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We’re ending out HBCU Month on Revision Path by talking with KeVon Ticer, a UX designer for the University of California. KeVon’s journey has a designer has taken him from coast to coast!

We spent a good bit of time talking about HBCUs — Howard University in particular, KeVon’s alma mater — and whether they’re preparing the next generation of designers. KeVon also shared his experiences at Carnegie Mellon and BitTorrent, and told me what it means to him to be a designer today. Thanks to KeVon for sharing his story!


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Vince Baskerville is a real mover and shaker in the design and tech community here in Atlanta. Whether he’s teaching the next generation of UX designers at General Assembly or helping CallRail improve their call tracking software as their director of user experience, Vince’s work ethic is rooted in leading by example.

We started off talking about his work at CallRail as he walked me through a typical day on the job. From there, we discussed his work co-founding the popular travel app TripLingo, talked about the Atlanta tech scene, and about how he’s changed over the years with the shift in the industry. According to Vince, there’s no substitute for hard work — and he’s right!


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It’s our 125th episode, and I’m delighted to bring you this conversation with Kojo Boateng. Kojo’s a multidisciplinary designer with a background in graphic design and motion graphics probably most well-known for his tenure as design director for the award-winning ITV News in the United Kingdom.

We started off recapping his work for ITV News, and Kojo shared what makes great graphics for television and how color influences the news. From there, he shared what he’s focusing on now along with some of the people who have inspired him. It’s a really great opportunity to speak to someone who is a great designer and a great person as well. Enjoy!


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It’s amazing how many times I’ve crossed paths with Rafe Chisolm! We went to the same college, worked at the same place…we even live in the same part of town! And of all places, we first met in Austin, Texas at SXSW Interactive.

Rafe calls himself a “generalist designer”, and his unconventional journey to becoming a designer is really inspiring. We talked about that journey, how he went on several interviews with the intent to fail, and how companies can help to bring in and promote more designers of color. Really good stuff!

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“One thing I want people to know is that there’s a space for you in tech.” That’s just one of many bon mots from my talk with UX designer Monet Spells.

I talked with her fresh off her first speaking gig at the Pro/Design Conference in New York City. We discussed her presentation, her studies at Georgia Tech, the importance of networking, wearables, world travel, and even tea!

Big thanks to Adekunle Oduye for the introduction!

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