In this episode, Jon and Bryan talk to Atlanta product designer, Chelsea Kinley, about our third monster: The Hoverer. It possesses our unfortunate souls at times. We just want to collaborate and keep the project moving, but some of us grow a few extra heads and start lurking behind our team. Chelsea uncovers super helpful tips on how to deal with The Hoverer, including a plea for all of us to focus on empathy and communication. Additionally, Jon forgets to press record for a while, and Chelsea talks about her favorite monster and monster slayer from the manga turned anime, Attack on Titan. We also throw out some innovative Figma suggestions for Dylan Field, and Bryan gets attacked by a spider.
In our latest episode, Jon and Bryan talk to Portland illustrator, Kevin Tudball, about our second monster: Ego Maniac. We all have an ego we need to have a relationship with, but sometimes that ego gets a little too big for its britches. Join us as Kevin talks about refining his voice and growing his career as an accomplished illustrator and designer while still keeping his Ego Maniac at bay. We also talk about ego vs confidence, the importance of soul searching while your career is on pause, and our favorite monsters in pop culture that we can’t stop thinking about.
In our premiere episode, Jon and Bryan talk to Bay Area corporate + commercial film director, Cheryl Isaacson, about our first monster: Scope Creep. We’ve all had client projects grow more than we scoped. Listen in as Cheryl walks us through how to slay, tame, and love that tricky, unpredictable monster known as Scope Creep. We also talk about niceness vs kindness, what it means to prioritize specificity in storytelling, and why Mark Ruffalo is the best damn Hulk ever.