Posts (6) in ux:

Atomic Architecture

Atomic design has a lot of strong proponents in the community and a lot of information is readily available. There is less information around how to write and structure modular code around the same pattern; it seems to me this is something a UX or design team will pick up and force their developers to find a way to make it work. In our case everyone is onboard and we want to make sure everything needed by an atom, organism, or template lives side by side. We took a few weeks to create some proof of concepts based on React, came close to breaking some promises we made to our UXers, and have arrived at a structure I call Atomic Architecture. Read more

Yo Dawg, I Heard You Like Blogs

When the team was getting together initially to talk about a blog redesign, three notions stood out as being most important: responsiveness, faster load time, and a join/login flow that was better integrated with the mothership. And so, when we finally started digging into (what was then) the blog’s current... Read more

UX Strat Review

This is a summary of my experience at UX Strat in Boulder (September 7-9). I registered as a volunteer since Boulder is so near to Denver, and hey it turns out they needed people. We got to work with students from BDW and share our "expertise" with Illustrator, while picking... Read more

What's my vector, Victor?

Why Vector? New devices, screens, and HDMI dongles emerge everyday that change the way we communicate our brand with our members. As a UX Engineer, I’m constantly looking for new ways to deliver graphical assets quickly and precisely (i.e. pixel perfect) across this evolving ecosystem. One of our favorite ways... Read more

Never Forget: UX and The Internal Customer

Craftsy’s ecommerce store started out selling flash deals on yarn and fabric. Within a year, that evolved into a full fledged ecommerce experience built off the original flash deal code for merchandising and creating items on the site. Along with the evolution of the customer facing storefront, the admin area... Read more

Create an SVG Animation Using CSS

Create a fun, engaging Einstein svg animation using css. Read more