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Experience Design with Tony Daussat

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'Experience Design' (Formerly The XD Podcast) explores how design impacts the way we experience products, brands, services, and our everyday lives. You'll gain actionable insights from host Tony Daussat through thought provoking solo shows, as-well-as interviews with professionals in design, product management, and entrepreneurship. From UX, product, industrial and service design, to career, life, and business design--no stone will be left unturned in this quest to demystify design and inspire the inner creative in us all to stay curious.

'Experience Design' (Formerly The XD Podcast) explores how design impacts the way we experience products, brands, services, and our everyday lives. You'll gain actionable insights from host Tony Daussat through thought provoking solo shows, as-well-as interviews with professionals in design, product management, and entrepreneurship. From UX, product, industrial and service design, to career, life, and business design--no stone will be left unturned in this quest to demystify design and inspire the inner creative in us all to stay curious.

Location:

United States

Description:

'Experience Design' (Formerly The XD Podcast) explores how design impacts the way we experience products, brands, services, and our everyday lives. You'll gain actionable insights from host Tony Daussat through thought provoking solo shows, as-well-as interviews with professionals in design, product management, and entrepreneurship. From UX, product, industrial and service design, to career, life, and business design--no stone will be left unturned in this quest to demystify design and inspire the inner creative in us all to stay curious.

Language:

English

Contact:

817-253-9908


Episodes

Digital Optimism (w/ Carey Jenkins)

6/2/2020
My guest this week is Carey Jenkins, CEO of Substantial, a world-class product development studio, serving a diverse set of clients - from Fortune 50s like Google and Amazon, to emerging start-ups and social impact organizations. She has spent over 18 years leading large interdisciplinary teams and multi-channel projects—and it is my pleasure to introduce to you: Carey Jenkins. On this episode we discuss themes around ethical design, digital optimism, building successful relationships, and...

Duration:00:27:19

The UX of Optimization (w/ Jon MacDonald)

5/26/2020
Jon MacDonald is the founder and President of The Good, a conversion rate optimization firm that has achieved results for some of the largest online brands including Adobe, Nike, Xerox, Verizon, Intel and more. He regularly contributes content on conversion optimization to publications like Entrepreneur and Inc. As President, he has helped lead The Good to become one of Oregon's top 20 fastest growing private companies. Check out The Good here: https://thegood.com/ - Some Experience...

Duration:00:23:53

Alignment and Agility (w/ Jonathan Hensley)

5/19/2020
My guest this week is Jonathan Hensley, an Author, Speaker, Digital Transformation & Product Consultant, and the Co-Founder & CEO at Emerge Interactive where he works with clients to transform business strategies, user needs and new technologies into valuable products and services. Check out Emerge Interactive and grab the free book: https://www.emergeinteractive.com/podcast/ Connect with Jonathan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathonhensley/ - Some Experience Design goodies... Learn...

Duration:00:24:23

Furloughed but Focused (with Brian Sullivan)

5/12/2020
What better way to celebrate the 70th episode than an interview with my Executive Producer, Design Strategist, Teacher, Author, Public Speaker and Founder of the Big Design Conference: Brian Sullivan. On this episode we dive into how to stay creative during quarantine, and how to stay focused and inspired when furloughed (or losing your job). Find Brian on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/briankeithsullivan/ - Some Experience Design goodies: Learn how to get hired as a UX Designer:...

Duration:00:27:33

What Makes a Good UX Designer (w/ Sam Horodezky)

5/5/2020
What makes a good UX designer? What makes a bad UX designer? How might organizations truly become design-oriented? All this and more in this week's episode with my guest Sam Horodezky. Sam is the founder of Strathearn Design. A consultancy that assists businesses in navigating the murky waters of UX. He helps companies have better UX outcomes by providing seasoned advice on areas like hiring, engaging with Design Agencies, and internal DNA change to support a design-oriented...

