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Brad Frost – Building Design Systems from Atomic Elements Live!

Have you seen style tiles, element collages, or pattern libraries? These are just a few examples of how designers are reacting to the explosion of devices and interface sizes. After all, thinking about the parts of a “page”—not just the sum of those parts—helps us create smart, scalable, maintainable designs for all those newfangled technologies.

Cyd Harrell – Techniques for Mobile Research

The so called Digital Divide is increasingly being filled with mobile devices. Because of that, you need an understanding of how your designs are appearing and behaving on smaller screens. Cyd Harrell is an expert on user research, and the one we to turn for mobile research. She says that it’s not just how your designs display on these devices but also the behavior of your users as they interact on these more personal gadgets. Users consider their mobile phones to be a much more private device than a desktop computer.

Announcing the 2015 Live Virtual Seminar Program

Sign up for the next 9 virtual seminars and pay just $549—a savings of over 45% from past programs. Or, choose just those seminars you need for just $79 each. Get all 9 UX seminars for just $549, or choose just the seminars you need. The 2015 Live Virtual Seminar Program The Dirty Dozen Product […]

Spend an hour with me when you register for a UIE conference by 12/31/14

Partake in an intimate UX roundtable call with me when you register for a UIE conference Use your remaining 2014 training funds to save your spot at the lowest price of $1,475 for either the UX Immersion Mobile or User Interface 20 Conferences. Register for UXIM 2015 or UI20 by December 31 and you’ll spend […]

Luke Wroblewski – Mobile Behavior and Design Trends Live!

What’s going to make your whole company focus on mobile? How do people interact with their mobiles device? How can you design for this new reality and even create experiences that translate from mobile to laptop to TV?

Strengthen Your UX Skills with 9 Videos from the UI19 Conference

Lifetime Access for You and Your Team for Just $99 UI19 OnDemand brings you 9 UX experts sharing techniques, proven practices, and ideas to make you and your team stronger designers. Use these videos for team lunch and learns or get up to speed with the latest in UX. With one sign-in and password for everyone […]

Warm Gun Conf. – Save $100 on Reg

Register with the promotion code WARM and pay $445 to attend the Warm Gun Conference. Kim Goodwin PatientsLikeMe Hiring Designers Maria Giudice Facebook The Role of the DEO Christina Wodtke CCA Objectives & Key Results

Designing Content for Product Experiences, A December 11 Virtual Seminar

We’re wrapping up the 2014 Virtual Seminar schedule with a presentation from Facebook’s Jonathon Colman – Designing Content for Product Experiences. In this seminar, Jonathon Colman shares a framework he’s using at Facebook, one that anyone can use to build useful, usable content experiences for products. You’ll learn the principles of content strategy for interfaces by […]

Jared Spool – How Do We Design Designers? Live!

Why don’t design students coming out of school know about responsive design or creating mobile apps? Why are our self-taught hackers and C.S. grads having a tough time keeping up with the pace of technology innovation? It’s not that schools or professional development programs are slow to adapt; it’s more complicated than that. But our tendency to focus on skills alone just isn’t sustainable. Instead, we need to start investing in the ways we create designers and fuel their growth.

Cyd Harrell – Doing “Pocket Research” to Learn About Your Users’ Lives Live!

Mobile phones are like research platforms in our pockets. With the right strategy, we can quickly understand our users’ behavior, wherever they are. And given the ubiquity of mobile usage — even among hard-to-reach populations — we as UX designers are especially poised to make our lives easier while designing better products. That is, if we actually do the research. Fortunately, Cyd Harrell knows how to gather data without breaking budgets or extending timelines.