Triangle User Experience Professionals Association (TriUXPA)

[UIE Webinar] Storyboarding: Communicating Your Ideas with Comics & Drawings

  • 23 Apr 2013
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Capstrat (Glass Box Meeting Room), 1201 Edwards Mill Road, Fourth Floor, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • 16

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UIE Webinar: Storyboarding - Communicating Your Ideas with Comics & Drawings 

Kevin Cheng, Founder, Incredible Labs

A light dinner will be provided for the registration fee. The webinar will start promptly at 6pm, preceded by a half hour for socializing, networking, and food. Come early to meet your fellow TriUXPAers and talk shop!

You’ll learn

  • Teach people by using comics
  • Fit your comics into storyboards
  • Draw without fear
  • Sell comics to stakeholders

Storyboards capture an experience in a visual way. They communicate complex ideas in succinct, understandable ways -- whether for planning a feature film or the user experience of an application.

Kevin Cheng uses comics to make storyboards more understandable. And he even wrote a book about it for Rosenfeld Media; it's entitled See What I Mean

In this seminar, Kevin talks about how organizations like Google, eBay and the U.S. Postal Service have opted for comics (instead of lengthy reports or requirements docs) to tell the stories of their users and their products. 

Why Kevin?

If you've seen Twitter, then you've seen Kevin Cheng's work. He led the redesign of their website before co-founding, Incredible Labs, his current startup; there, he's creating a mobile personal assistant named Donna.

Before that, he co-founded the UX web comic OK/Cancel, was the director of UX at social gaming startup Raptr, and designed Yahoo! Pipes. But as if that wasn't enough, he also earned a master's degree in human-computer interaction and ergonomics from University College London. 

Location

Capstrat, 1201 Edwards Mill Road, Fourth Floor
Glass Box Meeting Room (Turn left after exiting elevator)
Raleigh, NC
27607

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