Digitally Diverse is a weekly podcast hosted by Ellen Bennett, where we do a deep dive into the journeys of the movers and shakers in the design and tech industry.
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Lisa Jacquiot: Product Design Manager at Airwallex
On this episode of Digitally Diverse, host Ellen Bennett talks to Lisa Jacquiot, Product Design Manager at Airwallex. From the vibrant city lights of San Francisco to the serene waters of the Great Barrier Reef, Lisa's journey spans the globe in pursuit of her passions. Her interest in UX design took root at Glassdoor, prompting a mid-career shift. Venturing to Australia for new experiences, she polished her skills at a startup in San Francisco before settling downunder. However, the onset of COVID forced her to adapt once again. Despite the challenges, Lisa found an opportunity and secured her dream role of leading product design for Airwallx. Now based in tropical Cairns, she oversees a distributed team across time zones and discusses the challenges of managing a distributed team.
Kelly Weiss: Senior Product Designer at Salesforce
In this episode we talk to Kelly Weiss, a Senior Product Designer at Salesforce. Kelly has spent half her career working in corporate and half in tech, mostly for startups. We discuss the differences between corporate and start-up work cultures, and Kelly highlights that the main skill you can develop in either is adaptability. We delve into a range of topics including advice on getting started with UX and UI, building creativity into your way of work, creating healthy cultures and more.
Richard Sneesby: Senior Product Designer at Atlassian
Don’t miss our latest episode of Digitally Diverse series with our host Ellen Bennett and our guest Richard Sneesby.
After living in Scandinavia for 10+ years, Richard has had a unique journey to his current role of Senior Product Designer at Atlassian. He and Ellen chat about how this has impacted his career, his outlook on remote working, and how he views his craft.
He embodies the phrase “Everything is design when you look at it in a certain way.” We hope you enjoy the episode!
Leanora Horne: Software Product Delivery Manager at Bradken
Don’t miss our latest episode of Digitally Diverse series with our host Ellen Bennett and guest for this episode Leanora Horne, Software Product Delivery Manager at Bradken.
Leanora is the ultimate career chameleon. Her journey from starting as a TV presenter to now making waves in the corporate tech scene has been turbulent and full of speed bumps. However, this struggle ultimately led her to discover her true passion in entrepreneurship and digital product development.
So, take a page out of Leanora’s book and embrace the mess - you never know where it might lead you. We hope you enjoy the episode!
Tricia Martin: Founder of Virtual Intern
Welcome to the first episode of our Digitally Diverse series with our host Ellen Bennet, UX & Design Recruiter at NTP/RTP. This series is a deep dive into the careers of some inspiring people within the Australian digital and technology industry.
On this episode we interview Tricia Martin Founder of Virtual Intern. We find out about Tricia’s career to date, her experience as a female founder, interesting projects she has been involved in and the idea behind coffee with purpose. We hope you enjoy the interview!
Liz Niland: Product Manager at nib
Liz shares how her team have managed to grow, collaborate and thrive remotely and the practices that they have developed to build their team culture.
Hope you enjoy the episode!