Podcast Episode 6 - Exploring Design Operations (Featuring: Fred Beecher)
If you’re listening to this podcast, chances are you already understand the value of good design and the importance of taking a human-centered approach. But what do we need to do in order to ensure that design succeeds at scale? In this episode, our founder and principal, Matthew Doty sits down with Fred Beecher, Best Buy’s head of Design Operations, to discuss how this immerging field helps enable great design.
Fred Beecher has worked in User Experience since 1998. He is an established contributor in the field, having authored the first official Axure training program in 2007 and having written and spoken extensively on prototyping, design process, design education, and UX career development. In 2013 he designed, implemented, and led a UX apprenticeship program at The Nerdery. From 2015 to 2017, Fred led the 40+ person design team at The Nerdery. Currently, Fred leads Experience Design Operations for Best Buy.