Episode #156 // Design Thinking with Jeremy Bailey

"The biggest mistake we make is that we make assumptions about what we think people will think."
- Jeremy Bailey

Jeremy Bailey, Creative Director at Freshbooks Cloud Accounting, joins us to talk about implementing Design Thinking in your creative process, managing your time as a creative with a full-time job, and redefining art.

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Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Jeremy’s background as a new media artist
  • How the internet shapes this performance of us pretending to be famous
  • What is art?
  • Monetizing art vs. having a day job and creating art for creativity’s sake on the side
  • How to make time/energy for creating when you have a full-time job
  • How Jeremy became the Creative Director at Freshbooks
  • Going from freelance/contract worker to working for someone full-time
  • The steps of Design Thinking + implementing it in the creative process
    1. Empathize / listen
    2. Defining the problem / need
    3. Solving / ideation
    4. Prototype
    5. Test

We are all performing fame every day

JEREMY SAID:

We're all sort of performing fame every day. Click To Tweet The biggest mistake we make is that we make assumptions about what we think people will think. Click To Tweet Recognize that you're probably bringing bias to whatever you're observing. Click To Tweet

Don't make assumptions about what other people will think

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TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Jeremy's background as a new media artist
  • How the internet shapes this performance of us pretending to be famous
  • What is art?
  • Monetizing art vs. having a day job and creating art for creativity's sake on the side
  • How to make time/energy for creating when you have a full-time job
  • How Jeremy became the Creative Director at Freshbooks
  • Going from freelance/contract worker to working for someone full-time
  • The steps of Design Thinking + implementing it in the creative process
    1. Empathize / listen
    2. Defining the problem / need
    3. Solving / ideation
    4. Prototype
    5. Test

RESOURCES DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE

MORE FROM Jeremy Bailey

MORE FROM KATHLEEN

Braid Creative
The Braid Method Branding ECourse

MORE FROM EMILY

Indie Shopography
Rock Your Web Design Business
Indie Tactics Newsletter

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