Hi. I am Wade Shearer. I design usable, useful, and delightful products. I am a champion for lean, user-focused design and am currently focused on improving customer success for SaaS companies.

SPONSORED EVENTS

Quantifying User Behavior, by Patrick CoxThe Holodeck, Salt Lake City, 21 August 2015

Salt Lake Design WeekSalt Lake City, 14-15 October 2015

Front 2016The Depot, Salt Lake City, 12-13 May 2016

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Tourists are poor product designers: Why empathy requires experienceFront, 18 June 2015

KeynoteBYU User Experience Design Conference, 3 April 2015

Designing to learn: A model of experimentationLunchUX, 4 December 2014

Designing to learn: A model of experimentationSalt Lake Design Week, 16 October 2014

Landing your dream UX jobSalt Lake Design Week, 16 October 2014

Validate your hypothesis with MVP experimentsHireVue, 21 August 2014

How to get a UX hiring manager to hire youSalt Lake Design Week, 16 October 2013

It's not you, it's me: Lean UX and the antiheroSalt Lake Design Week, 16 October 2013

Technology should never get in the way of humanityIT Seminar, Brigham Young University, 9 October 2013

Designing for the user instead of your portfolioSalt Lake Design Week, 24 October 2012

Why you failed that UX job interviewSalt Lake Design Week, 23 October 2012

Why marketing and PR should care about user experienceMountain West PR Conference, 2 March 2012

PRESENTATIONS

Tourists are poor product designers: Why empathy requires experience62 MB

Designing to learn: A model of experimentationSlides, 43 MB

It's not you, it's me: Lean UX and the antiheroSlides, 24 MB

Designing for the user instead of your portfolioSlides, 17 MB

RECOMMENDED READING

Lean UXJeff Gothelf, Josh Seiden

Agile Experience DesignLindsay Radcliffe, Marc McNeill

Inspired: How To Create Products Customers LoveMarty Cagan