Duration:00:25:40

UX Writing is Design with Yuval Keshtcher

4/28/2020
UX Writing has over the past couple of years gone from a non-existent term, to top of mind for many products, business and experiences. My guest this week is Yuval Keshtcher, the Founder of UX Writing Hub and the host of the ‘Writers in Tech’ podcast. Find Yuval on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yuvalkesh/ Check out the UX Writing Hub: https://uxwritinghub.com/ _ Some Experience Design goodies: I'm making a course! Learn how to get hired as a UX Designer:...

Duration:00:28:09

Limitless Ideation with Gina Michnowicz

4/21/2020
My guest this week is Gina Michnowicz, the CEO, Executive Creative Director and the Co-Founder of The Craftsman Agency, creating magical moments through bold, experiential and immersive storytelling. On this episode we discuss themes such as: Gina's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gina-gianatasio-michnowicz-987380/ The Craftsman Agency: https://thecraftsmanagency.com/ _ Some Experience Design goodies: I'm making a course! Learn how to get hired as a UX Designer:...

Duration:00:28:24

Digital Trends, Bad Ideas, and Buzzwords (w/ Mike Swartz)

4/14/2020
Howdy friends! I loved this conversation and I think you definitely will as well. Some themes of this episode include: Before starting Upstatement, Mike Swartz worked in newsrooms and magazines such as The Boston Globe and Complex Magazine. He studied Journalism and Advertising Design before leaving for a job as Art Director of the Globe’s Sunday Ideas section, later finishing his degree in Computer Science at Boston University. He taught graphic design at Massachusetts College of Art and...

Duration:00:32:36

Beyond the Prototype (w/ Douglas Ferguson, Voltage Control founder)

4/7/2020
My guest this week is Douglas Ferguson, an entrepreneur and human-centered technologist with over 20 years of experience. He is president of Voltage Control, an Austin-based workshop agency that specializes in Design Sprints and innovation workshops. Prior to Voltage Control, He held CTO positions at numerous Austin startups where he led product and engineering teams using agile, lean, and human-centered design principles. While CTO at Twyla, he worked directly with Google Ventures running...

Duration:00:35:49

Design Entrepreneurship with Mike Janda

3/31/2020
I couldn't be happier to have Mike Janda on the show again. When Mike was first on the podcast, it was episode only episode 23. Now 40 episodes later, there are two major differences for both of us: 1.) This show was still called "the XD Podcast" and has since rebranded to, "Experience Design" 2.) Mike's instagram @morejanda had only 10K followers. Today, his thought leadership, industry veteran insights, and design stewardship have amassed him 125K followers. On this episode we discuss...

Duration:00:32:16

Confessions of Failure (w/ Designer and YouTuber Jesse Showalter)

3/24/2020
This is a really interesting episode for the books! Jesse Showalter is a full-stack designer, founder of Showalter Design Company and recently hit over 100,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel. We talk about work-life balance, focus, living simpler, design and career failures, how to spend your time effectively, and the truth about YouTube subscribers. Check out Jesse’s YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/JesseAtomic __ Don't forget if you are looking to get hired as a...

Duration:00:26:28

Discover Gravity - The Coronavirus Episode

3/17/2020
Well. I have a few episodes in the bank and I could have easily published one of those today, however, I feel like I would be remiss to not address the elephant in the room, rather the elephant in the world right now which is Corona Virus. The CEO of Bottle Rocket, which is where I work, just slacked this little kid bit to us. It is a picture of Isaac Newton. And It reads: In 1665, Isaac Newton had to work from home when the University of Cambridge temporarily closed due to the Bubonic...

Duration:00:11:45

Radical Experimentation (w/ The Participation Agency founder Ruthie Schulder)

3/10/2020
Ruthie Schulder is the co-founder and CEO of The Participation Agency, having worked with brands such as: AirBnb, Soylent, Alienware, Acer, Red Bull, Oreo, Foursquare, Budweiser, Pandora—and this list goes on and on. She is reinventing the agency model and strives to develop radical experiential campaigns with brands as partners, not clients. She was named Inc.’s Millennial CEO Rising Star and one of Adweek's Disruptors. The Participation Agency has won multiple awards and is often name on...

