In this episode Meg Lewis founder of Ghostly Ferns and Scouted joins Gary Rozanc to discuss the different paths to becoming an interactive designer, including creating your own interdisciplinary degree and online training. The conversation goes into the specific skills and inquisitive nature it takes to succeed in the industry upon graduation. Meg also discusses the importance of simply being friendly in a thankfully friendly industry!
Meg Lewis is a 2015 net magazine awards “Designer of the Year” nominee, the founder of Ghostly Ferns, a freelancing family located in Brooklyn, NY and the co-founder of Scouted, a place to discover and save recommendations from your coolest internet friends.
Meg specializes in brand strategy and product design for companies big and small. Meg creates and executes usable, clean, friendly design and has been know to say “Who says design has to be serious?”, all the while puttin’ the fun in fun—ctional design. She works with companies founded by happy, hard-working people. Her rigorous research-heavy approach to design and usability allows Meg to create human-centered design with a lot of oomf!
When Meg isn’t designing web things and logos n’ such you can find her teaching interaction at Parsons, The New School for Design, creating classes for Skillshare, and sharing her thoughts on the Pastry Box Project.