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Blink Opens Austin Studio
Following expansions to San Diego and Boston, the Seattle-based UX design and research firm opens a studio location in Austin.
Blink and Microsoft Research + Insights Invited Seattle’s UX Research Leaders to Ask “#WhatIsResearchOps?”
On Thursday, June 28, Blink was pleased to host a #WhatIsResOps workshop for our region. The workshop was led by Melissa Braxton, a research director at Blink, and Sheetal D. Agarwal, Microsoft Research + Insight senior design researcher.
Work Hard and Create Your Own Path: Women Who Inspire Us
In recognition of International Women’s Day, we talked to some of the women of Blink about the women who inspire them.
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 their experiences as women in tech.
Blink Open House Party
Wednesday, February 7, 5:00-9pm We’d love for you to join us for an Open House Party to celebrate Blink’s new office space. We will have the office open for tours and feature two presentations and an artist reception, showcasing the art of Terry Richardson. Our research labs will be open with Oculus demos available to anyone…
I am thrilled to announce the brilliant minds at Tectonic are now in-house at Blink as part of our design studio! Tectonic brings a new design muscle to Blink that is based on the creative leap from process and strategy to driving impactful design — a perfect complement to our Evidence-driven Design approach. By joining…
Blinker Profiles: Holly Prouty
Blinkers are an interesting and dynamic group of people. Each Blinker is carefully selected to join the team because we understand how he or she will positively contribute to our culture and work. And while we do post Blinker Bios on our website, we thought we’d go a little further and profile our Blinkers on…
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. Blink hired architects Marvin Yamaguchi and Christine Chaney to design a space to meet employee and client needs, and foster productivity for different working styles and phases of a project. The…
Sirius XM’s Business Radio Interview
On November 16, 2017, our CEO, Karen Clark Cole was interviewed by Forbes senor editor of entrepreneurship, Loren Feldman on his Sirius radio show called Mind Your Business, powered by the Wharton School. Karen talks with Loren about designing complex systems through Evidence-driven Design, examples of how voice is changing healthcare for seniors and people…
How Evidence-driven Design Supports Innovation
Because Blink has clients across the globe, I travel a lot for work. Unlike some people, I actually enjoy airplane rides. They offer me a rare chance to be alone with my own thoughts… except when the person sitting next to me wants to talk. On a recent trip, a fellow passenger asked me the…
What A Year!
2017 was a big year, and I want to start by thanking all of the dedicated, hard working and brilliant employees at Blink for giving it your all, every day. I am both inspired and humbled by the dedication that our Blinkers have to our clients, and to each other. Team commitment reigns high in…
At Blink we create experience maps as an instrument to articulate user engagement with a product. Experience maps are a visual representation of the users’ journey over time, and they provide a handy communication tool for teams to inform product direction. The benefit... Read More
Onboarding is a human resources term that we in the UX field have borrowed as a label for the process of getting someone “up and running” with your site, app, or service. The onboarding process is a critical step in setting your users up for success with your product, b... Read More