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Method Podcast from Google Design

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Method Podcast from Google Design
Method Podcast from Google Design

Method Podcast from Google Design

Google Design

45
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The Method podcast profiles designers at Google, giving listeners an inside look at their journeys and design choices.

Latest Episodes

Google UX Interns

Garrett Tolbert, Andrea Davila, and Alex Lim talk to us about life as a Google UX intern. This episode is all about our UX interns at Google! What led them to their internships? How has their internship changed them. What’s next for our interns? It’s all here :) Meet our guests: Garrett Tolbert – UX Engineering intern at Google Andrea Davila – UX Writing intern at Google Alex Lim – UX Research intern at Google

29 MINSEP 17
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Google UX Interns

Emily Blank – Material Design Art Director

What does the term “creative collaboration” mean to you? What do you need to consider when the things you create are seen in the seams of people’s day? How do the images we see everyday impact our living experience? Join us as we explore these Questions with Emily Blank, Art Director on Google’s Material Design team.

18 MINAUG 20
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Emily Blank – Material Design Art Director

Philip Battin & Curtis Flanagan, Seed Studio

From prototyping futures to designing artifacts solely for discussion, tune in to explore the idiosyncratic—but important—field of speculative design. In this episode, host Travis Neilson sits down with Philip Battin and Curtis Flanagan from Seed Studio, a Google design team working on future-forward creative concepts for human-centered technology. In this intriguing conversation, the trio unpack what it means to rehearse the future to inform the present.

26 MINJUN 25
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Philip Battin & Curtis Flanagan, Seed Studio

The Google UX Hiring Process

In this episode, host Travis Neilson talks with Google Design Manager Mike Buzzard about the seven phases of the Google UX hiring process. Along the way, hear audio clips of designers describing their own stories of applying to work at Google. From overcoming the fear of submitting an application, to demystifying the full-day of on-site interviews, listen in for a comprehensive breakdown of all the hiring quirks you need to know.

18 MINMAY 28
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The Google UX Hiring Process

Roxanne Pinto, Google Flights

In this episode, host Travis Neilson interviews Roxanne Pinto, a content strategist at Google, about the role of UX writing in helping people use—and understand—machine learning-driven products. Listen in as Pinto shares insightful anecdotes about unpacking errors and how mental models shape product interactions and user trust.

20 MINAPR 23
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Roxanne Pinto, Google Flights

Matthew Levine, Gallery (Passion Projects)

From scaling an idea into a viable product to building a design tool that optimizes collaboration with developers, tune in to part three of our series on passion projects. In this episode, host Travis Neilson interviews Matthew Levine, a UX lead and engineer at Google, to discuss the origins of Gallery and the tension between finding a passion-worthy problem and developing the necessary skills to solve it.

17 MINMAR 19
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Matthew Levine, Gallery (Passion Projects)

Adrienne Klum & Spencer Syfrig, Practicing Playful Creation (Passion Projects)

In part two of our series on passion projects, host Travis Neilson interviews two Google UX designers to discuss their creativity-boosting workshop. From inventing new uses for unconventional objects to focusing on the process instead of the solution, tune in as Adrienne Klum and Spencer Syfrig unpack how listening, collaborating, and playing leads to wildly creative problem solving.

8 MINMAR 12
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Adrienne Klum & Spencer Syfrig, Practicing Playful Creation (Passion Projects)

Adam Argyle, VisBug (Passion Projects)

From envisioning creative tools to helping new UXers navigate the developing world, tune in to part one of our three-part series on passion projects. In this episode, host Travis Neilson interviews Adam Argyle, a UX engineer at Google, about his journey creating the design tool VisBug, the connection between passion and empathy, and fervently advocating for an idea—even when you encounter challenges along the way.

32 MINMAR 5
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Adam Argyle, VisBug (Passion Projects)

Isabelle Olsson, Google Hardware

In this special crossover episode, Google Method shares an interview from Design Notes—a show about creative work and what it teaches us. Taped at Google Design’s 2018 SPAN Helsinki conference, host Aaron Lammer interviews Isabelle Olsson about her journey to becoming an industrial designer and the intricacies of crafting the design language for Google Hardware.

24 MINFEB 5
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Isabelle Olsson, Google Hardware

Google UX Confessionals

From inventing fictitious calendar entries to incorporating personal photos in design mocks, listen in to Google designers’ deepest design confessions. In this episode, host Travis Neilson and a panel of Google UX designers discuss and reflect on their peers’ anonymous confessions and offer insight on important topics, quirky habits, and design struggles that don’t often get airtime.

