BizCraft Episode 55: Greg Storey

BizCraft Ep.55

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This is BizCraft, the podcast about the business side of web design, recorded live almost every two weeks. Your hosts are Carl Smith (@carlsmith) of nGen Works and Gene Crawford (@genecrawford) of UnmatchedStyle.

Episode Overview

Carl has an in depth conversation with former Happy Cog and Bureau co-founder Greg Storey, the Original Airbag himself to see what he’s been up to since leaving Happy Cog.

Follow Greg on Twitter: @Brilliantcrank

Show Flow:
– Design Jobs (what the landscape looks like for “experienced designers”)
– Is job focus good or bad?
– The size of a business dictates the type of designer and timing of hiring a specific type of designer.
– Lots of business is hiring many, many designers.
– How much does a company’s culture affect your decision to work somewhere?
– What happens with bigger product companies buy a service “agency” company?
– Do product companies value product designers vs. agency designers?
– What’s the hiring process been like across the board so far?
– What’s your story? No pun, it’s a question Greg had asked in an interview…


Gene Crawford

With over a decade of experience in the industry he has overseen the design and architecture of hundreds of web sites and applications. An active member in the design community, he's the editor & producer of, the ConvergeSE, ConvergeFL, ConvergeRVA and the Breaking Development conference series.