Sagi Shrieber

Sagi Shrieber

Co-founder of HackingUI.com, Creator of the Side Project Accelerator Joined over 3 years ago Sagi has invited Noam Liss

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  • Posted to Helen Tran — Product Designer, Nov 16, 2017

    It's always like that - when you do something good, all of those who don't do or haven't done good enough, and/or are not happy with themselves will criticize you for it.

    Helen's site is awesome. Tobias's site is awesome.

    If you're one of those people criticizing here, please reflect on your own portfolio... Oh, yeah, nobody is talking about it on DN. Oh, yeah, you haven't let your personality shine through it. Oh, yeah, you don't have a unique 'hip' look.

    Obscurity is your worst enemy driving you away from success. Seems like Helen and Tobias got shit together and you don't.

    Get your shit together, get out there and do something awesome that would make people talk! Go out there and use your talent to influence people, to inspire.

    Besides their portfolios, Tobias and Helen are writing amazing, inspiring articles. They're spilling their guts out on (digital) paper and that moves people and inspires them to be better designers and makers.

    "When was the last time I empowered people with something I've put together?" That's the question that each and every one of us needs to ask him/her self.

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  • Posted to Side Projects for Designers, Sep 21, 2017

    You can always launch a blog or a podcast. I wrote about my side project stories here: http://hackingui.com/product-hacking/side-projects/

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  • Posted to New article out: The Falafel Method for UI Design, Aug 17, 2017

    Hey all, I would like to share with you this method which I developed in my previous work as a design director at SimilarWeb and have kept using ever since.

    This method helps me enjoy my work more, and be more productive as a designer, and yes, it has a direct connection to a famous Israeli dish

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  • Posted to What are some of the best design podcasts to follow?, Jul 27, 2017

    May I suggest the Hacking UI Podcast? We've interviewed top designers, entrepreneurs and devs like Jon Lax, Katie Dill, Matt Mullenweg (founder of WP), David Okuniev (founder of Typeform), Chris Coyier, and more. You're welcome to check it out: http://hackingui.com/podcast

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  • Posted to AMA: Figma 2.0, Jul 27, 2017

    First of all - I wanted to thank you for putting an awesome tool out in to the world. I am currently a heavy Sketch user, but been totally following Figma closely and waiting to see if it makes me switch.

    My question to you is: Is Figma going to release any sort of API or open plugin community like Sketch has done? It seems like that's something that a lot of designers would love.

    Thanks again! Sagi (from Hacking UI)

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  • Posted to Is there any popular UI/UX magazine?, Jul 20, 2017

    May I suggest http://HackingUI.com ? :) Podcast, Blog and Newsletter

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  • Posted to Git for designers is here – Meet Abstract (Video & explainer GIFs inside), in reply to Jake Mauer , Jul 19, 2017

    Awesome, wonder how Kaktus is like

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  • Posted to Freelancing: How did you get your first client?, May 14, 2017

    I wrote a full article about that (just shared it to DN): The same method that worked for me to get my first clients was the same method I used to launch 2 design communities. Good luck to everyone out there looking for their first client! Go get 'em!

    https://medium.com/swlh/how-to-start-building-an-audience-when-you-dont-have-any-audience-yet-f484d7dfdcd3

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  • Posted to Same for starting to freelance: How to start building an audience when you don’t have any audience yet, May 14, 2017

    Hey all, I founded 2 design blogs, and a freelance career, and one of the most popular questions I hear after any public speaking gig I take on is: "How can I start building an audience when I don’t have any audience yet?"

    so... I tackled this question in an absolutely no-bullshit, 3-months-in-the-making article :)

    Hope you'll enjoy it! Thought if I should share it here - but here is where I came from! So would love for you to read it :)

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  • Posted to Any designers with blogs in the crowd? We brought Kinneret Yifrah to write us a guest post on improving sign up forms with microcopy, in reply to Dirk HCM van Boxtel , May 14, 2017

    Thanks for this comment, and you're right, every sign up form should totally be as personal as possible to the target audience it aims for.

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