22 MINJAN 8
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Google UX Confessionals

Latest Episodes

Google UX Interns

Garrett Tolbert, Andrea Davila, and Alex Lim talk to us about life as a Google UX intern. This episode is all about our UX interns at Google! What led them to their internships? How has their internship changed them. What’s next for our interns? It’s all here :) Meet our guests: Garrett Tolbert – UX Engineering intern at Google Andrea Davila – UX Writing intern at Google Alex Lim – UX Research intern at Google

29 MINSEP 17
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Google UX Interns

Emily Blank – Material Design Art Director

What does the term “creative collaboration” mean to you? What do you need to consider when the things you create are seen in the seams of people’s day? How do the images we see everyday impact our living experience? Join us as we explore these Questions with Emily Blank, Art Director on Google’s Material Design team.

18 MINAUG 20
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Emily Blank – Material Design Art Director

Philip Battin & Curtis Flanagan, Seed Studio

From prototyping futures to designing artifacts solely for discussion, tune in to explore the idiosyncratic—but important—field of speculative design. In this episode, host Travis Neilson sits down with Philip Battin and Curtis Flanagan from Seed Studio, a Google design team working on future-forward creative concepts for human-centered technology. In this intriguing conversation, the trio unpack what it means to rehearse the future to inform the present.

26 MINJUN 25
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Philip Battin & Curtis Flanagan, Seed Studio

The Google UX Hiring Process

In this episode, host Travis Neilson talks with Google Design Manager Mike Buzzard about the seven phases of the Google UX hiring process. Along the way, hear audio clips of designers describing their own stories of applying to work at Google. From overcoming the fear of submitting an application, to demystifying the full-day of on-site interviews, listen in for a comprehensive breakdown of all the hiring quirks you need to know.

18 MINMAY 28
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The Google UX Hiring Process

Roxanne Pinto, Google Flights

In this episode, host Travis Neilson interviews Roxanne Pinto, a content strategist at Google, about the role of UX writing in helping people use—and understand—machine learning-driven products. Listen in as Pinto shares insightful anecdotes about unpacking errors and how mental models shape product interactions and user trust.

20 MINAPR 23
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Roxanne Pinto, Google Flights

Matthew Levine, Gallery (Passion Projects)

From scaling an idea into a viable product to building a design tool that optimizes collaboration with developers, tune in to part three of our series on passion projects. In this episode, host Travis Neilson interviews Matthew Levine, a UX lead and engineer at Google, to discuss the origins of Gallery and the tension between finding a passion-worthy problem and developing the necessary skills to solve it.

17 MINMAR 19
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Matthew Levine, Gallery (Passion Projects)

Adrienne Klum & Spencer Syfrig, Practicing Playful Creation (Passion Projects)

In part two of our series on passion projects, host Travis Neilson interviews two Google UX designers to discuss their creativity-boosting workshop. From inventing new uses for unconventional objects to focusing on the process instead of the solution, tune in as Adrienne Klum and Spencer Syfrig unpack how listening, collaborating, and playing leads to wildly creative problem solving.

8 MINMAR 12
Comments
Adrienne Klum & Spencer Syfrig, Practicing Playful Creation (Passion Projects)

Adam Argyle, VisBug (Passion Projects)

From envisioning creative tools to helping new UXers navigate the developing world, tune in to part one of our three-part series on passion projects. In this episode, host Travis Neilson interviews Adam Argyle, a UX engineer at Google, about his journey creating the design tool VisBug, the connection between passion and empathy, and fervently advocating for an idea—even when you encounter challenges along the way.

32 MINMAR 5
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Adam Argyle, VisBug (Passion Projects)

Isabelle Olsson, Google Hardware

In this special crossover episode, Google Method shares an interview from Design Notes—a show about creative work and what it teaches us. Taped at Google Design’s 2018 SPAN Helsinki conference, host Aaron Lammer interviews Isabelle Olsson about her journey to becoming an industrial designer and the intricacies of crafting the design language for Google Hardware.

24 MINFEB 5
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Isabelle Olsson, Google Hardware

Google UX Confessionals

From inventing fictitious calendar entries to incorporating personal photos in design mocks, listen in to Google designers’ deepest design confessions. In this episode, host Travis Neilson and a panel of Google UX designers discuss and reflect on their peers’ anonymous confessions and offer insight on important topics, quirky habits, and design struggles that don’t often get airtime.

22 MINJAN 8
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Google UX Confessionals