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Justin Dauer (2 Posts)

About: Justin Dauer is a multi-faceted, multi-pierced, and multi-tattooed designer from Chicago. As the Creative Director for, he's passionate about UI and UX design...and equally passionate about a pint of Guinness. is his personal creative outlet and portfolio, with his random design/technology musings @pseudoroom.

The Usability of Video Game Design

About a year ago I wrote an article on the Usability of Résumé Design; a concept that, while well-received, garnered specific feedback from a few voices that I found particularly interesting. Summarized, the gist was that “he uses the word ‘usability’, but I don’t think that’s the right term in referring to a résumé”. Usability is a condition of anything…

The Usability of Resume Design

When we think resume design, “usability” typically isn’t one of the first things to spring to mind. An art director seeking a new position might create an 8-point typographic masterpiece that, while beautiful as a design, is not the best read of information. A developer may hammer out an exhaustive, experience-documenting, 4-page all-serif Word doc. While the ultimate opportunity you’re…