In episode 19 of The Product Design Podcast, Seth Coelen interviews Peter Loving, Founder of User Active, his agency where they create software interfaces that users love. He is a Product Designer based in Barcelona and originally from London in the UK.
Peter transitioned from a degree in product design focused on interior lighting and furniture but quickly realized that the toolkit he gathered in this area easily translated into UX and software design. He shares with us his journey into freelance and then how he founded and has grown his agency from there!
During our interview with Peter you will learn:
💡Peter’s journey from designing interior lighting and furniture to UX design
🔥 How to get started in freelance and the strategies that make it work long term
📢 Finding leads from cold calls to personal and professional connections
💪 Building an agency when the freelance work requires more time and a larger range of skills
🎯 How to motivate the team you are building
🤔 What Peter looks for when he is adding to his team
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