In this discussion, members of the design and development team at Headway shared their personal experiences of working remotely. They share how they got started, how tools have improved, and advice on setting yourself up for success as an essential remote team member.
The design team shared some of their favorite tools and methods for tackling project management and remote collaboration. We gathered those resources for you below.
Build better products as a remote team. Design, prototype, and gather feedback all in one place with Figma.
Communicate visually at the speed of thought – collaborative flowcharts, wireframes, sticky notes, and mind maps.
These tools allow you to send short video screen recordings to your contacts, adding a more personal touch to your email or communication. These tools are chrome browser extensions.
Task and project management.
Write, plan, collaborate, and get organized with this powerful, yet minimal tool.
User Story Mapping tool for agile product management. Real-time, two-way Trello, JIRA, GitHub, Pivotal Tracker integration.
Organize conversations, share files, and get answers faster. Keep your whole team in the loop by messaging in open spaces called channels.
These tools will help automate time tracking, PTO calculation, paydays and your weekly check-ins.
Track time your way! Start & stop timers as you work.
Encourages engagement with your employees by sending you five questions to discuss during your 1-on-1 each week.
Helps you in leave management, attendance tracking, and automates PTO calculation.
Provides a cloud-based payroll, benefits, and human resource management software for businesses based in the United States.
UPDATE: This event is now online only in efforts to help the prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
All Headway events will be online until further notice.
💻 What is it like working as a remote designer and how do you do it successfully?
👀 Where do you find remote work?
🤔 How can a company create a strong and successful remote work culture?
🤗 Join us to get answers to all these questions at this free event!
This month, Headway is hosting a panel discussion with members of their remote team! You'll be able to ask questions and learn about what it’s like to successfully be a remote software developer for an agency or software company.
Clint McManaman, Senior Designer, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Alex Siclari, Senior Designer, Buffalo, New York
Billy Sweetman, Green Bay, Wisconsin
This event is only online. Join us for the live stream!
This event is part of a two-track evening in partnership with ReactJS Green Bay, a front end development meetup. This allows designers and developers to get connected and learn how to create better products together, rather than in silos.
Invite co-workers, friends, and anyone else you think would benefit from the community.
Bring co-workers, friends, and anyone else you think would benefit from the community.
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