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What motivates us at work? More than money | ideas.ted.com
When you look carefully at the way people work, there’s a lot more at play -- and at stake -- than money. Take a look at 7 studies by the likes of behavioral economist Dan Ariely and psychologist A...
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"No, WSJ, Apple shouldn't kill off the Mac" http://prsm.tc/tVkPB1
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"Five Principles of Writing for Users" http://prsm.tc/4nRVI6
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"UX is a Team Sport" http://prsm.tc/zfSdWH
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"Explained in 60 Seconds: UX & UI" http://prsm.tc/EaT26N
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Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference is just two days away. Here's what we're likely to see.
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"Ligatures & Coding" http://prsm.tc/NrPg4u
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"Importance Of Wireframes In Web Design" http://prsm.tc/QaYEZs
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"Adobe fixes Flash Player flaws that could lead to info theft, malware attacks" http://prsm.tc/IcR09D
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Great going George, sign me up...
The Men's Wearhouse founder is launching a service that brings tailors to the customer's door.
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The comic giant's refresh is designed to draw first-time readers and experiment with new character twists.
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UI/UX Designer, educator, lecturer and networker
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UI/UX and Product Design, Sofware Development, Photography, Creative Management, Education
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  • visual citizen
    Creative Problem Solver, present
    Creative services in encompassing design (print and web), packaging, branding, photography, promotion an d marketing, social media engagement.
  • Cambridge BrickHouse, Inc.
    Freelance Designer, 2013
    • Independent contractor on print design & production projects; interfaced with authors & in-house contacts, working out project deliverables and delivery of final print ready files
  • Pearson Education
    Senior Designer, 2006 - 2011
    • Social media engagement expert; contributor to company wide protocols, procedures, policies and best practices around social media • Instructional Designer: defined staging, pacing, progression, testing, assessment and remediation of interactive assets; determined user expectations and user profiling for whiteboard and online applications • Built a 100-photographer network in the Spanish-speaking world; image transfer via cloud and communication via Skype. Model deployed with 80% deferment of travel and shipping costs on Math (online) & Social Studies (print) projects • Advocated technology to further and improve interdepartmental and cross-functional communication
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UI/UX | Information Architect | Product Management
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UI/UX designer working in tech startups and medium to large tech companies improving user-experience in B2B and B2C software products.

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Helped secure 2 million advance on million dollar web and mobile application project.
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15+ widgets that take Adobe Muse to the next level
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10 Ways Companies Drive Away Talent
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If there's one word that's almost certain to appear somewhere on every business's website, that word is talent. Companies of every size love

Move Over Product Design, UX Is The Future
www.fastcodesign.com

Rick Wise, CEO of Lippincott, says experience innovation is the next design imperative. Here are five things you can do this year to make th

Adobe Photoshop Becomes a Tool for 3D Printing
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Adobe has unveiled a major update to Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud) with the hope that a