Nick Burd

Closer pixel perfect outcomes, and continuing to learn new techniques in HTML / CSS for a better web

Front-end developer learning CSS from a colleague
Front-end developer learning CSS from a colleague
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About the necessity of steady design improvement over time

Designer wire-framing on paper with pen.
Designer wire-framing on paper with pen.
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It’s important to look after body when often being seated

Ergonomic workspace
Ergonomic workspace
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Designing for users that don’t necessarily look, act or think like yourself

Showing skin tone difference using hands to emphasize inclusion
Showing skin tone difference using hands to emphasize inclusion
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What can we do now?


You won’t have users if you don’t have their attention

woman on her Macbook laptop
woman on her Macbook laptop
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Some key skills for developers when coding mockups from designers

Figma on a laptop
Figma on a laptop
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Pre-handoff considerations


The internet can be a peaceful place if we design it to be.

Frustrated web user
Frustrated web user
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It may be for the betterment of your freelancing career to turn down certain projects, let me tell you why.

always do what you love coffee mug
always do what you love coffee mug
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Considerations for projects


Design debt occurs in projects, learn to work with it

A product team planning features for their project
A product team planning features for their project
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Design debt is real too


A little wiggle here, and a jiggle there

Scroll gesture lottie animation
Scroll gesture lottie animation

Have you noticed these interactions?

Nick Burd

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