Design Questions


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Hiring a quality UX/UI designer for our startup?

We're have a tough time finding any good designers to hire for our startup. Most of the good designers are usually more interested in working at VC funded startups in the valley or more established...

asked Jun 10 '15 at 09:55
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Keenan Bachelder
15 points

4 Votes
4 Answers
6.79K Views
Design template for a SaaS website

Where can I purchase a professional looking, Web 2.0 styled template for a subscription service website. I'd need the PSD, the HTML, images and the styles.

asked Dec 6 '10 at 03:32
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Nick H
120 points

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0 Answers
475 Views
Die casting or moulding for a 3D design?

I can do 3D drawing. But I don't have much experience in die casting process so I don't know what angles I can do and what are my limits in my drawings for my new product. It is a aluminium or zinc...

asked Jul 9 '14 at 11:35
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Fd
6 points

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Any advice on choosing what should be the dominant colour(s) for your start up?

I am working as a freelance PA for a start-up company that was set up on July 1st and they received a customer after 6 days and they need to have a logo and a professional invoice so that they can...

asked Jul 15 '14 at 07:31
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Rmd Work
11 points

1 Votes
0 Answers
1.37K Views
I have $10K, programming, and some design skills. What business can I start?

I am a Python developer (web applications) who has some decent design skills as well. I also have $10K in savings that I can use to invest in a new venture.The only thing I lack is a good idea to...

asked Jul 16 '14 at 20:59
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David Schwab
6 points

3 Votes
1 Answers
1.51K Views
Where do you get your product inspiration from?

For founders who already have a product, where do you get inspiration for new features and improvements to your app?The only thing I've always done is look at competitors and decide which of their...

asked Apr 20 '15 at 14:26
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Matthew Bryant
19 points

3 Votes
2 Answers
1.59K Views
How to find designers who are also well versed in marketing principles?

It's near impossible to find a designer who has deep knowledge of what converts and what doesn't.It seems you can either find someone who can make something really good looking, but lags in...

asked Apr 13 '14 at 00:27
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Joseph Black
17 points

1 Votes
0 Answers
559 Views
Hire graphic designer on equity or pay as a consultant?

At the moment the startup comprises of myself and a technical co-founder. We need to get a designer to help with designing a great UX. Should we try to find someone who will work for equity or is...

asked Apr 3 '14 at 13:11
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Lewis Willis
6 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
881 Views
Where can I find a decent Bootstrap web designer?

Bootstrap as in (http://getbootstrap.com/). It seems to me that lately every tech startup I see on TechCrunch has an awesome landing page built in Bootstrap. The "design language" is mostly the...

asked Mar 30 '14 at 01:11
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LaserBear
100 points

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1 Answers
608 Views
We have a suit & tie kind of culture: how do we attract designers to hire?

We're an enterprise services company and while there are no rules, everyone just automatically prefers to be dressed "old school".This has created a problem for us to attract designers in the bay...

asked Mar 2 '14 at 17:32
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Michael Nall
30 points

1 Votes
1 Answers
538 Views
What is the reasoning behind designing for mobile first?

Designers used to approach the desktop side of a new site first, while leaving the mobile for last. Even with responsive designs gaining steam, most of us still begin with the desktop size first...

asked Jan 31 '14 at 00:50
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Chrissie Gray
1,067 points

0 Votes
3 Answers
657 Views
Who to approach with a radically new engine design?

this may not be the proper StackExchange site (flag if you think it should be moved elsewhere; I did not find a mechanical eng site) but I have an engineering-related question. My dad created a...

asked Dec 4 '13 at 23:06
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Mart1n
104 points

3 Votes
1 Answers
505 Views
How do you get sophisticated feedback at each development milestone. Do you use a peer group?

Looking for a place/process to co-audit recent work. Like I just created or updated this certain feature on my website in the last 2 weeks, and I'd like to do walk-throughs or get reviews with...

asked Sep 30 '13 at 00:39
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Efficient Leader
37 points

2 Votes
1 Answers
689 Views
What's a fair share to give when adding a designer as a co-founder?

In the last 6 months I was working on stop motion app for Android. Now the app gets around 100 download per day in Google Play (first month) and around 50,000 picture was taken so far, and I'm...

asked Aug 29 '13 at 04:20
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Jimmy
111 points

2 Votes
3 Answers
541 Views
How can I communicate the business goals of my app to my designer

I am working with a designer on an app. I am concerned about achieving the business goals of the app. How can I be sure to communicate these to the designer? How much can I expect the designer to...

asked Apr 10 '13 at 01:33
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Andrew Welch
167 points

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1 Answers
430 Views
One page or multi page site / app

I am wondering whether to have a one page site design that is en vogue at the moment or a more traditional layout.On a long one-page design it seems that I can work the user through the AIDA...

asked Apr 10 '13 at 23:57
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Andrew Welch
167 points

0 Votes
2 Answers
470 Views
New Design company- do I include old freelance work as part of portfolio

I am starting a design studio after doing freelance and employed work for a number of years. When pitching to new clients on behalf of the new studio, is in acceptable to refer to my old work, and...

asked Feb 21 '13 at 06:52
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Andrew Welch
167 points

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1 Answers
430 Views
What do VCs look for?

I'm writing an article on a San Francisco startup competition featuring the young Japanese entrepreneur finalists (eventbrite info here ) and was wondering what investors and judges are looking for...

asked Mar 5 '13 at 11:23
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User25319
4 points

0 Votes
1 Answers
1.31K Views
What percentage to give UI/UX designer co-founder?

This is a general question for company shares: My partner and I have an equal stake in our company. We want to bring in a designer since both of us suck at UI. We have one in mind. Since we own...

asked Jan 30 '13 at 08:53
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Joe
1 point

0 Votes
1 Answers
428 Views
Book Publication Graphic Design Legal Advice

A) I have sent a copy of my manuscript to a graphic designer I wanted to work with without an NDA/ any form of contract signed. I now no longer want to work with him. I have evidence that the...

asked Nov 16 '12 at 21:11
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Natasha
1 point