Julien Pelletier

Paris Head of Product Design @Heetch Joined almost 11 years ago via an invitation from Allan G. Julien has invited Etienne Servant, Arthur Monnet, Florian Pnn, Thomas Charbit and 5 others

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  • Posted to How do designers collaborate with copywriters?, Oct 05, 2018

    I always believed that the copy was part of the solution to the problem you're trying to solve. That's why currently in my team, the designers are responsible of the interface AND the copy. I used to work with "product copywriters" and I always saw them as designers who use words instead of interface components. So they were there from day 1 on a project.

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  • Posted to The differences between UX/UI Designer, Product Designer, Product Manager , Aug 22, 2018

    This is a never ending debate :) If you ask 100 designers, you'll get 100 different answers. Anyway, here's my take on that:

    • UI/UX Designers will create screens and flows to solve a given problem. Their solutions are usable, understandable and enjoyable.
    • Product Designers do that as well, and also make sure that we're building the right thing and trying to solve the right problem (considering user needs and business objectives). Their role is to save the engineering team as much time as they can. 90% of their work will never be released because it was just explorations meant to define the right path to follow.
    • Product Managers will coordinate, plan the release of those solutions and keep track of the success.

    I think there's a huge overlap on a senior product designer's role and a senior PM's role. I've seen some organizations without any PM, only senior designers.

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  • Posted to What Designers Can Learn From "The Legend of Zelda", May 09, 2017

    Hello DN ! I know it's not the first article on this game here, but I've kept this draft for so long and managed to finish it Yesterday. It talks about something different and I couldn't resist to post it

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  • Posted to Ask DN: Who is hiring?, Jun 18, 2015

    BlaBlaCar is hiring some UX and UI Designers. The product team is based in Paris and remote is not an option (sorry).

    BlaBlaCar is the european leader in ridesharing and we are willing to change the way millions of people travel (exciting, isn't it?)

    Awesome perks :

    • Beautiful office with a beathtaking terrasse giving you a 360° view on Paris
    • You can spend one week abroad in another BlaBlaOffice and to spend 3-days all hands ski week-ends in the French Alps (aka the BlaBlaBreak) ;)
    • And many many more !

    Apply here

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  • Posted to Sketch 4.0 Feature Wish List, May 16, 2015

    I wish they'll buy Layervault and create a version control with a conflict resolution system. Might be really powerful to use Sketch in a collaborative way.

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  • Posted to Ask DN: Who's hiring? (April 2015), Apr 21, 2015

    Hi Guys !

    BlaBlaCar is hiring 1 UX designer and 1 UI designer.

    BlaBlaCar is the leader of ridesharing in Europe and have been ranked #1 in Business Insider's Hottest startups in France .

    The job is located in Paris (no remote, sorry)

    Apply here

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  • Posted to Zeplin.io Beta Launched!!, in reply to Pelin Kenez , Mar 31, 2015

    P.S. : Great news ;)

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  • Posted to Ask DN: Who's Hiring? (February 2015), Feb 03, 2015

    Paris, France

    BlaBlaCar is hiring some Experience Designers

    I joined BlaBlaCar 4 months ago as the first Experience designer, and as you can see, there's a lot of work to do (UI, UX…).

    Feel free to contact me julien.pelletier [at] blablacar.com or apply here

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  • Posted to Markly - specs for Photoshop CC & Sketch, Jan 14, 2015

    Does anyone tried Markly AND Zeplin ? Feedbacks ?

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  • Posted to Snipboard - Custom Keyboard for iOS, in reply to Diederik Eenschooten , Nov 28, 2014

    I do the same thing and it works perfectly.

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