FITC Toronto 2018

2018-04-08 00:00:00 2018-04-10 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2018 FITC Toronto is a three-day professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, web development, media and innovation in creative technologies. Toronto FITC Toronto

Overview

Experimenting, learning, and creating new things is not only fun, but offers a huge boost to your professional growth. Sadly, with a busy schedule it can be excruciatingly difficult to do. This talk explores some of the ways you can find, make, or steal time to play.

Grant will tour a few of the weird, wacky, and even occasionally practical experiments he’s done over the years, and how they’ve helped guide his career from unemployed enthusiast, through first job, flying solo, and building a 20 person team.

He’ll also discuss the attempts he’s made within his team to encourage experimentation – both moderate successes and outright failures.

Objective

Play and experiment to boost your skills.

Target Audience

Designers and developers

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. The benefits of play
  2. How to make time to experiment
  3. Iterative exploration
  4. Collaboration and sharing
  5. Finding inspiration