Signal337

--- Tim McKenna ---

Signal337 broadcasts the thoughts, experiences, and conversations of Tim McKenna. As a design and technology professional, Tim has worked in a multitude of industries and has learned truths about business, design, psychology, creativity, and life. Join me for thought-provoking discussions and new perspectives on design.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Getting a Design Job with no Experience

    Design is a job...and to get a job you need some experience, but you can't get any meaningful experience without a job, right? It's the classic chicken and the egg story...but does it have to be so cut and dry? Can you get a job in design without a college ...

    09/21/2020

  2. About Recruiting

    I have a lot of jobs in my life...but it wasn't until I became a knowledge worker that I interfaced with job recruiters. As a designer, it's been interesting to see the different types of jobs that recruiters are actively hiring for and seeing the mismatch of knowledge and expectations. ...

    09/13/2020

  3. Regarding Vision

    Too often, many people let life happen to them instead of working towards something. Having a vision of what you want your life to be and how you are going to acheive it is key to realizing it and making your goals attainable. This episode discusses having a vision for ...

    09/07/2020

  4. Interview with Courtland Ellis

    Courtland Ellis is a man of many talents. Currently, he works at BankMobile, a fintech startup where he works on social media strategy, app design, and email marketing. He's previously worked at Aspire Ventures being a lead designer developing company brand assets, app UI design, and illustration and he got ...

    08/31/2020

  5. On Failure

    Failure sucks...no one likes to fail. But really, what is failure? Isn't the journey of getting good at something paved with the learning opportunities you go through? Is failure a bad thing? And what truly is failing at something? This episode is all about failure and reframing the conversation. To ...

    08/11/2020