It's A Good Time To Be You

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A talk from WebVisions NYC, January 2012 about the current state of UX/Design and why this is such a great time to be in this field.

A talk from WebVisions NYC, January 2012 about the current state of UX/Design and why this is such a great time to be in this field.

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  • 1. It s A Good Time To Be You Image Source © Time Inc.Russ Unger ¦ @russu ¦ WebVisions NYC ¦ #goodtime
  • 2. #goodtime ¦ @russuLet s Talk About You (I talk about me a lot, anyway)
  • 3. #goodtime ¦ @russuSomething Something About Titles Image Source © Time Inc.
  • 4. #goodtime ¦ @russuSomething Something About TitlesInformation Architect ResearcherInteraction Designer Content StrategistUser Experience Designer Usability EngineerCreative/Art Director (Viz Des) UI Designer / DeveloperDeveloper / Engineer Business AnalystSomething Agile Technical ArchitectQuality Assurance Database Something Image Source © Time Inc.
  • 5. #goodtime ¦ @russuSo, Tell Me... Video Source © My iPhone
  • 6. #goodtime ¦ @russuDTDT: It s Not Getting ANY Easier!
  • 7. #goodtime ¦ @russuDTDT: It s Not Getting ANY Easier!So, seriously, stop trying to Define The Damn Thing.
  • 8. #goodtime ¦ @russuAsk Your Boss: Image Source © Time Inc.
  • 9. #goodtime ¦ @russuAsk Your Boss: What is my career path? (Maybe Refresh Your Resume First) Image Source © Time Inc.
  • 10. #goodtime ¦ @russuWhat Would They Be?If Adaptive Path didn t exist? Image Source: adaptivepath.com
  • 11. #goodtime ¦ @russuWhat Would They Be?If Adaptive Path didn t exist? If Happy Cog didn t exist? Image Source: adaptivepath.com Image Source: zeldman.com
  • 12. #goodtime ¦ @russuWhat Would They Be?If Adaptive Path didn t exist? If Happy Cog didn t exist? If UIE didn t exist? Image Source: adaptivepath.com Image Source: zeldman.com Image Source: Flickr.com ¦ LocalCelebrity
  • 13. #goodtime ¦ @russuMy Hero (Part 1) Video Source © My iPhone
  • 14. #goodtime ¦ @russuIt is a Good Time to Be You.
  • 15. #goodtime ¦ @russuIt is a Good Time to Be You. Because we get to figure all of this out! (Monkey-style)
  • 16. #goodtime ¦ @russuBack to Definitions for a Moment (Oh, $#*@!!!)
  • 17. #goodtime ¦ @russuDo We All Remember This?
  • 18. #goodtime ¦ @russuDo We All Remember This? But... Was He Wrong?
  • 19. #goodtime ¦ @russuDo We All Remember This? But... Was He Wrong?
  • 20. #goodtime ¦ @russuSpeaking of Bullshit...
  • 21. #goodtime ¦ @russuSpeaking of Bullshit... The Best UX != The Person on Twitter Who Types #UX the Most Oops.
  • 22. #goodtime ¦ @russuMark Your Calendars
  • 23. #goodtime ¦ @russuMark Your Calendars Was He Wrong?
  • 24. #goodtime ¦ @russuMark Your Calendars Was He Wrong? 3-5 days
  • 25. #goodtime ¦ @russuMy Hero (Part 2)
  • 26. #goodtime ¦ @russuMy Hero (Part 2) Was He Wrong?
  • 27. #goodtime ¦ @russuMy Hero (Part 3) The most important thing is: You never define yourself, or a practice, by what you do.
  • 28. #goodtime ¦ @russuMy Hero (Part 3) The most important thing is: You never define yourself, or a practice, by what you do. (I kind of think she s right)
  • 29. #goodtime ¦ @russuTools. Belt.
  • 30. #goodtime ¦ @russu Tools. Belt.You Are Greater Than the Sum of Those Parts.
  • 31. #goodtime ¦ @russuOf Unicorns and Job Descriptions
  • 32. #goodtime ¦ @russuOf Unicorns and Job Descriptions
  • 33. #goodtime ¦ @russuOf Unicorns and Job Descriptions
  • 34. #goodtime ¦ @russuOf Unicorns and Job Descriptions
  • 35. #goodtime ¦ @russuOf Unicorns and Job Descriptions Can’t win them all...
