We've recently begun to introduce "Developer Archetypes," a set of self-identified labels Atoms can use to radiate their strengths and interests.
Adding a few Nerf guns and trendy posters won't cut it — a company that's truly supportive of design will experience a culture shift from the inside out.
One of the best parts of working at Atomic Object is the people I get to work with every day. They're respectful and responsible, they take care of each other, and they're just a f
The "T-shaped person" has long been a holy grail in the software industry. I disagree. The ideal candidate should look more like a broken comb.
Frameworks that foster cross-pollination of ideas are a better means of spreading knowledge and innovation across an organization than top-down policy definition.
Teams of generalist software makers are more efficient, more profitable, and more successful than teams of specialists.
Want to become a creative problem solver? Trying stepping outside your field. You’ll be surprised by all the ways your new knowledge will come in handy.
Poly-skilled co-located teams of generalists are more likely to deliver products on time and efficiently than separate groups of specialized people.
A developer can help with with user research, IA or IxD tasks. A designer can contribute HTML and CSS directly into a project.