Overtime

Overtime

On Overtime, Dribbble's official podcast, we share in-depth interviews with your favorite designers. Twice a month we'll be speaking to Dribbblers about their process, the tools they use, and we'll get the stories behind their most popular shots. Overtime is hosted by Dan Cederholm, designer and Co-founder of Dribbble.

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    Entrepreneur and prankster Johnny Cupcakes on what it takes to build and sustain a booming personal brand

    Self-made entrepreneur and prankster, Johnny Earle, joins us on Overtime to chat about the making of the widely popular Johnny Cupcakes brand. Johnny takes us way back and explains how it all got started—from what inspired him to become an entrepreneur at a very young age, to the struggles of managing and sustaining a growing business, and all of the lessons he’s learned in between.

    Johnny also shares an incredibly hilarious April Fools’ prank his team played on customers at their retail store location you won’t want to miss! It’s just one of the many examples Johnny mentions in relation to the importance of creating a community of customers and spreading good vibes.

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    Revision Path’s Maurice Cherry on creating opportunities and shining a light on others

    Designer, podcaster, and pioneering digital creator, Maurice Cherry, joins us on Overtime. In this episode, Maurice shares what he's up to at Glitch as the Head of Media and the history behind how Revision Path became a podcast and how it's grown and changed in the last 5 years. He also shares the intention behind the 28 Days of the Web project—an initiative to profile different black designers and developers during the month of February.

    Dan and Maurice also discuss what professional design organizations are bringing to the table and if our industry actually needs them. Maurice also shares thoughts on the work the AIGA is doing and how it could be improved.

    You'll want to listen until the end of the episode to hear about the BIG project Maurice is working on next that includes hearing from the next generation of designers and some he shares some super simple advice for designers.

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    Hop, skip, and a jump into freelance with Lauren Hom

    Passion project aficionado and hand lettering artist, Lauren Hom, joins us on Overtime to chat about the success she's found by doing the work she loves. We discuss a few of her popular projects including Flour Crowns, Will Letter for Lunch, and Daily Dishonestly.

    She also shares some sage advice on freelancing and how she quit her advertising art director gig to work for herself. It doesn't have to be a big jump—there are steps you can take to move the mountains closer and make it more of a hop.

    Lauren urges creatives to share work that's not perfect. Quality over quantity still reigns true, but quantity does have some validity in the current landscape of how we share things on social media.

    This episode is brought to you by .ME.

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    50 episodes down and the lessons we've learned along the way

    This is a special episode for a few reasons—it's our 50th episode and it kicks off season four of Overtime! We had so many incredible people on the show last year that we're looking back at 2018 and sharing some of our favorite clips.

    We were surprised to see some common themes emerge over the year. In this episode, you'll hear from past guests about how they've attracted the clients they truly want by being sharing their authentic selves, how teaching can actually be a big learning experience, how side projects can be used to explore new directions, and a few more.

    We hope you enjoyed listening to season three of Overtime as much we enjoyed making it. Have feedback for us? Share your thoughts in our annual Overtime survey.

    This episode is brought to you by PageCloud, the world's best drag and drop site builder. Right now, PageCloud is offering you the chance to earn up to $1,000 for building a PageCloud template. Sign up at pagecloud.com/dribbble.

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    RetroSupply's Dustin Lee shares the secrets to his entrepreneurial success

    On Overtime, designer and entrepreneur, Dustin Lee shares, how he built his wildly successful resource marketplace for designers—RetroSupply Co. In this episode, Dustin shares the numbers and why they're important, where his inspiration for creating analog resources and assets comes from, and what it's like to build tools for creatives.

    Additionally, Dustin shares how he's built a community around RetroSupply Co., how teaming up with other designers can help you both grow your businesses, and how embracing imperfections can create authenticity in your work. We also chat about his side hustle and passion for helping other designers unlock passive income. And maybe some other secrets too. You'll have to listen to find out.

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    Lyft's VP of Design Katie Dill on helping others unlock their potential

    Lyft's VP of Design, Katie Dill, joins us on Overtime to talk about her path as a designer, why she loves being a design manager, and learning to speak a new language when it comes to recognizing designers on your team. We also chat about Lyft's vision for the future, redesigning Lyft's passenger app, using storyboards as a design tool, and of course the pink mustache.

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    Finding Freedom in Personal Work with Mary Kate McDevitt

    On Overtime, illustrator and letterer Mary Kate McDevitt shares her path to becoming a freelance artist. After attending Tyler School of Art and moving to Portland, Mary Kate found her voice by setting goals, authoring books, and teaching classes.

    Mary Kate shares a behind-the-scenes look at the tools and process she uses to create her beautiful, detailed pieces. She also shares how teaching has helped her refine her process and how she throws that process away and finds freedom when doing personal work. Blasting a little classical music helps too.

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    From skeuomorphic design to building a global agency with Clay's Anton Zykin and Dmitry Tsozik

    On Overtime, we dive into a little Dribbble history with Clay's Anton Zykin and Dmitry Tsozik. If you were on Dribbble in the early days, you may remember the incredible skeuomorphic icons made by SoftFacade. In this episode, we hear how Anton and Dmitry got started, what happened when iOS 7 killed skeuomorphic design, their advice building an agency, and about their journey from Russia to San Francisco.

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    Creative Coding: Programming Visuals with Joshua Davis

    Legendary designer, Joshua Davis, joins us to talk about how he utilizes programming to create unique visual landscapes. A Flash pioneer for over a decade, Joshua shares his journey with open source software and creative coding that informs his incredible art. In this episode, we time travel back to ‘95 to hear how Joshua went from painting to programming. He also shares what frameworks he’s using now, why he’s a fan of open source software, and why it’s important to share what he’s learned with others.

    This episode is brought to you by Wix. Push the limits of design and start creating beautiful, impactful websites that are uniquely yours at wix.com/dribbble.

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    Designing for Everyone, Everywhere with Luke Wroblewski

    Our latest Overtime guest, Luke Wroblewski, is known best for humanizing technology. He's the author of several web design books, has founded several start-ups that were later acquired, and he's now the Product Director at Google.

    In this episode, Dan and Luke discuss the key ideas behind his book Mobile First and how that translates to building for devices today, why we should be data-informed not data-driven when it comes to building products, and what he learned from his time creating and building Bagcheck and Polar.

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