When Buffer released how much they pay their staff a couple months ago, I got a little nervous. Other than the fact that I make half of what Joel (their CEO) makes every year, they hire staff for positions similar to ours and pay them $12,000 – $20,000/year more than we do. We don’t make…
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The tech industry is huge. Our team and our clients have no shortage of design agencies to choose from. There’s incredible competition between companies to offer more benefits and higher salaries, but also reduce rates to a level that can’t afford the best people. To truly set yourself apart in our industry, you have to…
To avoid the confusion caused by conflicting terminology and unclear roles, we use storytelling as a tool in our design process. What we’ve found is that including storytelling in our mockups improves the communication between us and our clients.
Hiring isn’t just about bottom lines and getting work done, it’s about raising the bar in your work and maintaining trust with your clientele.
I love Atlanta. Whether it be the amazing selection of food, the well-groomed and stylish hipsters it seems to keep, or simply because most of our clients are based out of there, Atlanta consistently keeps the traveller in me content for the rest of the year.
We’re looking for a new team member that’ll help us out with designing awesome user experiences. If you or someone you know is as good at UX/design as they are at working with a small team with amazing clients, apply today!
About once a year, some of The Phuse team flies down to Atlanta, GA to do a meet-and-greet with our clients and colleagues. That time is now, so read on to learn about the events we’re attending and sponsoring while we’re there.
To build applications quickly and effectively we have to take a lean approach and focus on the MVP. James discusses how to get your clients to think in MVPs, too.
An iterative process isn’t confined to design. It moves beyond that to encompass everything we do as a business.
We’re looking for a new team member that’ll help us out with developing our designs. If you or someone you know is as good at HTML/CSS as they are at working with a small team with amazing clients, apply today!