Design for Voice

Design for Voice

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Learn how to build quality voice experiences from industry leaders and pioneers with Design for Voice. The goal is to help designers, developers, and strategists with understanding what makes for good design practices and how to bring them to life. The show is hosted by Jeremy Wilken and includes guests from Google, Mule Design, VoiceFlow, Invoked Apps, Grand Studio and more. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/design-for-voice/support


Customizing Default Intents - Dustin Coates
Oct 11 • 33 min
Voice experiences have a number of default intents, such as yes/no, stop, cancel, and others. It is important for experiences to customize these default intents in ways that make sense for the context the user is in. Guest Dustin Coates shares a lot of…
Voice in the Car - Shyamala Prayaga
Sep 12 • 33 min
The car is a prime context for voice experiences, but it also comes with a number of unique challenges. Guest Shyamlala Prayaga shares a lot of key insights into the way to design for the car, including concepts around cognitive load requirements,…
Design Tools and Tactics - Braden Ream & Michael Hood
Jul 21 • 38 min
Anyone learning about building and designing voice experiences needs to have a set of tools and tactics for approaching the design and iteration. In this episode with Braden Ream and Michael Hood, we dig into several of the primary tactics and tools…
Inclusive Voice Design - Diana Diebel
Jun 21 • 34 min
Voice experiences are extremely difficult to craft in a way that will be truly accessible and inclusive for all users. Problems can arise from things like cultural biases and local colloquialisms, social backgrounds, and accented language and terms, among…
Conversational Maxims - Erika Hall
May 16 • 34 min
Many of the conversational design principles are based on the idea of the cooperative principle, which states people work together cooperatively in conversation. The principle was defined by Linguist Paul Grice, and it is supported by four conversational…
Building Personas - Wally Brill
Apr 4 • 31 min
Wally Brill of Google describes how personas are an invaluable aspect to voice and conversational design because they provide a foundation to the rest of the design process and help unify a team around a consistent experience. —- Send in a voice message:…
What’s New in Design From Alexa Conf - Bradley Metrock
Mar 7 • 34 min
The 2019 Alexa Conference highlighted a number of interesting developments in the voice space, and Bradley Metrock joins the show to discuss how the boundaries are being pushed and what it means for voice design. —- Send in a voice message:…
Using Story With Voice Experiences - Kevin Dusablon & Danielle Frimer
Dec 23, 2018 • 42 min
The utilization of story and characterization in voice experiences is highly underrated and a key piece of the development process for the team at Xandra, who share insights into their process and techniques and how they can apply to even individual…
Enhancing Voice with a Screen - Mark Tucker
Dec 6, 2018 • 37 min
As more voice devices are built with screens, our voice experiences need to be designed with screens in mind. My guest, Mark Tucker, talks through many considerations and provides tips for how to design and build multimodal experiences that use the screen…
High Density Experiences - Felicia Wong & Antoine Raux
Nov 23, 2018 • 39 min
Voice experiences today are fairly linear and shallow with their ability to handle tasks, and guests Felicia and Antoine share how to think about building high density experiences that more closely align with how people actually converse. The technology…
Design for Flash Briefings - Teri Fisher
Nov 8, 2018 • 35 min
As more people have voice assistant devices, the demand for interesting interactions and content is rising. As I talk with Teri Fischer, we look at how the concept of a daily flash briefing is a great opportunity to connect with a community and getting…
Lessons Learned Building Top Skills - Nick Schwab
Oct 26, 2018 • 29 min
In this show, Nick shares some of the top lessons and tips he’s learned while creating wildly popular apps sound apps at Invoked Apps. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/design-for-voice/message Support this podcast:…
Audio Branding - Eric Seay
Oct 5, 2018 • 45 min
Voice design is more than just voice, it also includes utilizing audio for branding and enhancing the experience. I’m joined byEric Seay who has a strong background in music and branding, and we talk about how to bring those tools to the forefront of your…
Building a Language Learning Experience - Daniel Gwerzman and Uri Shaked
Sep 20, 2018 • 48 min
Discover how Daniel and Uri built a language learning experience quickly for the Google Assistant, using personas and rapid development techniques. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/design-for-voice/message Support this podcast:…
From UI to VUI - Neto Marin
Sep 6, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode of Design for Voice, I talk with Neto Marin of Google about getting into voice experience design and development from a web and mobile development background. We talk about the kinds of things that work best in voice or in web or mobile…
Conversational Heuristics - Matt Buck & Lauren Golembiewski
Aug 23, 2018 • 36 min
Voxable has been working on various chatbots and voice assistants and recognized design patterns that could be repeated across the platforms. These patterns relate to the nature of conversation and align to established interface heuristics like Jakob…
Design is Essential - Cathy Pearl
Aug 9, 2018 • 33 min
Cathy Pearl shares how essential design is for building quality voice experiences, about how to incorporate design into your process, and ultimately validate your design in the wild. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/design-for-voice/message…