8 episodes

A weekly podcast about web design and development with a little zest from James Q Quick and Amy Dutton.

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    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

A weekly podcast about web design and development with a little zest from James Q Quick and Amy Dutton.

    7 | Freelancing (Part 2) :: Journey Maps, Accounting, Contracts, LLCs, and Insurance

    7 | Freelancing (Part 2) :: Journey Maps, Accounting, Contracts, LLCs, and Insurance

    Amy and James finish their discussion on freelancing in part 2. This episode covers journey maps, project discovery, vetting clients, submitting estimates and contracts, project management, finances, and business insurance.

    • 40 min
    6 | Freelancing (Part 1) :: Finding Clients, Planning Projects, and Charging

    6 | Freelancing (Part 1) :: Finding Clients, Planning Projects, and Charging

    In this episode, Amy and James talk about freelancing -- finding the right clients, thoughts on Fivrr and Upwork, planning projects, scope creep, road mapping, time tracking, talking about budgets, charging, and late changes to a project.

    • 37 min
    5 | How Do You Start a New Design Project?

    5 | How Do You Start a New Design Project?

    In this episode, Amy and James talk about the best methods and tools for starting a new design project. Topics include asking the right questions, doing visual research, creating mood boards and wireframes, and getting all the pieces in place.

    • 31 min
    4 | What Stack Should You Use on a New Dev Project in 2021?

    4 | What Stack Should You Use on a New Dev Project in 2021?

    James and Amy discuss different categories of sites and the best tools and tech stacks to reach for. Categories include brochure and marketing sites, eCommerce, Applications, and Membership sites.

    • 39 min
    3 | The Tech Behind the Compressed.fm Site

    3 | The Tech Behind the Compressed.fm Site

    Amy and James walk through the tech behind Compressed.fm and some of the unique challenges they faced when building the site.

    • 35 min
    2 | Amy Dutton's Origin Story

    2 | Amy Dutton's Origin Story

    Amy Dutton shares how she got started in tech by building the original Giphy over 20 years ago. She talks about how she navigated some of her career decisions, ultimately landing a full-time job after seven years of doing freelance full-time.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Camm_Dev ,

Lots to Learn!

This podcast is great! Learned a ton about the tech behind their site, how to get started on a project and even how to choose a stack. They went over a lot of technologies that I am excited to use in my projects! Give them a listen, it’s definitely worth it for all web devs!

tyrarrish ,

Big fan of Amy and James!

These two are experts in their craft. So much to learn from them. Grateful they are sharing!

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