what’s it like being a designer at Flickr?

I’ve wondered this myself… so I thought I’d use the PodCastJam as a great excuse to get in touch with George Oates, an Australian (ex Adelaide) gal who’s been working with Flickr since before they were Flickr (remember Ludicorp?).

So, in my podcast interviewing debut (and… yes, I need more practice. Want to be interviewed?), I’ve posted an interview with George on the PodCastJam site.

I feel very nervous suggesting this, but I can’t hide such a great opportunity to chat with someone who designs in such an interesting spaces…. so, go check it out!

(Does anyone else think I sound remarkably like Judith Lucy?! Surely I don’t talk like that all the time…. must be my special podcast interviewing voice. A cousin of my phone answering voice).

Personally, I’ve found it really interesting that despite all the different perspectives that people have been coming at Office 2.0 at the conference and the jam, two really loud recurrent themes keep coming out – community and collaboration.

I like that.

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2 Responses to “what’s it like being a designer at Flickr?”

  1. lelak October 17, 2006 at 12:36 am #

    You’ve always had a touch of the Judith Lucy about you…

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    [...] Designing @ Flickr Leisa Reichelt’s (Disambiguity) eerste podcast, die ze twijfelend aanbied. Ze interviewde George Oats, designer @ Flickr. Leisa Reichelt talks with Flickr designer George Oates about web and office 2.0, touching on topics including community building, the iterative nature of Flickr’s design process, and how Flickr incorporates user feedback into their service. [...]