  • 36. #goodtime ¦ @russuOf Unicorns and Job Descriptions Can’t win them all... Wait. What?
  • 37. #goodtime ¦ @russuOf Unicorns and Job Descriptions Can’t win them all... Wait. What? All the difference in the world!
  • 38. #goodtime ¦ @russuOf People. With a Horn.
  • 39. #goodtime ¦ @russuOf People. With a Horn.
  • 40. #goodtime ¦ @russuHow Many of Us Want To...Work on a Mobile Project?Be a Part of the Research for a Project?Have Mad Skills in HTML5?CSS3?Responsive Design?
  • 41. #goodtime ¦ @russuFind the Overlap
  • 42. #goodtime ¦ @russuFind the Overlap
  • 43. #goodtime ¦ @russuFind the Overlap
  • 44. #goodtime ¦ @russuIt is a Good Time to Be You.
  • 45. #goodtime ¦ @russu It is a Good Time to Be You.We have all the talent to do the stuff ahead of us.
  • 46. #goodtime ¦ @russu It is a Good Time to Be You.We have all the talent to do the stuff ahead of us. Even if we have to fake it.
  • 47. #goodtime ¦ @russuAbout Faking It... (Until you re...)
  • 48. #goodtime ¦ @russuTraining? Image Source : My Work
  • 49. #goodtime ¦ @russuTraining? Image Source : My Work
  • 50. #goodtime ¦ @russuFormal Training? Image Source : Wikipedia
  • 51. #goodtime ¦ @russuFormal Training? They Dropped-Out of College! Image Source : Wikipedia
  • 52. #goodtime ¦ @russuMy Hero (Part 4) I ve realized that almost everyone is a fraud, so I don t feel that bad about it.
  • 53. #goodtime ¦ @russuWe re NOT Fakes. We re NOT Frauds.
  • 54. #goodtime ¦ @russuWe re NOT Fakes. We re NOT Frauds. We are Hackers.And That, My Friends, That s Something to Be Proud Of.
  • 55. #goodtime ¦ @russuA Guy I Know We have the talent (in this room) to solve problems that have not even been created yet.
  • 56. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers
  • 57. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Video Source © The Muppet Movie
  • 58. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Image Source: Who Was Jim Henson
  • 59. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Image Source: Who Was Jim Henson
  • 60. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Image Source: Who Was Jim Henson
  • 61. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Ladies & Gentlemen: Mr. Jim Henson Image Source: Who Was Jim Henson
  • 62. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Image Source: noldus.com
  • 63. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers $3,000.00Bernard Tyers Belén Barros Penahttp://www.diymobileusabilitytesting.net/ Image Source: noldus.com
  • 64. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Image Source: Me
  • 65. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Nine Dollars. Nine Minutes. Image Source: Me
  • 66. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Image Source: Cinefex Magazine ¦ Don Shay Publications ¦ 1983
  • 67. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Image Source: If Chins Could Kill by Bruce Campbell Image Source: Cinefex Magazine ¦ Don Shay Publications ¦ 1983
  • 68. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Image Source: If Chins Could Kill by Bruce Campbell Image Source: Cinefex Magazine ¦ Don Shay Publications ¦ 1983
  • 69. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Image Source: If Chins Could Kill by Bruce Campbell Image Source: Cinefex Magazine ¦ Don Shay Publications ¦ 1983
  • 70. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Image Source: If Chins Could Kill by Bruce Campbell Image Source: Cinefex Magazine ¦ Don Shay Publications ¦ 1983
  • 71. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Image Source: If Chins Could Kill by Bruce Campbell Image Source: Cinefex Magazine ¦ Don Shay Publications ¦ 1983
  • 72. #goodtime ¦ @russuMy Hero (Part 5) The number one rule of the B (movie) Jungle is: When in doubt, make it up as you go along.
  • 73. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers Images Source: kanekramer.com
  • 74. #goodtime ¦ @russuHackers
  • 75. #goodtime ¦ @russuIt is a Good Time to Be You.
  • 76. #goodtime ¦ @russuIt is a Good Time to Be You. You can say, I m a Hacker!
  • 77. #goodtime ¦ @russuCaring is SharingWait. Or is it Sharing is Caring?
  • 78. #goodtime ¦ @russuGet Them to Care Video Source © The Right Stuff
  • 79. #goodtime ¦ @russuMy Hero (Part 6) Each One Teach One.
