Since 2019 I've been writing articles on Medium. Most of my pieces are focused on design and productivity but I've also branched out into things like front end development.
You can read all of my articles at amymrogers.medium.com
What designers actually need to know about coding
Between our designs being approved and developers showing us the final product, there's a lot of processes. To build a design, developers have to dissect the components to understand how to put it back together. They think in different ways to us. But it doesn't mean we can't communicate with them.
Why your design system needs its own Sketch plugin
What designers can learn from React Native
How to create powerful personas
Making a persona is usually just a part of the "process", an item on a UX checklist. An obligation. I believe this is because most of us are rubbish at making them. I was in a familiar situation about a year ago, creating basic (and pretty useless) personas because someone on my team said we needed some.
Making habits stick for good
For my Medium article about tracking habits, I made a printable template. I designed it to be versatile and easy to use. I’ve been testing and using it in a variety of ways but I’m excited to see how other people end up using it too!
Advice for job-seeking junior designers
I reference a job description in my article for juniors seeking a new job. You can find this here:
How to create stronger case studies
In my article I refer to an example case study for an app called Petsy. You can find that case study here: