UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 94: Optimizing Processes in a UX Team with Kurt Schmidt

Portrait of Kurt Schmidt

Building a product is never a simple linear process, not to mention processes in large UX teams. Our guest today is Kurt Shmidt, the president of Foundry and host of The Schmidt List podcast. You’ll learn what makes a good design team, what tools and methods are available, how to distribute tasks and make smooth transitions between different project stages.

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Show Notes

  • Foundry — Kurt’s agency we’re talking about
  • The Schmidt List — Kurt’s podcast
  • Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, InVision, Adobe XD — tools for prototyping and UI/UX design
  • ADA Compliance — standards for accessible design
  • ZURB Foundation — a famous framework originating from an agency
  • Aha!, Trello, Jira, Slack — tools for product & project management
  • Follow Kurt on LinkedIn
  • Follow Kurt on Twitter: @KRTS

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