Spotlight: UX/UI 2018

2018-05-10 00:00:00 2018-05-11 00:00:00 America/Toronto Spotlight: UX/UI 2018 5 amazing talks. One afternoon (1pm to 5pm) User experience / user interface design – UX/UI– the art of creating an enjoyable and easy to use experience for the end user, has exploded onto the design and development scene as we continue to make technology… Toronto FITC Toronto



12:00 To 1:00
1:00 To 1:40
Improving the Product Experience: From Sales to Design
Are you using all of your customer-facing channels to inform your UX decisions? Turns out your user research team could be much larger than you think and include customer service, support, and sales. Through more than 1500 conversations with prospects each month, Atlassian’s pre-sales team of product advocates synthesizes valuable learnings from the frontlines and shares them with their design… Read more…
Zuzana Sekerova

Product/Program Manager

1:50 To 2:30
Prototyping for Speed & Scale
Prototyping is the most effective design method for cultivating a shared understanding of your idea, validating your design thinking, and communicating your vision to users and stakeholders alike. This session distills nearly a decade’s worth of experience building prototypes as a UX engineer at Google into a series of actionable tips and tricks that will help you maximize your design… Read more…
Carl Sziebert

Senior Staff UX Manager, Google

2:40 To 3:20
Hypothesis Driven Design: Get Experimental
What could put your project at risk of failing? Do you (or other stakeholders) have assumptions that are wrong but go unchallenged until the actual project delivery? Validating your assumptions early ensures you’re designing and building the right thing. What’s an easy way to do this? Think back to high school science class–you can create a hypothesis, test it, and… Read more…
Leslie Predy

Sr. User Experience Designer, Autodesk

3:30 To 4:10
Design to Ship
Product designers need to take more ownership over the products they design from ideation to final delivery and then some. This talk will cover the process of designing products in an agile environment. It will touch upon defining business outcomes, running design sprints, prototyping, layout with CSS, collaborating with developers and stakeholders, making sacrifices, and keeping your sanity. Objective Own… Read more…
Dayton Pereira

Founder, Ready Set Go

4:20 To 5:00
Your UX Belongs in a Museum
Most museums spend millions of dollars creating immersive experiences for their visitors, whether it’s through visuals, sound, aroma or interactive exhibits. If time is the new currency, and moments of enlightenment are what museum-goers are looking for, then how can we extend the physical experience to digital and create opportunities for personal transformation before they even walk in the door?… Read more…
Matt Hryhorsky

Sr. UX Manager, Shopify

5:00 To 7:00
Avoid the rush hour and walk over to Prenup Pub down the street with your fellow attendees, meet some of the Spotlight speakers over some drinks!
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