How easy was it to find our blog on our website? What about our team section? Our designers and developers are constantly scrutinizing potential UI/UX concepts, especially as we redesign our website. So it's only appropriate for this week's RC theme to cover trends & news in the world of UI design! Find out how Ubisoft is approaching accessibility, the origins of UI design's historical use of [x] to close a window, and 7 elements of good UX in 2018.
The Summer Solstice has passed, which means that the heat index in Durham is rising. School may be out for summer, however, there’s no shame in sidestepping heat exhaustion in exchange for some solid learning. In this week’s lesson we will be discussing health insurance, 6502 processor opcodes, an upcoming technology for energy efficiency, and a new supreme court sales tax decision.
It’s finally hot enough to complain about how hot it is! Thankfully, due to the nature of this industry, the DesignHammer team has the luxury of staying thermally content as we continue to crack out code in our North Carolina office.
What does a living wage mean for our community? See why we became a part of this movement by joining the growing group of accredited living wage employers in Durham, NC.
Feeling burned out on the job? Overwhelmed by work-life conflict?
Work-related stress bogs down employee satisfaction and work effectiveness — and ultimately impacts companies’ bottom line.
Workplace flexibility gives employees more control over their schedules and work time, allowing realistic work and life patterns to fit within the needs of both employers and employees.
For two DesignHammer staff members, utilizing standing desks boosts energy and productivity while easing the pains and problems usually associated with sitting.
Recycling eWaste keeps items out of landfills and, thanks to one organization, supports local STEM education.
The nickname “tree killer” isn’t one I’d like to keep around.
Durham, NC — DesignHammer is honored to receive the Alfred P. Sloan “Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility” award for the second year in a row. The company is recognized, along with national employers of all sizes, for its use of flexible workplace practices.
In honor of National Bike Month, DesignHammer created a new Sustainable Commuting page highlighting two of our team members' bicycle commuting habits.