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Words on design and life by Cassie McDaniel

Mozilla

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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 -

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 -

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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 -

February 26, 2015

Prototyping a new Webmaker Tool

This week the Mozilla Foundation designers gathered in Toronto to both broaden and deepen the realm of possibilities for a new Webmaker tool. We are only little more than halfway through the week and have made exciting strides forward. Monday We brainstormed ideas around “webby”-ness. We wrote our brief – what was the problem we - Read More -

mcdaniel-dribbble
January 23, 2015

Mozilla plays ball

Today, the Mozilla Foundation debuted the team’s dribbble account. We coordinated our shots so that the team page looked … coordinated. It is admittedly weird to use Dribbble — a notoriously closed and sometimes otherwise problematic platform — to start showcasing our work, but this particular solution is a HACK. We intentionally subverted dribbble’s usual - Read More -

creative process
January 8, 2015

Prototyping a new tool

Today I sat on my floor with paper, tape and scissors to explore ideas around a what a new, unified Webmaker tool could look like. I had some thoughts. What user need does a new Webmaker tool address? If good products solve existing pain — and not the pain people don’t yet know they have — - Read More -

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