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The One UX Design Qualification You Can't Live Without

Posted by Artisan on May 18, 2017 11:01:00 AM

First, let’s be clear. The “U” in UX does not stand for “unicorn.” Although finding a good UX designer may make you feel as if they are just as elusive – and just as cool. UX actually stands for “User Experience.” In today’s digital universe, the UX designer has about two seconds to grab your attention across the web or your phone. The best UX designers can do it – and they find a way to keep you coming back for more.

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Design History: 5 Radical Modernist Works by Dan Friedman

Posted by Tanner Woodford on Apr 25, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Proud Sponsor Alert: Artisan's Chicago office is a proud to be on the list of sponsors for our friends at the Chicago Design Museum. Here's their latest Guest Blog, written by Co-Founder Tanner Woodford.

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Artisan to Co-Host "In-House Perspectives" with AIGA Chicago

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Apr 13, 2017 11:00:00 AM

What happens when your client is your co-worker? In-house brand teams are on the rise and leveraging proximity to positively impact the bottom line.

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Ask A Recruiter: How Do I Make An Online Portfolio?

Posted by Lauren Friesen on Mar 20, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Welcome to our new series Ask a Recruiter! Our Denver Creative Talent Representative Lauren Friesen will be answering your burning questions related to job hunting, resume submission, portfolios and more.

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Artisan Denver to Sponsor: Please Define ..... User Experience Design

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Feb 20, 2017 10:15:00 AM

Artisan's newest office location, Artisan Denver, is proud to be sponsoring its first event with General Assembly Denver! On March 1, 2017, join GA for an evening all about UX.

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Cool Apps for Creatives

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Jan 26, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Attention, creatives! We know a lot of you work on desktops or laptops, but statistics from the B2C Community say that many of you are also spending a lot of time on your handheld devices.

If your New Year’s resolution was to do more, faster, we’ve found some cool tools that may help improve workflows and productivity when you’re away from your primary workspace. These six apps make it a little easier to do more when you’re mobile.

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Secrets the Pros Know About App Building

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Jan 19, 2017 11:01:00 AM

Most new businesses fail. So do a lot of apps. Why? It’s not just about having a cool idea – the steps you take (or don’t take) to go to market are crucial to your success or failure.

We spoke with a software engineering firm, who shared some secrets for the process of building an app. Turns out the idea is key, but the steps that follow are even more important to your new product launch.

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Free Download: Holiday Coloring Book Images

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Dec 22, 2016 11:01:00 AM

Need something to keep your creative juices flowing over the holiday break? Download and print these eight free holiday coloring book images from one of our fabulous Chicago Illustrator talents: Delaney G!

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Unique Christmas Gifts for Creatives

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Dec 15, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Have a creative on your holiday shopping list? Here are some unique Christmas gifts for your creatives. Your friendly Designer/Coder/Copywriter/Marketer buddy is sure to love one of these seven ideas.

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What Does "Full Stack" Mean?

Posted by Kirsten Agnello-Dean on Dec 6, 2016 11:00:00 AM

What does full stack mean? Full stack refers to those elite programmers who have functional knowledge of all of the component parts within software creation. They can work behind the scenes creating some of the powerful code that runs the apps and programs you use every day. But they also work at the front end of the process, evaluating and tweaking the user-friendliness of the software.

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