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Words on design and life by Cassie McDaniel

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mofo-design-2015
February 10, 2016

Design at Mozilla Foundation 2015/2016

2015 saw the design team at Mozilla Foundation grow and change in many ways. There are many wins to celebrate from the past year, but this post isn’t just about wins. It’s also about taking a good, honest look at where we have room to improve. I love the design team and think the world - Read More -

Group hug while others stand to the side
August 14, 2015

That’s a Great Question

When someone says, “That’s a great question!” several things happen. The person who asked the question feels good. The person responding gets a moment to think about their answer. Others in the room who had the same question feel either relieved they’re not the only one with this question or disappointed they didn’t ask first. - Read More -

net-hands
August 14, 2015

Skills not talent

Probably your whole life has been centered around pursuing what comes naturally to you. Mine has. We are encouraged as kids to forge career paths around whatever it is we are good at. That’s a fine thing, but the emphasis is wrong – don’t do things because they are easy, do them because they are meaningful. - Read More -

July 3, 2015

Not Brave Enough for the Internet

I try not to squeeze my eyes shut in real life but lately the sheer amount of suffering, how deep and wide its reach, how much at the surface of our lives it is, how personal and abstract, how very real it seems, how both unstoppable and sadly stoppable it is at the same time, - Read More -

June 19, 2015

Meet your friendly neighborhood designers

This week I am sharing a series of posts to reach design candidates in far-flung corners of the Internet to fill this UX/UI designer role at Mozilla Foundation, and to improve the quality of design candidates everywhere! Check this post for a listing of all the topics as I post them. Next week all of - Read More -

June 18, 2015

Frequently Asked Interview Questions

This week I am sharing a series of posts to reach design candidates in far-flung corners of the Internet to fill this UX/UI designer role at Mozilla Foundation, and to improve the quality of design candidates everywhere! Check this post for a listing of all the topics as I post them. Preparing for an interview - Read More -

June 17, 2015

Oh-Portfoli-Oh

This week I am sharing a series of posts to reach design candidates in far-flung corners of the Internet to fill this UX/UI designer role at Mozilla Foundation, and to improve the quality of design candidates everywhere! Check this post for a listing of all the topics as I post them. I set out to - Read More -

June 16, 2015

Don’t tell me everything (advice for cover letters)

This week I am sharing a series of posts to reach design candidates in far-flung corners of the Internet to fill this UX/UI designer role at Mozilla Foundation, and to improve the quality of design candidates everywhere! Check this post for a listing of all the topics as I post them. Time I spend looking - Read More -

01b-hiring-process
June 15, 2015

Design Hiring Process

This week I am sharing a series of posts to reach design candidates in far-flung corners of the Internet to fill this UX/UI designer role at Mozilla Foundation, and to improve the quality of design candidates everywhere! Check this post for a listing of all the topics as I post them. First: a warning. Everything - Read More -

Mozilla design team
June 14, 2015

Designers, get hired

(I’m looking for you) Tldr; Every day next week starting tomorrow I will share a series of posts about hiring and getting hired to distill some mystery around filling this UX/UI designer role at the Mozilla Foundation. If you’re interested in the position (our team is amazing!) apply at that link or simply email me - Read More -

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