58 min

Rich McCoy Brave UX with Brendan Jarvis

    • Design

Rich McCoy unpacks some formative experiences from the Kalahari Desert, how we can conquer our creative fears, and why designing lean creates value faster. 


Highlights include:


- 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? 


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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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Find Rich here:


Website: https://www.mccoy.co.uk/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richardmccoy/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/McCoyDigital
Artwork: https://www.mccoy.co.uk/artist.php
Mentoring: https://www.mccoy.co.uk/creativementor.php


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Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thespaceinbetw__n/ 


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Host: Brendan Jarvis
https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendanjarvis/

Rich McCoy unpacks some formative experiences from the Kalahari Desert, how we can conquer our creative fears, and why designing lean creates value faster. 


Highlights include:


- 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? 


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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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Find Rich here:


Website: https://www.mccoy.co.uk/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richardmccoy/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/McCoyDigital
Artwork: https://www.mccoy.co.uk/artist.php
Mentoring: https://www.mccoy.co.uk/creativementor.php


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Thank you for tuning in! If you liked what you heard and want to support the show, please leave a review on Apple Podcasts (or wherever you listen).


Follow us on our other social channels for more great Brave UX content!


YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/TheSpaceInBetween/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-space-in-between/ 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thespaceinbetw__n/ 


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Host: Brendan Jarvis
https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendanjarvis/

58 min