  • 80. #goodtime ¦ @russuSpeaking of Caring... Image Source © Time Inc.
  • 81. #goodtime ¦ @russuSpeaking of Caring... Image Source © Mentor.im
  • 82. #goodtime ¦ @russuIt is a Good Time to Be You.
  • 83. #goodtime ¦ @russu GreatIt is a Good Time to Be You. You can say, I m a Mentor!
  • 84. #goodtime ¦ @russuIt IS a Great Time to Be You(But How Come So Many People Still Aren t Happy?)
  • 85. #goodtime ¦ @russuYou re in UX or Learning It Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/magia3e/2418154046/
  • 86. #goodtime ¦ @russuOpportunities Abound, Unicorns Image Source: Krop.com
  • 87. #goodtime ¦ @russuOpportunities Abound, Unicorns Image Source: Krop.com
  • 88. #goodtime ¦ @russuLow Barrier to Entry Image Source © Time Inc.
  • 89. #goodtime ¦ @russuYour Steak: We Will Not Cut It For You.
  • 90. #goodtime ¦ @russuYour Steak: We Will Not Cut It For You. Don t Be Afraid to Ask Questions.
  • 91. #goodtime ¦ @russuYour Steak: We Will Not Cut It For You. Don t Be Afraid to Ask Questions. Don t Be Afraid to Go Off & Learn on Your Own.
  • 92. #goodtime ¦ @russuYour Steak: We Will Not Cut It For You. Don t Be Afraid to Ask Questions. Don t Be Afraid to Go Off & Learn on Your Own. Don t Be Afraid to Try Something New.
  • 93. #goodtime ¦ @russuYour Steak: We Will Not Cut It For You. Don t Be Afraid to Ask Questions. Don t Be Afraid to Go Off & Learn on Your Own. Don t Be Afraid to Try Something New. Don t Be Afraid.
  • 94. #goodtime ¦ @russuEverything is Amazing. Be Happy. Video Source © The Right Stuff
  • 95. #goodtime ¦ @russuIt is a Good Time to Be You.
  • 96. #goodtime ¦ @russuIt is a Good Time to Be You. UX is Kinda Hot.
  • 97. #goodtime ¦ @russuThat s Enough, Russ Unger Thanks for Sharing. Now: So What?
  • 98. #goodtime ¦ @russuThere s a New UX in Town.
  • 99. #goodtime ¦ @russuThere s a New UX in Town. Quick to the Point. No Faking.
  • 100. #goodtime ¦ @russu#Waterfall UX Image Source © A Project Guide to UX Design ¦ Unger & Chandler
  • 101. #goodtime ¦ @russu#AgileUX Image Source © A Project Guide to UX Design ¦ Unger & Chandler
  • 102. #goodtime ¦ @russu#LeanUX Image Source: Smashing Magazine ¦ Jeff Gothelf
  • 103. #goodtime ¦ @russu#UXShoes Image Source: Dan Willis ¦ @uxcrank
  • 104. #goodtime ¦ @russuImage Source © Time Inc.
  • 105. #goodtime ¦ @russu#IceUXWord To Your Mother. Image Source © Time Inc.
  • 106. #goodtime ¦ @russuIce: Visionary? When Im in Miami, I think about the city s heyday in pop culture, during the mid- to late 1980s. And when I think about the music from that time, I think about Vanilla Ice. Mr. Ice was a social business visionary.Quote Source: http://beingpeterkim.com/2011/04/vanilla-ice.html Image Source © beingpeterkim.com
  • 107. #goodtime ¦ @russuIt is a Good Time to Be You.
  • 108. #goodtime ¦ @russuIt is a Good Time to Be You. Ice Ice Baby.
  • 109. #goodtime ¦ @russuSo What?You are Not Your Job TitleYou are as Much of a Unicorn as You Want to BeYou are HackersYou are MentorsYou are ProtegesYou are Conducted and Formed; A Hell of a Concept Image Source © Time Inc.
  • 110. #goodtime ¦ @russuYou are Living in a Good Time to Be You
  • 111. #goodtime ¦ @russuYou are Living in a Good Time to Be You I Can t Wait to See What You Can Do
  • 112. Thank You! Image Source © Time Inc.Russ Unger ¦ @russu ¦ WebVisions NYC ¦ #goodtime