Blink Culture

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Hiring at Blink UX

Our guide on what to expect during the Blink hiring process and how to stand out when you apply.

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Workplace Culture: Understanding the Positivity Ratio

Do you feel silly, amused, or fun-loving? That’s a positive emotion. Do you feel guilty, repentant, or blameworthy? That’s a negative emotion. Both positive and negative emotions change the way that our brain operates. Negative emotions narrow our perspective to focus on threats. Positive emotions broaden our field of vision.

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Workplace culture: How an evidence-based, data-driven approach produces thriving resu...

A positive company culture requires the same careful curation, management, and rigor as any other aspect of a business. At Blink, we consciously design our culture to ensure that employees have the structure and guidance they need to fully develop their skills and abilities for a happy and rewarding career.

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Why Your UX Team Needs a Project Manager

Project management allows UX researchers, designers, and strategists to focus on the right problem at the right time, without losing sight of the bigger picture.

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Workplace Culture: Gender Equity at Blink

Blink is a bit of a rarity in the tech industry by virtue of its long history of commitment to gender equity.

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Behind the scenes of our epic, glamorous, interactive holiday party broadcasting.

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How We Created a Thriving Culture By Measuring Data, Not Beer

In 2017, CEO Karen Clark Cole wrote about our evidence-driven approach to company culture in her column for Forbes. The lessons and reflections ring truer than ever in an unprecedented year.

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Has Work Changed Forever?

The world has changed as a result of COVID-19 and social distancing. The new question emerging is not so much "how will we return to work?", but rather "how has work changed forever?"

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Blink’s Protocols and Procedures For 2020 COVID-19 Restrictions

In response to Washington State’s November 15th new Phase 2 restrictions and guidelines, Blink has revisited our health and safety protocols and evaluated the in-person research lab studies that are currently in progress.

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How to Make the Most of a Remote Design Internship

When I accepted a remote internship at Blink this past spring, we were all well into national stay-at-home orders. I began to wonder what working from home every day would be like and how long this style of work might last far beyond my new internship. Now, wrapping up my time at Blink, I realize this experience was the best crash course in preparing for what the modern workplace is to become.

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Art Inspired by Science Submissions

Blink is hosting a gallery show featuring artwork by high school students that is inspired by science. NASA Chief Scientist, Dr. Green will hand out awards to the top 5 submissions.

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Blink’s Coronavirus Update (COVID-19)

We have set up a Blink task force, including a dozen members of Blink’s leadership team, which meets daily to review the most recent health information and determine communication strategies so that everyone inside and outside of our company receives accurate and timely information.

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Blinker Health & Well-Being

Below is a message from Linda and me, and we’re also speaking on behalf of the Blink leadership team.

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NASA Science Talk

Listen and engage with NASA's Chief Scientist Dr. Jim Green speaking on a broad range of science and space topics at live at Blink or online. Date TBD.

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Workplace Culture: How to Make Hard Conversations Easier

Even people with considerable power — owners, CEOs, board chairs — are often reluctant to have the tough talks that are required for them to achieve the outcomes they desire.

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How Your Brain's Hardwiring Can Help Inform & Influence a Career Path

Nature and nurture are both critical to your career path, and so at Blink, we focus on both of these in our employee development.

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How to Improve Creativity and Performance by Optimizing Your Brain

The human brain is not wired to have an "on" and "off" switch for work and play—and operating as if it were will deplete one’s energy and creativity.

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Walk with Your Head Up: Podcast Series Interview With Karen Clark Cole

On August 7, 2019, our CEO and co-founder Karen Clark Cole was interviewed by Patricia Kathleen on her podcast.

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Photo Tour of Our UX Design Studio and User Research Labs in San Diego

We recently finished construction of two usability labs in San Diego. Take a photo tour of our studio which is located in the heart of East Village just a few blocks from PETCO Park.

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Redshift Digital Joins Blink for a Golden Gate Future

It is with great anticipation and excitement that I announce that the well-known, high-end, wildly creative, and super fun San Francisco UX studio, Redshift is joining forces with Blink!

Women Who Inspire Us

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Work Hard and Create Your Own Path: Women Who Inspire Us

International Women’s Day has a century-long history and celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women around the world.

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There’s Room: Celebrating International Women’s Day at Blink

In recognition of International Women’s Day, we talked to some of the women of Blink about their experiences as women in tech, and the ways in which Blink supports women.

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Welcome Tectonic!

I am thrilled to announce the brilliant minds at Tectonic are now in-house at Blink as part of our design studio!

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Blink Gets New Digs in January 2018!

Blink is getting ready to move into our new 28,000-square-foot studio office space which we have been designing and building out for the last 8 months.