Brian Lovin

  • @brian
  • Staff Product Designer, GitHub
  • he/him
  • San Francisco
I'm a product designer, currently working on the native mobile apps at GitHub. Before that, I co-foun...  
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2021

Sep 11, 2021
Sep 11, 2021
Created a Figma Plugin
Shared a Figma plugin idea I'm working on: Color System. It's a simple plugin that helps you generate linked color styles, which is particularly useful for design systems where you want something like `textPrimary` to reference `gray1000`.

Watch the Loom: https://www.loom.com/share/2a2dad6140d3488792e7f53d2bc88e76
Aug 04, 2021
Aug 04, 2021
I added the ability to respond to questions on my AMA page with audio. This was a fun little weekend project to play with waveform generation, learning more about audio APIs on the web, and figuring out some more complex state management in React. Ask me a question!

https://brianlovin.com/ama
Jul 18, 2021
Jul 18, 2021
Published a blog post
I wrote about my early experiences as a design advisor and angel investor. It'll be fun to revisit this in a year or two after I've learned even more and hopefully seen some wins 😊 

https://brianlovin.com/writing/what-ive-learned-so-far-about-design-advising-and-angel-investing
Jun 25, 2021
Jun 25, 2021
Interviewed on a podcast
Jonny Burch invited me onto the Progression Podcast to talk about the rise of senior designers, career paths for individual contributors, building startups, the utility of job titles, and a whole lot more. This was a fun conversation!

https://progressionapp.com/blog/podcast-26-brian-lovin-github-spectrum-design-details-on-the-rise-of-the-senior-ic/
May 06, 2021
May 06, 2021
Published a blog post
I wrote about my tips and strategies for giving a strong portfolio presentation in an interview. I find many people make a lot of common mistakes that can be easily fixed by focusing on clear storytelling and setting the right amount of context.

https://brianlovin.com/writing/how-to-give-a-great-product-design-portfolio-presentation
Apr 29, 2021
Apr 29, 2021
Published a blog post
Meta! I wrote about why more people should be making personal changelogs (or, using Polywork to host one).

https://brianlovin.com/writing/make-a-personal-changelog
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