Basecamp design lead Jonas Downey answers questions about working remotely.
Video of Jonas' Q&A | YouTube playlist of all Q&As - 00:33
Jonas Downey on Twitter - 00:39
Question #1: I’m planning on doing design thinking sessions for groups. How should I channel the team aspect in a virtual call with 20 to 30 people? - 4:25
Question #2: What tools do you use to replace whiteboarding and Post-It sessions? - 6:33
Reflector app - 7:31
Question #3: It seems like most communication you do runs through Basecamp. How do you communicate the intricacies of designs to engineers, and what’s your workflow? - 8:51
Basecamp co-founders Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson's live walkthrough of the company's Basecamp account - 8:54
Question #4: Do you use version control tools like Abstract? - 12:46
Question #5: In the meeting-averse culture of Basecamp, how does design work get reviewed and approved? - 16:23
Question #6: Do you use any design tools, or do you design in the browser? - 17:44
Question #7: Is it required at Basecamp for a designer to know how to code? - 18:48
Question #8: How many designers do you have at Basecamp? - 20:21
Question #9: I'm interested in the dynamic between designers and product managers. Do you do project management yourself using tools like Jira or Trello? - 21:07
Question #10: How do you balance between designer and manager roles? - 23:00
Basecamp on Twitter - 25:35
What is Rework?
A podcast by Basecamp about the better way to work and run your business. We bring you stories and unconventional wisdom from Basecamp’s co-founders and other business owners.