Matt Castillo

Matt Castillo

Product Designer Joined over 3 years ago Matt has invited Emily Hom-Nici

  • 25 stories
  • 102 comments
  • 123 upvotes
  • Posted to Johnny X Ives, Sep 21, 2017

    These notch memes are getting weird.

    13 points
  • Posted to How does Ueno get clients like Airbnb, Uber, Slack?, Sep 20, 2017

    They hire external agencies for strong branding and marketing design. The companies that you mentioned have amazing product design teams, but when it comes to creating a one-off marketing site, it's often easier and cheaper to hire an agency for the work.

    4 points
  • Posted to Sketch bug keeps causing my keyboard shortcuts to stop working!, Aug 18, 2017

    I was told that it's a Craft bug.

    0 points
  • Posted to A 21st Century Case for Digital Whiteboards, Aug 03, 2017

    I don't think this solves a fundamental communication block between designers and developers. Redlining designs just continues the trend of tossing designs back and forth over a wall, which in my experience leads to resentment.

    Near the end of every sprint, I take a half hour to meet with my devs. They present all of their work, we have an open conversation about designs, and take note of any changes as needed. I get that not every team has the ability to work this way, but I think we're a stronger team with a more-polished product because of these meetings.

    1 point
  • Posted to What are some of the best design podcasts to follow?, in reply to Daniel Klopper , Jul 24, 2017

    +1 for Hustle

    0 points
  • Posted to Sketch 44, in reply to Miraj Patel , May 16, 2017

    The new resizing tool allows you to pin objects to any side/corner rather than just the nearest one. It essentially has all the features of the AutoLayout plugin integrated.

    6 points
  • Posted to Adobe XD or Figma , in reply to Matthew O'Connor , May 04, 2017

    I'm still using Sketch

    9 points
  • Posted to Sketch Library to be released soon, in reply to Jonas S , May 01, 2017

    Visual diffs refer to a side-by-side comparison of elements. They're used a lot in Git clients to compare a newer version of something to another. It looks like Gitlab is now able to compare versions of Sketch files and highlight differences, which can make version control really cool.

    0 points
  • Posted to Ask DN: Best flag design?, Apr 07, 2017

    Chicago's is great.

    Chicago

    9 points
  • Posted to What's the avg size of your Sketch files? , Mar 13, 2017

    I work on mostly mobile designs for a large enterprise application on iOS and Android. My average .Sketch file size is 17.2mb.

    The biggest obvious difference between smaller and larger files were bitmaps, and my projects don't typically use many of them. Not sure if it matters, but each file is broken up based on a feature, and specific flows or iterations broken up into pages. I also use an artboard for every screen.

    1 point
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