Design Vitamins - Issue #4

Design Vitamins Issue #4 featuring Parabola, HTML to Design, Framer, Airtable, Ed Catmull,, Product Design Fellowship and more.

Design Vitamins - Issue #4

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Without further ado, let's dive into this week's Vitamins 💊

Five Finds of the week

  1. Random Ice Breakers by Parabola Figma Plugin. (Get it here 🔗)
  2. HTML to Design - A Figma plugin to convert websites to editable Figma files (Get it here 🔗)
  3. Tailwind CSS Gradients (Get it here 🔗)
  4. Framer: Design and Launch a website in a snap. (Try Now 🔗)
  5. Airtable Interface Designer: Launch portals quickly with data (View 🔗)

Four Things to Read, See and Hear this week

  1. Creativity Inc. - Ed Catmull (See Full Talk 🔗)
  2. Kunal Shah on the Knowledge Project (See Full Talk ️��)
  3. 20 Design System Plugins (Read Thread 🔗)
  4. The Optimal Discovery Podcast (Listen to Show 🔗)

Three Things to Try this week

  1. Big Timer - Countdown timer for your workshops (Try now 🔗)
  2. Music in Figjam - Collaborate and listen to amazing music (Try now 🔗)
  3. - Thoughtful relationship building (Try now 🔗)

Two Picks of the week

Job: UI/UX Designer at Mentor Match

Mentor Match is a self-study platform that helps high school students from classes VIII-XII connect instantly with tutors through a one-on-one live video call for JEE, NEET, NTSE, Board exam and school exam aspirants.

Mentor Match has raised $1 Million in funding last year and is looking for a designer to help take them to the next level.

Must haves: Minimum of 2 years of Experience and Working knowledge of Ed-Tech or have been part of a funded startup. Learn more about the role 🔗

Did you know? 98% of India's Product Designer's are Self-Taught and struggle with the following:

1. Not having proper basics of Information, Interaction and Interface to design products for their users.

2. Not knowing how to articulate their design decisions properly and lose out an opportunity to defend their designs to their managers & reviewers.

3. Not knowing how to speak to their users and design with their needs in mind.

If you want to get off on the right foot and learn more about Product Design in a cohort, the Product Design Fellowship is the right one for you. The program is a better fit for junior designers or anyone who is looking to explore product design from amazing folks like Karthi Subbaraman, Ben George, Sunit S., Dharmesh BA 🕵🏽‍♂️ and Arjun Phlox. The program also offers 1 year of placement support with Hiring partners, if you are looking out.

One Nugget for this week

Found on Twitter 😆

Adios and see ya, next week 👋