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

May

20

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Hopin

Thursday, May 20, 2021

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST | 9:00 AM -1:00 PM PST

May

06

ConveyUX World Tour

Planet Earth

Thursday, May 6, 2021

10:30 AM EST | 7:30 AM PST

Prioritizing Accessibility in UX Research and Design

Prioritizing Accessibility in UX Research and Design

McKayl Barrows

As we gear up for our Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) event on Thursday, May 20, 2021, learn how our UX teams are making accessibility a priority, and how your team can do the same.

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Celebrating Space Day: 9 Blinkers Share What It's Like To Work with NASA

Celebrating Space Day: 9 Blinkers Share What It's Like To Work with NASA

McKayl Barrows

“It’s an honor to work on projects that champion science and ingenuity and inspire the next generation of scientists, educators, students, and space enthusiasts.” —Tristan Plank, Principal UX Designer

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Why You Should Treat Your Website Like a Product

Why You Should Treat Your Website Like a Product

Kelly Franznick

Understanding your website as a product will set your company apart from competitors.

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Why Your UX Team Needs a Project Manager

Why Your UX Team Needs a Project Manager

Serena Down

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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What you need to know about B2E UX (business-to-employee user experience )

What you need to know about B2E UX (business-to-employee user experience )

Kelly Franznick

We answer the question, "What is B2E UX?" and discuss three reasons why adopting easy-to-use technology for your employees will enrich your company.

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What Is the Impact of the Proposed Revisions to the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)?

What Is the Impact of the Proposed Revisions to the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative ...

Joe Welinske

Blink is looking forward to integrating version 3 into its existing accessibility practice as soon as it is formalized. All organizations interested in expanding accessibility on the web should welcome this latest addition from the W3C.

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Conducting User Research and COVID-19

Conducting User Research and COVID-19

Kelly Franznick

In collaboration with colleagues within and outside of Blink, plus a fair amount of experimenting at home, Chief Innovation Officer Kelly Franznick put together a set of protocols for a safe return to our user research labs.

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Workplace Culture: Gender Equity at Blink

Workplace Culture: Gender Equity at Blink

Linda Wagener, Ph.D.

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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Blink Listed in 2020 Gartner Design System Report

Blink Listed in 2020 Gartner Design System Report

The 2020 report cites Blink’s work with NASA.

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Making an Impact Through Community Commitment

Making an Impact Through Community Commitment

Nickelle Sletteland

We are passionate about partnering with local UX community organizations in all our studio locations.

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