Hanna brings an obsession for organization and a commitment to delivering on time and on budget. She's the first person many new clients meet, drafting custom scopes of work and project schedules, and she extend her involvement with continuous touch points throughout the lifetime of a project to ensure that expectations are met (and exceeded!)
Prior to Slide UX, Hanna worked in software sales, events, and project management. She has lived in a variety of interesting places ranging from Alaska to St. John.
Since joining Slide UX, Hanna has spearheaded a process standardization program which has yielded significant efficiency gains for the organization. She has also on-boarded over 17 awesome new customers - leading to a 25% year over year top-line growth since she started.
In her spare time, Hanna enjoys long walks on the beach, puppies, and gardening. She also enjoys spending time with her growing family and two dogs.
For UX designers just starting out, narrow your focus and develop your pitch to prospective employers. Analyze the UX work you've done so far with this 8 step self-assessment guide. Use our handy Google Doc to get you started.
Improv can sharpen communication skills, creativity, and presentation skills. It also improves teamwork and helps to create a positive work environment. Here are some practical tips we took away from our team's improv training.
We’re proud of the team members that make up Slide UX and want to give you a chance to meet them. Our Meet a Slider series continues with a profile of Lindsay Winters, a user experience designer who specializes in interactive & visual design - not to mention, damn good note taking during usability.
In a session All Things Open 2016 in Raleigh, NC, Erin shared specifics on how to spin up quick and inexpensive mobile usability tests that your entire team can watch in real time. She covered recruiting and schedule, streaming and recording, fielding real-time observations from the team, and turning around an analysis within hours or days instead of weeks. Attendees learned how, with a minimal upfront investment, their teams can fulfill the Agile/Lean vision of continuous, user-centered improvement.
Prior to joining Slide UX, Chad co-founded Smith & Robot, a creative technology agency building digital-first brands for ThoughtWorks and National Instruments. Prior to Smith & Robot, he was VP, Group Creative Director at T3. We were thrilled to announce that he joined the team in 2015. With his expertise, our capabilities expanded into brand development and concepting.
Learn how to use Axure to produce rapid prototypes that seem more like a finished product. You can allow users to input data, carry user data from one screen to another, or do different things depending on conditions you set.
Once you've engaged a UX partner, it's time to organize your own team. A well-chosen group of internal stakeholders will build a productive agency relationship that yields great results. Here's how
Megan is our team's go-to for user research. When she's not in the field talking to users, she's either resolving usability problems through interaction design, or she's talking about how much she loves her cat. Get to know what Megan thinks about the UX field and working at Slide UX.
Diary studies are a useful and often inexpensive research tool for learning how customers actually feel about — and use — your product.
How can I grow my customer base? What’s the trick to retaining new users?
These are two of the questions most commonly asked by our startup clients. There isn't a one-size-fits-all solution but, Kenneth Berger, a former Project Manager at Slack, shared a few road-tested tips at a recent Product Austin event