17 episodes

Join us as we explore the role of design in business, art, and creativity.

Growing Design Ed Orozco

    • Arts

Join us as we explore the role of design in business, art, and creativity.

    #16 – Ross Champan Head of Design at Obodo

    #16 – Ross Champan Head of Design at Obodo

    Ross Chapman is the Head of Design at Obodo.

    In this episode, we talk about using workshops as a way to collaborate with clients and gather feedback, the importance of moving fast in the startup world, and using Airtable to manage your day-to-day operations.

    Ross' newsletter → https://www.linkedin.com/newsletters/product-design-by-ross-chapman-6861746713904889856/

    Obodo's website → https://www.obodo.co.uk/

    The Product Design Podcast by Obodo and Ross → https://open.spotify.com/episode/20E9DA9zY7pZrZ1MsmAeHv?si=MxwejzK8RvahZVxFE-G-ww

    • 50 min
    #15 - The History of UX w/ Jared Spool

    #15 - The History of UX w/ Jared Spool

    I had the honor to chat with Jared Spool, one of the most recognized names in UX. In this episode, Jared walks me through the beginnings of usability and what the early usability tests looked like.

    • 46 min
    #14 – Music & UX w/ Resonant Design

    #14 – Music & UX w/ Resonant Design

    Resonant Design is a Berlin-based design agency specialized in interfaces for music production.
    In this episode, we talk about their product design process, taking inspiration from the physical world, and the advantages of being specialized in a well-defined niche.

    GUESTS
    Simon MartinFabian RufHauke Scholz
    HIGHLIGHTS
    00:00 Intro
    08:00 Starting Company & First Clients
    11:00 Market Research & Validation
    13:00 Desktop Music Production & Hardware
    18:00 Product Design Process
    20:00 Specific Ux Expertise
    25:00 Design & Visual Language
    27:00 Deconstructing The Real World
    30:00 Tools Blenda, Adobe Ai, Figma
    33:00 Sprites
    36:00 Designing For Stage
    40:00 Testing
    48:00 Future Of Ux In Music

    CONTACT
    resonant.designBehanceLinkedIn

    • 58 min
    #13 – Articulating Design Concepts w/ Bao Vo

    #13 – Articulating Design Concepts w/ Bao Vo

    Bao Vo is a musician and visual artist based in Los Angeles, California. In this episode, we talk about the importance of clearly communicating your ideas. Whether as an artist, musician, UX designer, or entrepreneur.

    CONNECT WITH BAO
    heyitsbao.com
    mingping.com
    www.linkedin.com/in/baovocreative

    LISTEN TO THE PODCAST
    Spotify http://spoti.fi/3p0eC1G
    Apple http://apple.co/3jso39b
    Google http://bit.ly/3aNPsOQ

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    CHAPTER MARKERS
    00:00 Intro
    09:45 Ad Agencies & Digital
    19:00 Good Design Is Accessible
    26:00 Attention To Detail
    33:00 Catching Typos. Using Editors
    39:00 Providing Design Feedback. Respect Their Talent, Act As A Partner, Be Concise
    44:00 Explaining Design Concepts To Clients – Connect To What They Care About
    48:00 Be A Better Communicator - Deliver The Key Concepts Firsts
    55:00 How Design And Communication Improves Creative Expression


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    ABOUT
    Welcome to the Growing Design Podcast. A show dedicated to helping you grow as a UX designer.

    I’m your host, Ed Orozco - a designer based in France.
    I write regularly about UX design in my blog
    edorozco.com/blog

    Learn more
    https://www.growingdesignpodcast.com

    • 1 hr 5 min
    #12 – Social Business Development w/ Walker Raigh

    #12 – Social Business Development w/ Walker Raigh

    Walker Raigh is a design director and podcast producer. In our conversation, we talk about the advantages of creating relationships with your prospects to ramp up your business development efforts. 

    Among other things, we talked about networking, the law of reciprocity, and sharing your "secret recipe" with prospects to build relationship leverage. 

    LISTEN TO THE PODCAST
    Spotify http://spoti.fi/3p0eC1G
    Apple http://apple.co/3jso39b
    Google http://bit.ly/3aNPsOQ

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    CHAPTER MARKERS
    00:00 Intro 
    02:00 Story of Agency 
    04:00 Chamber of Commerce Networking and Reciprocity 
    06:00 Give Away Your Recipe and Leverage  
    10:00 Focus on the Good Clients 
    11:00 Format - Very Personal Free Sessions 
    12:00 Packaging Your Expertise  
    14:00 Switching From Advertising and Branding to UX 
    21:00 Message  
    26:00 Client Skipping Research 
    33:00 Building Teams and Design Ops 
    37:00 the One Trait  
    39:00 Interviewing and the School of Life 
    42:00 The Scratch and Sniff Podcast

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    CONNECT WITH WALKER
    https://www.walkerraigh.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/scratchandsniff_podcast

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    ABOUT
    Welcome to the Growing Design Podcast

    Where we help you grow your design agency

    If you want to learn how to 

    - How to price your services
    - How to sell your expertise
    - And how to attract the right type of clients

    You've come to the right place. 

    I’m your host, Ed Orozco 

    Learn more
    https://www.growingdesignpodcast.com

    • 1 hr
    #11 – The 7-Figure Remote Agency w/ Jinny Oh

    #11 – The 7-Figure Remote Agency w/ Jinny Oh

    Jinny Oh is the founder of WANDR, an award-winning, and fully-remote UX design agency.

    CONNECT WITH JINNY
    https://wandr.studio
    https://jinnyoh.com/
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/jinnyohh/

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    ABOUT THE PODCAST
    Welcome to the Growing Design Podcast, where we help you grow your design agency

    If you want to learn how to 

    - How to price your services
    - How to sell your expertise
    - And how to attract the right type of clients

    You've come to the right place. 

    LISTEN TO THE PODCAST
    Spotify http://spoti.fi/3p0eC1G​
    Apple http://apple.co/3jso39b​
    Google http://bit.ly/3aNPsOQ​

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    ABOUT ED
    I'm Ed Orozco. I help UX agencies become more profitable by better pricing their services, streamlining their processes, and selling their expertise. 

    Resources on growing your design agency 
    https://www.edorozco.com/

    • 58 min

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