Adios. Aloha.

Today is my last day at Help Scout. It’s been a wonderful 2.5 years! I’ve accomplished all of the things that I set out to accomplish when I first joined the company. Everything (the design team, the leadership team, the brand, the product, the company) is in a better spot, than when I first arrived. […]

I’m a Mormon

First, a few disclaimers: 1. If this topic is of no interest to you, don’t read it. This is my personal blog, The vast majority of posts that I write will tend to be about design and startups. Occasionally I’ll deviate to cover a topic that is as important, if not much more deeply important […]

My Origin Story

My name is Dave Martin. I’m a seasoned product designer. It all began as a hobby I started with HTML back in 1999. I never expected to make money from it, let alone make a career out of it. That turned into a side hustle In 2000, I was pulling down a whopping $7.50/hr working […]