I’m Justin, a designer at Entrepreneur ✌ 

 

Half a decade of experimenting, succeeding and failing at design while always finding new ways to learn… and build Trello boards for EVERYTHING!

Projects

My Mini-Design System With Entrepreneur XD/CC Library

Designing from scratch loses its fun after you make the same button 30 times.

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Rethinking Usable.tools

Due to a hasty development process the USABLE site suffered from navigational and inconsistency issues that made the site very difficult to access information and resources.

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Building Better Experiences With Prototypes and Interaction Videos

Describing an interaction on a website via a static mockup is difficult, asking a developer to build it without any frame of reference is even more so.

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Let’s Try HTML5 Banner Ads?

Static display ads are all fine and good except when they are competing with rich media ads (or animated HTML5 bannner ads).

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Making Entrepreneur More Animated

Social media has become crowded with videos, GIFs, webms, and all kinds of other moving pixels trying to steal your attention.

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Revamping The Entrepreneur Homepage Just Added Section

Even though the majority of our readers arrive on Entrepreneur.com via article, updating our homepage was a part of a larger design initiative balancing our visitor’s experience as well as creating a valuable space for our advertisers.

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Super Sleek Screenshots For The Entrepreneur Apps

Getting someone to download your application from an app store is way more complex than one might think.

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Housekeeping: Entrepreneur Encyclopedia Pages

Consistently in the top ten most visited pages (organically) on Entrepreneur.com, our large array of encyclopedia pages needed to quickly inform visitors and capitalize on page visits.

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About

My name is Justin DeBlois.  I work as a graphic and web designer  in Orange County.

Currently, I’m solving problems at Entrepreneur with a scrappy team of designers and engineers, from user experience improvements to print ads for Entrepreneur Magazine.

Outside of work, I’m constantly learning new and varied skills – web development and sewing being my go to right now.

Most recently, I’ve been passionate about building design systems (big or small) and how we, as designers, can utilize them to reduce time spent reinventing the wheel and focus on really matters.

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What I’m Reading

Ruined By Design 👏👏👏 by Mike Monteiro

Make Time ⏰ by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky

Game-Based Marketing 🎯 by Gabe Zichermann

Couture Sewing Techniques 👖 by Claire B. Shaeffer