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Four tried-and-true tips to help UX Designers ease the time crunch

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This post was made possible by having insightful conversations with a few great Toronto designers: Ricardo Vazquez, UI/UX Designer at Mozilla (@iamrvazquez), Alex M. Chong, Product Designer at Pivotal Labs (@alexmchong) and Huda Idrees, Director of Design at Wealthsimple (@hidrees). The workflow of an agile software company can present challenging timelines to UX Designers. The consistent, repeat... continue reading >

Four ways UX Designers can make their mark on an established product

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This post was made possible by having insightful conversations with a few great Toronto designers: Ricardo Vazquez, UI/UX Designer at Mozilla (@iamrvazquez), Alex M. Chong, Product Designer at Pivotal Labs (@alexmchong) and Huda Idrees, who has experience as a Product Designer at both Wave and Wattpad (@hidrees). Every UX Designer I’ve ever met with has one thing in common: they all want to lea... continue reading >

Developer working for a startup that was just acquired? Don’t let these six career-shaping opportunities pass you by

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Working for a startup that gets acquired can bring with it a mixed bag of emotions for many developers. While it can be a moment of validation for what you’ve been crafting for years, it can be scary and overwhelming as your small, autonomous startup transitions into a larger company. But while a common attitude toward startup acquisition and integration is cynicism,  you may actually be glossi... continue reading >

Three Easy Ways Developers Can Get Started With Accessibility

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George Zamfir appears as part of our Leaders Series, conversations with tech and media leaders about influential trends and topics in their field. George is a web developer and Toronto-based accessibility consultant. Prior to joining Facebook as an Accessibility Specialist, he ran his own accessibility consulting company, Good Wally, and spent several years as a Technical Accessibility Analyst a... continue reading >