052: Shining a Light on Black Designers with Tim Hykes

User Defenders – UX Design & Personal Growth

By Jason Ogle

052: Shining a Light on Black Designers with Tim Hykes

Monday, 27 August

Tim Hykes shines a light on black designers. He shows us how an inspiring idea, and a lot of hard work can make a huge impact. He inspires us to challenge everything, especially the status quo. He motivates us to not wait to be asked to solve a problem, but to be a self-starter and solve it. He also teaches us how being a great designer starts with being a great person.

Secret Identity (6:55) Criminal Justice Background (11:47) Why the Web/UX? (13:47) Racist Hand Soap?? (17:00) 28 Days of Black Designers (20:39) Why aren't there more Black Designers? (26:17) Design Superpower (38:11) Design Kryptonite (40:05) UX Superhero Name (42:51) Fights for Users (44:09) Habit of Success (48:07) Invincible Resource (56:11) Recommended Book (57:30) Best Advice (60:21) Contact Info (64:10)

Check out the detailed show notes including the transcript and Eli Jorgensen’s astonishing superhero artwork at userdefenders.com/052

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