VUI design

The voice design sprint with Maaike Coppens

The voice design sprint with Maaike Coppens 1800 1200 VUX World

Maaike Coppens returns to share how you can go from zero to hero in one voice design sprint. From nothing at the beginning to a a validated use case and prototype at the end, with fun in the middle.  read more

Persona design and voice actors with Adva Levin

Persona design and voice actors with Adva Levin 1800 1200 VUX World

Adva Levin joins us to share why you should design personas for your voice apps, how you can create them, as well as how to work with voice acting talent.
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From copywriter to conversation designer with Claire Medcalf

From copywriter to conversation designer with Claire Medcalf 1800 1200 VUX World

Claire Medcalf, Lead Creative at Rehab Agency, joins us to share her learnings on moving from a copywriter to a conversation designer and how you can do the same.

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In this episode

This week, Dustin and Kane catch up with Cannes Lions Gold-Winning Creative Lead, Claire Medcalf and discuss how she went from copywriter to conversational designer.

We chat about the similarities and differences between the two, Claire’s learnings in designing conversations, where the role will go in future and how you can become a conversation designer.

As adoption of voice user interfaces become more prevalent, so too will the role of Conversational Designer. This episode will give you a glimpse into the life of a conversational designer and help you establish your own path to doing the same.

Links

Visit the Rehab website

Follow Claire on Twitter

Connect with Claire on LinkedIn

Connecting the Dots with Ruby Steel and Will Merrill

Connecting the Dots with Ruby Steel and Will Merrill 1800 1200 VUX World

This week, we’re finding out how Ruby Steel and Will Merrill made Alexa more accessible for Susan as part of BBC 2’s Big Life Fix. read more

How we approach voice with Fortune 100 companies and the Kung Fu Panda Alexa skill with Greg Hedges

How we approach voice with Fortune 100 companies and the Kung Fu Panda Alexa skill with Greg Hedges 1800 1200 VUX World

Greg Hedges, VP Emerging Experiences at RAIN agency, shares the secrets of how RAIN approach voice with Fortune 100 companies and talks us through how they built the Kung Fu Panda Alexa skill for DreamWorks. read more

Twilio Autopilot and building trust through dialogue design with Elaine Lee

Twilio Autopilot and building trust through dialogue design with Elaine Lee 1800 1200 VUX World

Kane Simms and Dustin Coates are joined by Elaine Lee, Principal Product Designer at Twilio, to discuss the ins and outs of Twilio’s Autopilot bot builder and how you can build trust with users through dialogue design. read more

Can design solve the biggest challenges in voice? With Mark Webster of Adobe XD

Can design solve the biggest challenges in voice? With Mark Webster of Adobe XD 1800 1200 VUX World

Why do all skills start with ‘Welcome to xyz’? Is an ‘assistant’ the right mental model for voice experiences? Mark Webster of Adobe XD joins us to tackle some of the biggest challenges in voice and discusses how design can play a role in solving them. read more

A voice design workshop blueprint for Alexa skill building

A voice design workshop blueprint for Alexa skill building 1800 1200 VUX World

Voice design can be a challenge for those who’ve never done it. Designing an Alexa skill is completely different to designing a website or app.

In this video, we run through a blueprint for a voice design workshop that you can use with your team or clients to find a use case, design, prototype and test a voice app. read more

Designing story-telling robots with Amy Stapleton

Designing story-telling robots with Amy Stapleton 1800 1200 VUX World

This week, Dustin and I are joined by Tellables co-founder, Amy Stapleton, to discuss storytelling through Alexa and the design challenges that come with that.

By the end of this podcast, you’ll:

  • Be familiar with situational design
  • Gain insight into designing with Amazon Polly
  • Learn about complex interaction models
  • See how you can use metaphors to help users navigate (in this case, a box of chocolates)
  • Understand how to build your own voice CMS and more

About Amy and Tellables

After spending many years in IT, including 14 years at NASA as an IT manager, Amy Stapleton is driving the voice first revolution forward. Tellables build conversational story experiences for talking devices and provide a platform to showcase the work of talented authors within voice apps.

Where to listen

Apple podcasts

Spotify

YouTube

CastBox

Spreaker

TuneIn

Breaker

Stitcher

PlayerFM

iHeartRadio

Links

Visit the Tellables website
Follow Tellables on Twitter
Follow Amy on Twitter
Enable My Box of Chocolates
View the My Box of Chocolates list of candies
Enable the Tricky Genie skill
Check out the Pepper robot
Find out more about Airtable
Paul Cutsinger on situational design

Emotional intelligence with Sina Kahen

Emotional intelligence with Sina Kahen 1800 1200 VUX World


This week, we’re joined by VAICE co-founder, Sina Kahen to discuss the importance of emotional intelligence and how you can design EQ into your voice experiences using the 6 ‘First date’ principles. read more