The Nuances of UX with Nick Finck

When doing any kind of design work, the devil is always in the details. This talk is about the little details in apps and websites we use every day, but often fail to notice.

WHEN? 11.7.13 @ 6:00pm
WHERE? Everbank Center directions
TYPE? Local Chapter Event
COST? $30 Member / $40 Non-member / $25 Student (Preregister Online by November 7th and Save: $20 Member / $30 Non-Member / $15 Student )

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AIGA is excited to announce that this year’s Let’s Get Digital speaker will be Nick Finck. Join us on Thursday, November 7th, for a great presentation about The Nuances of UX. We’ll be getting things started at 6pm with a free happy hour provided by Ignite and some delicious eats from Conscious Eats. Nick Finck will be taking the stage at 7pm for this informative, tactical talk about UX. Come mingle, talk shop, and learn some real, practical ways to integrate great UX into your projects with one of the industry’s best.

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ABOUT THE PRESENTATION

When doing any kind of design work, the devil is always in the details. It is easy and often important for us to quickly rush through our wireframes and prototypes to meet a client deadline, but as professionals we must not overlook the subtleties that can turn a good experience into a great experience. This talk is about the little details we see in apps and websites we use every day, but often fail to notice. We fail to notice them because they provide for a much smoother user experience. You will learn how to design for these experiences even with a tight deadline and within an agile workflow. After this presentation you’ll never look at another app or website the same again.

ABOUT NICK

Nick Finck is a user experience professional who has worked in the web industry for over a decade. He specializes in information architecture, interaction design, usability and user research for web and mobile.

Nick has created web and mobile experiences for Fortune 500 companies including Adobe, Intel, REI, Boeing, Google, and Oprah.com. He lives and plays in Seattle, Washington, where he’s the User Experience Director at Übermind, the leading digital agency specializing in mobile and emerging technologies.

Prior to working at Übermind he was a founder of Blue Flavor, a user experience consultancy, where they launched one of the very first web applications for the iPhone.

Nick was the publisher of Digital Web Magazine, an online publication for web professionals, for ten years. He is actively involved in the web community, helping as adviser to such events as SXSW Interactive, the Information Architecture Summit, WebVisions, InfoCamp Seattle. Nick has also judged The Webby Awards and the SXSW Web Awards.

He has built a reputation as a community volunteer, promoting growth within the web industry both locally and abroad. You can find Nick giving workshops for leading organizations such as Microsoft, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Seattle Public Library. He has presented at most major conferences including SXSW, CHI, MIX, and more. Nick has also helped create an open source curriculum for web professionals and has lectured for and advised universities on their educational programs.

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When & Where
Thu, Nov 7, 2013 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Everbank Center
301 W Bay St, Jacksonville, FL
Jacksonville, Florida 32202