Rich McCoy unpacks some formative experiences from the Kalahari Desert, how we can conquer our creative fears, and why designing lean creates value faster.
- How has growing up in the Kalahari Desert shaped you?
- What does it mean to “get primal” with design?
- How do we get over our fear of showing our work?
- What are some clues that product teams are out of alignment?
- How has Dyslexia influenced your creative practice?
Who is Rich McCoy?
Rich is the Design Lead on Flying Blue, the loyalty rewards programme for KLM & Air France. Currently he’s managing to do that role working remotely, from the confines of a cupboard underneath a flight of stairs in New Zealand.
Before KLM & Air France, Rich was a Senior Manager of Design at Nationwide Building Society, in the United Kingdom. He also spent a number of years at Trade Me, New Zealand’s version of eBay, where he was a Design Lead responsible for the creative wellbeing of 13 other designers.
Rich also runs a coaching and mentoring practice for other creatives, and is a very talented and established Fine Artist, working through photography, sculpture, paint and digital mediums.
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Host: Brendan Jarvis