News, events, and what we’re thinking about.

May

21

Blink UX at SFDW

Virtual Event

Saturday, May 21, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 PM PT

Workplace Culture: Understanding the Positivity Ratio

Linda Wagener, Ph.D.

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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How Improving Website Accessibility Will Positively Impact SEO

Joe Welinske

Rodrigo Stockebrand

Accessible content leads to a more inclusive website, and by following web accessibility best practices, you can also improve search engine optimization (SEO).

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May

03

ConveyUX 2022

Virtual event

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM PT

Blink’s Pro Bono Program: Designing for Social Change

Kristina Knaus

Is your organization tackling problems and topics that address society’s most pressing issues? We'd love to hear from you!

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Numbers, Naturally

Quba Michalski

How to use our text-to-speech reader to create natural-sounding numbers for automated voice messaging systems.

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Launching the Future of Global Experience Design Alongside Mphasis

Mphasis, (BSE: 526299; NSE: MPHASIS), an Information Technology (IT) solutions provider specializing in cloud and cognitive services, announced today, its acquisition of Blink UX, a User Experience research, strategy, and design firm that works with the world’s leading companies to create transformative digital products, brands, and experiences.

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How Nudges in Design Can Effect Behavior Change

McKayl Barrows

As UX strategists, we use nudges and other lessons from behavioral economics to help people make better decisions — typically without their noticing.

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Blink UX Ranks #11 on PSBJ's “Washington’s Best Places to Work" List

PSBJ conducted a statewide employee survey for all nominees earlier in 2021. This title was awarded based on the results of that survey.

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Making the Most of a Internship Experience Through Collaboration

Karam Yoo

During my UX design internship, I learned that collaborating with my project team, the project client, and fellow Blinkers was the key to a successful project and internship experience.

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Blink UX is Named One of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

For the fifth time, Blink appears on the Inc. 5000, ranking No. 2283 with three-year revenue growth of 45% percent.

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Designing for Mobility Impairments

Joe Welinske

Blake Geyen

I met with Blake, one of Blink’s assistive device specialists, to discuss the challenges of his mobility impairment and his tips for creating inclusive app and web designs.

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