Harper Atlas on Tailwind From the Perspective of a Designer

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Published November 17, 2022 | Duration: 39:54 | RSS Feed | Direct download
Transcript: English

We are excited to have SmartLogic's own Harper Atlas as our guest on Elixir Wizards today! Harper, a product designer at SmartLogic (and cat lady at home), joins us on this episode to parse the particulars of the Tailwind framework from a designer's perspective. Join us to gain insights from our first non-engineer guest in this spirited conversation with Harper!

Key Points From This Episode:

  • We learn about Harper’s journey into the UX field
  • Harper breaks down her day-to-day life as a product designer at SmartLogic
  • What the difference between FigMa and FigJam is
  • The good & bad sides of Tailwind
  • What goes into developer handoff and how that varies depending on the company and team
  • The importance of finding common language and bridging the gap between developer island and design island within a developer handoff
  • The features that Harper doesn’t like about Tailwind
  • How Tailwind has started to feel like the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon
  • Harper gives developers some advice on how to be more helpful to designers while working in a Tailwind space

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Harper Atlas on LinkedIn — https://www.linkedin.com/in/harper-atlas
Harper Atlas on Twitter — https://twitter.com/harperatlas
SmartLogic — https://smartlogic.io/
SmartLogic Twitter — https://twitter.com/smartlogic

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