interview tips
careers

interview tips

If you are out looking for a job right now, you are probably sweating the thought of upcoming interviews. Are you ready? It’s a little scary thinking about it. What should you wear? What kind of questions will they ask? What if your mind goes blank? We’ve put together a few tips to help you. … Continue reading

creative resumés
careers / creative juice

creative resumés

Everyone needs a traditional and polished resumé. However, for those creative people looking for work, it might be a good idea to do a second resumé—created with your own design flair. Producing a second more design-oriented version of your resumé might be the key to setting yourself apart in the eyes of a prospective employer. HowDesign.com … Continue reading

illustrators: how to get noticed
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illustrators: how to get noticed

© MARTINA DALTON, Designer, Allovus Design If you are an illustrator, you might be wondering how you will get recognition for your work. How do you set yourself apart from all the other artists out there? Showcase your work online: Before you do anything else, you should go through your portfolio and choose pieces that … Continue reading

the ui designer + what they do
careers / ux + design

the ui designer + what they do

© STEVE GODFREY, UX Designer, Allovus Design In many ways the UI and UX Designers share some overlapping skill sets. They are both visually sensitive, and understand a great deal about the users’ needs. However, typically the UI designer will start where the UX designer leaves off. User Interface design tasks include: Creating visual explorations. Multiple compositions … Continue reading

the ux designer + what they do
careers / ux + design

the ux designer + what they do

© STEVE GODFREY, UX Designer, Allovus Design Usually smaller companies work with a “designer,” or a design “team” composed of a designer and developer when developing products.  This can be an excellent choice for smaller design projects or for creating a working prototype. However, for larger projects involving a lot of developers and complex user interactions, companies … Continue reading

flexible work?
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flexible work?

Recently, Marissa Mayer, President and CEO of Yahoo!, caused a big controversy by imposing a new employee work-at-work policy, and a viral debate ensued. Pundits have had a field day analyzing and assessing while workers in the tech world wondered what had happened to an almost unspoken policy of flexible work hours. The reality is that even with … Continue reading