028 Hiring Design with Madhuri Maram – Part 1

In Part 1 of this episode, Madhuri Maram – Designer and Host of the Hireworthy Podcast – talks about her role as an enabler in design-in-tech recruitment. Listen here: She brings out the various gaps in the process and tells us how D+P and Xperian were created to support the design community.  She gives valuable […]

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E027 Crayons for Conservation with Akshaya Zachariah

In this episode, we speak to Akshaya Zachariah, who is an illustrator and conservation artist. Listen here:   We start with the beginnings of her interest in wildlife and nature and what led her to launch Elzac Doodles as a way to use art to raise her voice and environmental awareness. She talks about her […]

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E026 License to Create with Manojna Yeluri – Part 2

In part 2 of our conversation with Manojna Yeluri – Lawyer and Founder of Artistik License, we continue talking through the legalities of being artists and designers. We talk about the ways she has used social media to make the law approachable and easy to understand and apply for creatives.  She talks about entitlement in […]

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E026 License to Create with Manojna Yeluri – Part 1

In Part 1 of this episode, Manojna Yeluri – Lawyer and Founder of Artistik License, walks us through the legalities of being artists and designers. She tells us what got her working with the creative community as a lawyer. We learn about the methods she has used to demystify legalese and make useful legal information […]

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E025 Stories of Visual Culture with Ragini Siruguri – Part 2

In Part 2 of our chat with Ragini Siruguri, Visual Communication Designer at Tara Books, we talk about her love for colours, her photography and visual inspiration. Ragini shares her approach in her graphic design projects and how local context helps us design better. We discuss the state of Design Education today and Ragini tells […]

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E025 Stories of Visual Culture with Ragini Siruguri – Part 1

In this episode we talk to Ragini Siruguri about her work as a book designer at Tara Books. She shares how she got started and tells us about her interesting book projects while working there. We also discuss her eye for visual communication and the ways in which she documents the world around her visually. […]

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E024 Play for Everyone

In this episode, we talk to Aditi Agrawal who is the co-founder of Studio Gudgudee – a design studio that works on inclusive playgrounds. We discuss how designing for playful learning requires deep observation and getting out of the way and allowing it to happen. We re-iterate the power of play in the over all […]

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E023 Experiments with Productivity

In this episode, we talk about productivity and how it can be about managing expectations and emotions as much as it is about managing time. Listen to the episode here:   References: NY Times article about procrastination Book: Make Time Book: Atomic Habits Book: Design the Life you love Transcript Angie:  Hi, this is Design […]