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Unconference by Design + Diversity

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Unconference, is a Design + Diversity Podcast about diversity, design, and the marriage in between. Where we chat about Design + Diversity and all the things related. Whether you are a designer or a design hobbyist, in many of its adjacent or subfields, we’re here to break down all of the details and solve the hard problems with you.Unconference Podcast by Design + Diversity was formally the Design + Diversity Podcast, which has been rebranded to meet listeners on the go. The podcast serves as an extension of the conference in the form of content and topics. Through this podcast, we explore a broad range of issues in many of designs’ subfields that we are unable to explore during the conference. Architecture Design, Fashion Design, Sound Design, Social Justice, Urban Development, Technology, etc. are all areas in which we seek to understand and solve problems.

Unconference, is a Design + Diversity Podcast about diversity, design, and the marriage in between. Where we chat about Design + Diversity and all the things related. Whether you are a designer or a design hobbyist, in many of its adjacent or subfields, we’re here to break down all of the details and solve the hard problems with you.Unconference Podcast by Design + Diversity was formally the Design + Diversity Podcast, which has been rebranded to meet listeners on the go. The podcast serves as an extension of the conference in the form of content and topics. Through this podcast, we explore a broad range of issues in many of designs’ subfields that we are unable to explore during the conference. Architecture Design, Fashion Design, Sound Design, Social Justice, Urban Development, Technology, etc. are all areas in which we seek to understand and solve problems.

Location:

United States

Description:

Unconference, is a Design + Diversity Podcast about diversity, design, and the marriage in between. Where we chat about Design + Diversity and all the things related. Whether you are a designer or a design hobbyist, in many of its adjacent or subfields, we’re here to break down all of the details and solve the hard problems with you.Unconference Podcast by Design + Diversity was formally the Design + Diversity Podcast, which has been rebranded to meet listeners on the go. The podcast serves as an extension of the conference in the form of content and topics. Through this podcast, we explore a broad range of issues in many of designs’ subfields that we are unable to explore during the conference. Architecture Design, Fashion Design, Sound Design, Social Justice, Urban Development, Technology, etc. are all areas in which we seek to understand and solve problems.

Language:

English


Episodes

First Black CEO of AIGA Bennie F. Johnson

5/3/2021
Bennie F. Johnson is the Executive Director of AIGA, the professional association for design. Bennie thrives on the connections between marketing, technology, education, and innovation. With experience in strategic and consumer marketing, brand management, and innovation management, he is drawn to opportunities that allow him to lead and create new modes for business engagement. He has broad experience growing brands, businesses, and organizations with a special focus on venture launch and...

Duration:00:58:36

Women in Leadership with Kate Chadha

3/14/2021
Today we talked to Kate Chadha Co-Director of the User Experience Practice at World Wide Technology. From women in leadership to accessibility we touched on a wide range of topics around her growth and career.

Duration:00:26:34

Accessibility Design with Lee Essner

3/13/2021
Lee Essner is a UX Lead Designer and Principal Consultant, Accessibility, at World Wide Technology. Based in St. Louis, MO, Essner received a BFA in graphic design from Maryville University, where he also played baseball, earning First Team All-Conference honors. Beginning his career working in advertising for clients such as Anheuser-Busch, Coca-Cola, and Enterprise, Essner shifted to product design in 2014 by joining Asynchrony (now World Wide Technology). At WWT, Essner developed a...

Duration:00:23:08

Indigenous + Diversity with Sadie Red Wing

9/24/2020
Sadie Red Wing is a Lakota graphic designer and advocate from the Spirit Lake Nation of Fort Totten, North Dakota. Red Wing earned her BFA in New Media Arts and Interactive Design at the Institute of American Indian Arts. She received her Master of Graphic Design from North Carolina State University. Previously, Red Wing introduced courses such as Intro to Visual Sovereignty, Inclusive Art & Design, and Indigenous Perspective in Visual Communication at the University of Redlands, as well as...

Duration:00:52:14

Social Justice with De Nichols

8/22/2020
De Nichols is a designer, activist, social entrepreneur, and lecturer addressing racial inequities within the built environment through the production of interactive art experiences, digital media, and social interventions. Today our host Tim Hykes sat down with long time friend De to learn more about her and talk about Social Justice, her book Design as Protest, and her many other design projects.

Duration:00:30:07

Part 1: Blind Portfolio Hiring

8/19/2020
In this episode, we explore a question posed about blind hiring and whether or not it could work for hiring designers. Blind hiring was first seen back in the 1950s as symphony orchestras migrated from solo conductor selection to blind auditions in three rounds: preliminary, semi-final, and final. This change resulted in a 30% increase in female musicians being selected. In correlations, if we take that same idea and focus on the person’s portfolio and remove all related identification and...

Duration:00:08:04

Unconference by Design + Diversity

8/19/2020
Design + Diversity is happy to debut Unconference Podcast by Design + Diversity featuring host Tim Hykes. This podcast will serve as our new additional content that will focus on a broad range of issues involving design and many of it’s adjacent and subfields. Host Tim Hykes Hykes is a UX Consultant at World Wide Technology. Throughout the year, he works with many organizations as a consultant for their UX needs. As he works to help companies build frictionless software, he able to learn...

Duration:00:14:30