NYTimes: design lead for messaging, and redesigning the homepage (for real this time). Assistant editor of Contents and Codex. Slytherin.
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Just One Thing: A Year in Review, Part 2
Appreciation of usefulness and bar-raising at the end of a long, complicated yearPosted on
As we did last year, we’ve asked a couple of dozen people from all around the news-nerd community to tell us about one thing—article, feature, app, tool, or something else entirely—that they loved in 2015. This week, we’re publishing their responses, from interactives to project management software. We hope you find here at least one thing that eases your work, inspires new angles on your stories, and helps carry you through to 2016.
Behind the Scenes on the NYT Redesign
What it’s made of and whyPosted on
The New York Times just launched the first piece of their sitewide redesign: new article pages, with other tweaks and nudges throughout the site. We spoke with two designers and a developer who worked on the project to learn about the tech choices, design ideas, and strategy behind the new look and feel.