A Product Designer’s Journey with Joel Califa






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In this episode we get to speak with Joel Califa: professional problem solver and Senior Product Designer at GitHub. We talk with Joel about his journey to becoming the Product Designer he is today. We also discuss what it means to be a Product Designer, and how to take ownership of your own professional progress. We’ll dive into Joel’s presentation on Full Stack Anxiety, and the steps for overcoming the overwhelming amount of technology there is to be learned today.

Show Links:

Joel’s Website: http://joelcalifa.com/

Twitter: @notdetails https://twitter.com/notdetails

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/califa/

Joel Califa’s original portfolio site: http://acceptjoel.com

Joel Califa: How I Got Hired by Digital Ocean: http://joelcalifa.com/blog/how-i-got-hired-by-digitalocean/

Joel Califa: How I Got Hired by GitHub: http://joelcalifa.com/blog/how-i-got-hired-by-github/

sindresorhus/refined-github https://github.com/sindresorhus/refined-github

User Defenders (Hi, Jason Ogle!) Designing for Designers: Building InVision Studio with Tom Giannattasio

Designing for Designers: Building InVision Studio with Tom Giannattasio

DigitalOcean https://www.digitalocean.com/

GitHub https://github.com

Design Disruptors: DESIGN DISRUPTORS | InVision https://www.designdisruptors.com/

Full Stack Anxiety: http://videos.onedayout.io/full-stack-anxiety-by-joel-califa

Joey deVilla: DevFest Florida 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlG3fEHlF3E

Sponsor the show https://www.patreon.com/thundernerds

Spotlight:

Brian: Focos: Focos on the App Store – iTunes – Apple https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/focos/id1274938524?mt=8

Frederick: Apple Watch: Watch – Apple https://www.apple.com/watch/

Jenell: https://www.wish.com

Joel: Black Panther: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1825683/