Welcome back to Meta Q’s Statamic Series – interviews with designers and developers creating Statamic websites and add-ons. Meet Chris O’Brien, designer and strategist at Dative.
Meta Q presents the Statamic Series – interviews with designers and developers creating Statamic websites and add-ons. Meet Matt Steele, a front-end developer at Q Digital Studio and part of the Meta Q team.
“As a new parent, your life will be about adaptation and changing course. Don't be afraid to try something different when things just aren't working. Go for a walk, grab some coffee, try some new music! Don't be afraid to get yourself unstuck.” Working father Chris Alvarez, a Senior UX Designer at Slice of Lime is a firm believer in flexibility when it comes to being a parent and working in a creative field. Alvarez took some time out of his busy schedule balancing time at work and time being a father to two girls, aged two and five, to chat with the Meta Q about making it work as a working parent. Answers have been edited for clarity.
Sharee Hiatt is the Creative Lead for the Web and IT department at Open Media Foundation. A little over a year and a half ago she had her first child, Ashton. She loves work and being a mom to a happy 20-month old boy and has found a way to have what she considers a happy work-life balance.
“You don't have to do what anyone tells you to do.” – Words of wisdom from working mother Brittany Hass. Hass, art director at Studio Pattern and mother of Jonah, took some time out of her busy schedule to chat with Meta Q about how she feels about being a working parent and how her work-life balance has changed, post-baby.
Nearly two years ago, Susan and Corey Snipes had their first child, Amelie. Prior to their daughter’s birth, Corey was the co-owner of a consulting business. With Amelie’s arrival, Corey chose to reevaluate his work setup and made some changes to improve his and his family’s life.
In 2005, Massachusetts resident Johnny Earle had an idea. A tasty idea. After very successfully selling T-shirts while touring with his metalcore band, “Johnny Cupcakes” decided to take his name off the road and onto the rack. The rest is history. Find out more about our brand idol, Johnny Cupcakes.
Are the Mark Zuckerbergs of the world successful because they have some innate talent, or are they successful because they're incredibly talented and have the backgrounds that allow them to be successful in the tech world? DigitalunDivided and the FOCUS100 conference are helping talented women of color get the connections they need to get their start-ups off the ground. Meta Q's Lindsay McComb chatted with DigitalunDivided founder, Kathryn Finney, to find out how.