Joe Bloggs
BMW Ireland
Front matter, or preliminaries, is the first section of a book, and is usually the smallest section in terms of the number of pages. Each page is counted, but no folio or page number is expressed, or printed, on either display pages or blank pages.
— Tell me a little bit about your role at Wealthsimple?
— I lead the product and design teams, so anything that the users see, or interface with goes through my team. We're a team of designers and developers. My role morphed from being the only designer, to a broader role that encompasses all the different platforms we now exist on. We're on the web, we have native apps on iOS and Android and we even have an Apple Watch app now. I'm secretly very proud of that [laughs]. It's just one of those things that helps you envision what the future will look like. If we didn't have giant desktops, or laptop screens, what would the story be that we tell people about investing their money? I'm also leading our new office design--so my role of designer has definitely been stretched!
— You were previously at Wattpad and Wave-what was your path to your current role at Wealthsimple?
— I lead the product and design teams, so anything that the users see, or interface with goes through my team. We're a team of designers and developers. My role morphed from being the only designer, to a broader role that encompasses all the different platforms we now exist on. We're on the web, we have native apps on iOS and Android and we even have an Apple Watch app now. I'm secretly very proud of that [laughs]. It's just one of those things that helps you envision what the future will look like. If we didn't have giant desktops, or laptop screens, what would the story be that we tell people about investing their money? I'm also leading our new office design--so my role of designer has definitely been stretched!
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— What are the tools you're using on a daily basis?
— I lead the product and design teams, so anything that the users see, or interface with goes through my team. We're a team of designers and developers. My role morphed from being the only designer, to a broader role that encompasses all the different platforms we now exist on. We're on the web, we have native apps on iOS and Android and we even have an Apple Watch app now. I'm secretly very proud of that [laughs]. It's just one of those things that helps you envision what the future will look like. If we didn't have giant desktops, or laptop screens, what would the story be that we tell people about investing their money? I'm also leading our new office design--so my role of designer has definitely been stretched!
— What does your workspace look like?
— I lead the product and design teams, so anything that the users see, or interface with goes through my team. We're a team of designers and developers. My role morphed from being the only designer, to a broader role that encompasses all the different platforms we now exist on. We're on the web, we have native apps on iOS and Android and we even have an Apple Watch app now. I'm secretly very proud of that [laughs]. It's just one of those things that helps you envision what the future will look like. If we didn't have giant desktops, or laptop screens, what would the story be that we tell people about investing their money? I'm also leading our new office design--so my role of designer has definitely been stretched!
— Tell me about your first car
— I lead the product and design teams, so anything that the users see, or interface with goes through my team. We're a team of designers and developers. My role morphed from being the only designer, to a broader role that encompasses all the different platforms we now exist on. We're on the web, we have native apps on iOS and Android and we even have an Apple Watch app now. I'm secretly very proud of that [laughs]. It's just one of those things that helps you envision what the future will look like. If we didn't have giant desktops, or laptop screens, what would the story be that we tell people about investing their money? I'm also leading our new office design--so my role of designer has definitely been stretched!
— What is the greatest piece of career advice/wisdom you've ever received?
— I lead the product and design teams, so anything that the users see, or interface with goes through my team. We're a team of designers and developers. My role morphed from being the only designer, to a broader role that encompasses all the different platforms we now exist on. We're on the web, we have native apps on iOS and Android and we even have an Apple Watch app now. I'm secretly very proud of that [laughs]. It's just one of those things that helps you envision what the future will look like. If we didn't have giant desktops, or laptop screens, what would the story be that we tell people about investing their money? I'm also leading our new office design--so my role of designer has definitely been stretched!
Each page is counted, but no folio or page number is expressed, or printed, on either display pages or blank pages.
Book design is the art of incorporating the content, style, format, design, and sequence of the various components of a book into a coherent whole. In the words of Jan Tschichold, "methods and rules upon which it is impossible to improve, have been developed over centuries. To produce perfect books, these rules have to be brought back to life and applied."
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