Spotlight UX/UI 2017
UIUXWeb Dev
  • 2017-05-27 00:00:00 2017-05-27 00:00:00 America/Toronto Spotlight UX/UI 2017 Toronto FITC
  • Toronto
  • #FITCSpotlight

Schedule

Schedule

Spotlight UX/UI 2017

9:00 To 9:59
Registration
10:00 To 10:45
What is the Material of UX?
The Bauhaus curriculum offered students a deep examination into the materials of its day: clay, stone, wood, metal, textiles, color, glass. In the digital age, what are the materials of user experience? Is it the lithium we extract from the ground to power our hermetically sealed devices, or is it invisible systems our devices connect us to? What are our… Read more…
Michael Yap
UX Strategist Etsy
10:55 To 11:40
Designing with Humans
If you’re attending this event, it’s a safe bet that you’re familiar with human-centred design, and the principle of designing with the user in mind. This talk covers the other kind of human factors that you need to take into account as a designer, before your product ever ends up in front of users. Naomi is talking about an often-overlooked challenge… Read more…
Naomi Bower
Product Designer Rangle
11:50 To 12:35
The Influence of Cultural Relativism
Cultural relativism is the understanding that a person’s behaviors and activities should be interpreted in the context of their own culture. We rely heavily on this principle to understand user groups in order to design digital systems for them. Our current models for understanding and quantifying cultural relativism are on the international scale; we see Americans as a group distinct… Read more…
Ramya Mahalingam
UX Architect Cardinal Solutions
12:35 To 2:00
Lunch Break
2:00 To 2:45
The Colors of Design Cultures
Building and nurturing a flourishing design culture at scale is hard. All designers have unique skillsets and personalities, and it’s vital for design leaders to be able to identify their strengths and weaknesses, help designers grow and evolve professionally, while partnering them in a meaningful way to complement each other’s strengths. This talk is about how they’re doing it at Capital ONE… Read more…
Kit Oliynyk
Senior Creative Director Capital One
2:55 To 3:40
Designing with Accessibility in Mind
Accessibility isn’t just about blindness and screen readers or running through a typical section 508 checklist. There are many other importance facets of accessibility that could be missed. In this session, we’ll discuss in detail what we mean when we say “accessibility” that includes vision, hearing, motor, and cognitive needs. Bermon will break down basic accessibility guidelines, browser support, and how… Read more…
Bermon Painter
User Experience Designer bermonpainter.com
3:50 To 4:35
Building Contextual Personas Through Scenario Planning
Personas are an integral part of the user experience (UX) design process. They describe our users, their habits, and their goals towards the product being built. Although they put a face and a story to multiple users, some folks wonder whether personas make an adequate bridge between deep user insights and a company’s business goals. As designers, we know there… Read more…
Jesse Emmanuel Rosario
User Experience Specialist jemrosario.com
4:45 To 5:30
Storytelling With Software
The virtues and values of UX prototyping Want to unlock the full potential of your design team? Need to understand how interaction, animation, and visual elements combine to shape an experience for your users? In this session, you will gain insight into using prototypes to scale your design process and foster a deeper understanding of your user’s needs. You’ll learn… Read more…
Carl Sziebert
Staff UX Engineer Google