Tag - Work

Is Success Down To The Quality Of Your Work?

   One of the biggest fallacies of our industry is that good work speaks for itself. It is a self-delusional lie that those with a good reputation tell themselves to explain their success.I will let you in on a secret; I am not that amazing at my job. Don’t get me wrong; I am good. But I am not a leading mind in our industry or [...]

How To Work Out What To Charge Clients: The Honest Version

   Have you ever read a post that has left you feeling wholly inadequate because you know you can’t live up to the high standards they layout? Well, that is how I feel when I read posts about how much to charge my clients.When Smashing Magazine asked me to write an article sharing my thoughts on pricing my services, I agreed without much thought. But now [...]

Friendly, Frictionless Work: Best Practices For Enterprise Messaging UX, From Slack

   Creating good user experiences for apps inside messaging platforms poses a relatively new design challenge. When moving from desktop web to mobile interfaces, developers have had to rethink interaction design to work around a constrained screen size, a new set of input gestures and unreliable network connections.Like our tiny touchscreens, messaging platforms also shake up the types of input that apps can accept, change designers’ [...]