Brittany Hunter

Designing Complex Applications: Before asking “Is it useable?”, first ask “Is it useful?”


~6 years ago by Brittany Hunter on Atomic Spin.
Marissa and I at the Denver Airport on our way to Usability Week 2011. A couple of weeks back, Marissa and I went to NNG Usability Week 2011 in San Francisco...

It Starts Early and Runs Deep


~6 years ago by Brittany Hunter on Atomic Spin.
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What my F150 taught me about software design


almost 6 years ago by Brittany Hunter on Atomic Spin.
I drive a cherry red, 11-year-old Ford F150 pickup.* Every day when I drive it, I find myself admiring how well the dashboard is designed. Auto aficionados...

Usability Testing Field Notes


almost 6 years ago by Brittany Hunter on Atomic Spin.
Recently one of our teams at AO worked with a client to do 2 days’ worth of usability testing with real users. I acted as the test facilitator for...

Usability Testing Starter Kit


almost 6 years ago by Brittany Hunter on Atomic Spin.
atomic_usability_starter_kitGood usability testing takes a fair amount of planning. In order to get quality feedback from your test participants, it is...

UX Sketching: Useful and Fun


almost 6 years ago by Brittany Hunter on Atomic Spin.
I’ve never considered myself to be a brilliant artist when it comes to drawing and sketching. Although I grew up watching Mark Kistler on PBS every...

More Takeaways from Cooper UX Bootcamp


over 5 years ago by Brittany Hunter on Atomic Spin.
As you may have heard, a bunch of us atoms went to Cooper UX Bootcamp Midwest a few weeks ago. As you also may have heard, it was a really great experience...

User Experience for Lean Startups: A workshop that will help you create the right product


over 5 years ago by Brittany Hunter on Atomic Spin.
On Saturday, May 19, Lane Halley of LUXr will teach a 1-day workshop on User Experience for Lean Startups. The event will be held right here at AO&#8217...

Creating a Design Portfolio that Gets You Hired


over 5 years ago by Brittany Hunter on Atomic Spin.
Every spring at Atomic, we go through the process of finding, vetting, and interviewing candidates for our competitive summer internships. About a month...

Women and the Software Industry: The Truth about Stereotypes, Retention, and the Gender Gap


over 5 years ago by Brittany Hunter on Atomic Spin.
The Gender Gap in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields and in Silicon Valley is a hot topic right now. We hear the same questions...