52 – Love What You Do & Socialize Your Work with Product Designer Brendan Kearns

In this episode we employ telephony to communicate across the pond with Brendan Kearns, a Product Designer at InVisionApp and an Awwwards Judge. We explore some of his international work experience in places like London, Melbourne, and San Francisco and chat about his new role at InVisionApp. We talk about freelance and the value of a portfolio versus simply socializing your current work. There is also a dive into Brendan’s involvement in General Assembly as a User Experience & Product Design Instructor. We’ll also learn how an owl brought Brendan a letter from Hogwarts and he magically became an Awwwards Judge …And Bob Dumbledore’s your uncle.

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38 – A Well-animated Web is the Future, with Engineer at CodePen Rachel Smith

In this episode we talk with Engineer at CodePen, Rachel Smith. We review her career path and discover why she came to the trend-setting global metropolis that is known as “LA-LA Land”. We also discuss the what, when and why of animation technology and explore the question of JS vs CSS, and/or WebGL vs Canvas. We also shine some light on the new features of an upcoming super secret CodePen project. We’ll then answer the eternal question of ephemeral reflection: “how do we live in a post-leggings addicted world?”.

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34 – How a Developer Advocate Opens a Brewery, with Brew Wizard Jeff Douglas

In this episode we talk to Trailhead Developer Advocate at Salesforce, Jeff Douglas. We discuss Jeff’s nationwide family road trip/Brewery Tour and identify how that research evolved into his newest entrepreneurial venture of the 3 Keys Brewing & Eatery. We ask Jeff the why, what, where and how of opening a brewery and review the financial and bureaucratic challenges that jacket such an endeavor. We also talk a bit about how beer quite literally saved the world, and how that might be the reason for Pokemon madness.

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