@josephbrueggen

Hello, my name is Joseph.

I'm a product designer working in tech. I work with brilliant cross-functional partners to create thoughtful user experiences. I'm focused on designing responsible solutions that genuinely improve lives.

About me

📚 → Aspiring feminist and entrepreneur

👟 → Amateur runner, always improving

🧠 → Business-minded, always learning

💸 → Fascinated by personal finance

What's happening?

Updated April 13, 2022

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🇵🇪 I’ve started a small project to accompany my journey of cultural reconnection → PERUANX

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🩰 My partner and I are opening a dance studio in Central Florida! It’s been a privilege to work on this business with her. Opening a physical business presents all sorts of unfamiliar challenges—but we are learning so much!

✨ I'm making this microsite to replace my previous website, because I realized that less is better here, too. More links will be active soon.

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🐦 I recently started using Typefully to schedule content on Twitter, and I'm in love with this tool. If you're interested, use my affiliate link to get started!

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Creative methodology

Designers are uniquely positioned to influence people’s lives and shape society. Therefore, good design must be responsible and thoughtful. In creating user experiences, I focus on building accessible solutions crafted for long- term, positive social impact. I do this by leveraging UX research and driving deep cross-functional collaboration.

Causes I'm supporting

I believe I have a responsibility to promote and empower the people doing society's most impactful work. I'm privileged to be able to redirect 2% of my monthly income to an array of organizations whose work I value. Each month I choose a mix from the following:

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📚 Malala Fund

What I’m reading

Currently reading

Recently completed

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Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner? → This really helped stretch my understanding of the patriarchy, and it challenged a ton of my assumptions about money and socioeconomics.

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Company of One → Lots to learn from this one about solopreneurship and individual skill growth. Nice read for the entrepreneurially-inclined.

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Choose FI → Loved this podcast so was eager to check this out. Lots of valuable frameworks for thinking about personal finance.

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Dollars and Sense → Great read about the psychology of money. Formatted as a series of brief, story-like case studies, each paired with an analysis of the character's financial decision-making.

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Get in touch

Thanks in advance for reaching out! You can get in touch using any of these methods:

  1. Shoot me an email at josephbrueggen@gmail.com
  2. Find me on Twitter at @josephbrueggen
  3. Send me a message on LinkedIn
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