On Digital Readiness

Dictionary.com defines being ready as, completely prepared or in fit condition for immediate action or use Something I enjoy doing on weekends, is visiting coffee shops (without my laptop) and having conversations with people. I particularly enjoy talking with the Baristas and the store owners. Inevitably a conversation about online presence comes up, and being … Continue reading On Digital Readiness

Capturing Your Ideas

There’s nothing in the world like having one of those elusive “ah-ha!” moments, when that great idea lightbulb appears right above your head. It’s like you struck gold but the fleeting nature of any idea means you now have to quickly capture this thing before it gets lost or forgotten. When I have those moments, … Continue reading Capturing Your Ideas

Why Automattic’s remote design team is anything but isolating

I didn’t study design in college. In fact, I’ve only ever taken one professionally sanctioned design class in my life. I initially got into design because there wasn’t a designer at my first company and someone needed to do those projects. When I quickly realized that design work was the only work I ever wanted … Continue reading Why Automattic’s remote design team is anything but isolating

Utilizing Growth Design to create a better experience for our customers

One of the greatest benefits of working at Automattic is that I’m continuously challenged by my colleagues to be a better designer. We have an incredible pool of diverse talent with different perspective from all over the world, which means that we’re all in a position to teach and to be taught. A few weeks … Continue reading Utilizing Growth Design to create a better experience for our customers