Tamara Hilmes

Tamara Hilmes

Tamara is a Senior UX Writer at Spotify NYC, formerly at Vimeo and Foursquare. She shares resources for writers on thestyleofelements.org.

Error messages should point toward a solution, not act as a band-aid. The concept of “embracing failure” is big in the tech industry. Fail fast, fail often! is almost an industry mantra. But there’s an everyday type of failure that doesn’t get much attention in the product development process. That’s right. The humble error message. Why error messages matter We’ve probably… Read More →