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Diego Mendes
Works at Pocket
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All right, if you are looking to join a fun group of people, in a small startup helping people to better organize their life, reduce stress and acquire knowledge, come join me at Pocket.

Here are some positions we are hiring for:

Engineering:
- Android Developer
- Backend Engineer
- Frontend Developer
- iOS Developer

Other awesome positions:
- Product Manager
- Communications Designer
- Communication Designer
- Community Support Representative
- Data Scientist

Email me if you have any questions: diego@getpocket.com

And explore the positions here > https://getpocket.com/jobs
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All right, if you are looking to join a fun group of people, in a small startup helping people to better organize their life, reduce stress and acquire knowledge, come join me at Pocket.

Here are some positions we are hiring for:

Engineering:
- Android Developer
- Backend Engineer
- Frontend Developer
- iOS Developer

Other awesome positions:
- Product Manager
- Communication Designer
- Community Support Representative
- Data Scientist

Email me if you have any questions: diego@getpocket.com

And explore the positions here > https://getpocket.com/jobs
Jobs at Pocket
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"I design because I want to make the world a better place. Creating remarkable products is the way I found to contribute to a better world. And that is why I design."

https://medium.com/user-experience-design-1/why-i-design-eea90f31272d
… ¶ I am a product designer. I design products thinking about how the person that will use them will experience those p…
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Diego Mendes

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"You get user feedback, but I am almost 100% sure it is not nearly as much feedback as you get from everybody else."

https://medium.com/user-experience-design-1/why-i-design-eea90f31272d
… ¶ I am a product designer. I design products thinking about how the person that will use them will experience those p…
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"Remember that what you are building comes from a myriad of great minds working together. From all those designers who came before you, to the brilliant developers you are working with, and the fantastic business strategy folks on your team. No one makes a dent in the world alone. We all have people supporting us."

https://medium.com/bridge-collection/what-design-leadership-is-19c0b9c43514
Let me begin by saying that being a design leader is not giving presentations to many people or writing books and articl…
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Networking + Learning UX + Practicing UX = Job for you.

https://medium.com/@DiegoMendes/how-to-get-started-in-user-experience-85ba97a8fbb6
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“Bad design is seldom caused by bad designers. Most often it’s bad organizational structure.” Don Norman

https://medium.com/design-startups/dont-let-bad-process-or-structure-kill-great-design-1297ff0daa80
Encouragement for UX Designers lost in bad process and structure.
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Startup scene  - 
 
All right, if you are looking to join a fun group of people, in a small startup helping people to better organize their life, reduce stress and acquire knowledge, come join me at Pocket.

Here are some positions we are hiring for:

Engineering:
- Android Developer
- Backend Engineer
- Frontend Developer
- iOS Developer

Other awesome positions:
- Product Manager
- Communication Designer
- Community Support Representative
- Data Scientist

Email me if you have any questions: diego@getpocket.com

And explore the positions here > https://getpocket.com/jobs
Jobs at Pocket
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Hi Chris, did you take a look at the position via the job site above? It outlines everything we are looking for in a candidate. Cheers!
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All right friends!

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Go get it! I'm telling you! This is a steal!

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"I love the internet because it is unfinished. Everyday there are new web pages being created, new apps being launched, new interconnected devices being built, new opportunities for you and I to make something new and to make the web a better place."

https://medium.com/@DiegoMendes/giving-a-human-touch-to-technology-4245621ae3da
The role of UX design in keeping the internet human- centered
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"The best designers I know are not the ones that create the nicest or sharpest pixels. They are the ones that have the ability to create great products with others effectively.They share ownership of their design."

https://medium.com/@DiegoMendes/designer-you-dont-own-your-design-and-that-is-a-magical-thing-db5615836cab
One of the most incredible things about being a designer is the understanding that your design (as much as you care abou…
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It doesn’t matter how good you are at creating products, or how good looking the UI is, or even how innovative the experience is. Unless you are a good negotiator, the product you want to create may never see the light of day.

https://medium.com/@DiegoMendes/negotiation-is-a-must-have-design-skill-3be80a3d575b
I am a UX Designer and researcher. To get here I studied a lot. I have a BS in Psychology, an MBA and an MS in Human Fac…
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Work
Occupation
UX Designer and Researcher
Employment
  • Pocket
    Product Designer - UX design and research, 2014 - present
  • Chegg
    UX Designer and Researcher, 2012 - 2014
  • Meebo
    UX Designer and Researcher, 2012 - 2012
  • The Design and Usabiltity Center
    User Experience Consultant - Research Associate @ the Design and Usability Center, 2011 - 2012
  • Essential Design
    User Experience and Design Researcher, 2011 - 2012
  • Hult International Business School
    Director of Admissions and Marketing, 2009 - 2010
  • Dubai World
    Innovation and Growth Strategy Consultant, 2009 - 2009
  • Gordon College
    Admissions Recruiter and Scholarship Manager, 2005 - 2008
Places
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Currently
San Francisco Bay Area
Previously
Boston - Maringa - Sao Paulo - Dubai - Shanghai - London
Story
Tagline
UX Design and Innovation - creating products @Pocket, formerly @Chegg, @meebo, @_Essential and @BentleyUXC - Brasileiro com muito orgulho.
Introduction
Olá. I am a User Experience Designer and Researcher. I empathize with people and create great products for them.

I am an inventor who tells stories through interaction design and flows. I may use markers, sticky notes, fancy pens or ball point pens, I may even create high fidelity mocks using the adobe creative suite, but at the end of the day, what I create is a valuable relationship between people and technology.

Learn more at: www.diegomendes.com
Education
  • Bentley University
    MS in Human Factors in Design, 2012
    Courses in Interaction Design, Artificial Inteligence, User Interface Design, User Experience Research, Cognitive Psychology, Human Perception and Ergonomics.
  • Gordon College
    Psychology and Sociology, 2005
    Courses in Human Behavior, Cognitive Psychology, Psychological Principles and Theories, Philosophy, Sociology, Art History and English Literature.
  • Hult International Business School
    MBA with a concentration in Innovation, 2009
    MBA focused in Innovation and New Product Development. Courses in Innovation Management, Design, Strategy, Finance, Accounting, Management, Leadership, Micro and Macro Economics
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Gender
Male
Other names
Diego de Pinho Mendes