Duration:00:25:33

Burnout (w/ Ram Castillo, founder and host of Giant Thinkers)

3/3/2020
60 episodes! What an honor it is to have Ram Castillo on the podcast this week. He is someone I have followed and admired for years. My Guest this week is an award-winning Design Director, Two Time Author, Blogger, top-ranking Podcaster and international Speaker based in Sydney, Australia. For over 14 years he’s been working for global agencies including Ogilvy & Mather, DDB, JWT and McCann Worldgroup on clients such as Audi, McDonald’s, Qantas, Coca-Cola, Telstra, Google and The Louis...

Duration:00:30:48

Design for Machine Learning (w/ Robert Munro, author of “Human in the Loop Machine Learning”)

2/25/2020
Robert Munro is the author of “Human in the Loop Machine Learning.” He has built Annotation, Active Learning, and machine learning systems with machine learning-focused startups as well as giants like Amazon, Google, IBM, and most major phone manufacturers. If you speak to your phone, if your car parks itself, if your music is tailored to your taste, or if your news articles are recommended for you, then there is a good chance that he contributed to this experience. He holds a PhD from...

Duration:00:22:48

It's Not Who You Meet—It's Who Introduced You (w/ Hustle Matters founder, Aaron Coney)

2/18/2020
Designer, talent manager and founder of Hustle Matters—Aaron Coney specializes in branding, design, celebrity appearances, and apparel for today’s, “Do it yourself” generation. In this episode we discuss: Follow Aaron on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aaron.coney/ Check out Hustle Matters: https://www.instagram.com/HustleMatters/ __ Don't forget if you are looking to get hired as a UX Designer... I'm working on the course just for you. Actually, I'm making the course I wish...

Duration:00:25:03

The Power of Intentionality (w/ TheFutur co-host and Brand Strategist, Melinda Livesy)

2/11/2020
Melinda Livesy is a graphic designer turned brand strategist. She is the co-host of TheFutur, the lead strategist at RadCat Design, and founder of Marks and Maker. In this episode we talk about the importance of intentionality, the difference between being and “order taker” and a strategist, getting “paid to think,” the impact of having a mentor… and of course how she got connected with Chris Do. Check out TheFutur here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheSkoolRocks Follow Melinda on...

Duration:00:23:43

Designing Memorable, Meaningful, and Transformational Experiences (with ‘Designing Experiences’ authors J. Robert Rossman and Mathew Duerden)

2/4/2020
J. Robert Rossman is professor and dean emeritus at the College of Applied Science and Technology at Illinois State University. He is coauthor of Recreation Programming: Designing and Staging Leisure Experiences (eighth edition, 2019). Mathew D. Duerden is associate professor in the department of experience design and management at the Marriott School of Business at Brigham Young University. Together these men wrote the book Designing Experiences — and it is my honor to have them with us...

Duration:00:37:04

Special Announcements?!? Yes, indeed.

1/28/2020
Howdy friends! This week it's just me. I've got some very special announcements for the show and for some things I've been cooking up I think you'll be really jazzed about. First of all, some information on my Imposter Tour... I'll be doing a free live webinar with DesignHill Jan 29th at 8:00am CST! To join in go to this link to claim your spot: http://bit.ly/2sIGxwf I am also so excited and honored to be doing my talk at HOW Design Live this year. The conference will be in Boston, MA May...

Duration:00:07:59

Be a Curious Idiot (w/ Peter Smart, Global Head of Product Design at Fantasy)

1/21/2020
Designers will never be the expert in the room. That’s an interesting pill to swallow, but it couldn’t be more true. We are tasked with working in so many different fields. But what we must bring to the table is our ability to extract insights, gain empathy and facilitate co-creation. Join me for an endlessly fascinating conversation with Peter Smart. Peter leads global design at Fantasy as Managing Partner and Head of Product Design. He's shipped industry-shifting products for the likes...

Duration:00:28:17