Triangle User Experience Professionals Association (TriUXPA)

UI is Communication (Free Event)

  • 04 Feb 2014
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • TEKSystems, 1201 Edwards Mill Road, Suite 201, Raleigh, NC 27607
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Everett McKayEverett McKay
Principal, UX Design Edge
Author, UI is Communication (Morgan Kaufmann, 2013)

Join the Triangle UXPA on Tuesday, February 4 for a talk by Everett McKay at TEKSystems in Raleigh. Registration is free for this event. Pizza and drinks will be provided by TEKSystems.

Two attendees will win a free signed copy of Everett's book UI is Communication!
 
About the Talk

A user interface is ultimately a conversation between users and technology, so well-designed user interfaces use the language of UI to communicate to users efficiently, naturally, and intuitively. Focusing on effective human communication removes much of the mystique, subjectiveness, and complexity from user interface design, and helps you make better design decisions with confidence. 

In this talk, Everett McKay presents the core principles of communication-focused design, shows how they apply to intuitive interactions and task flows, provides some communication-based design tools and techniques, and applies these principles and tools to several design makeovers. In the end, you will have a new perspective that will help you make better design decisions more quickly and confidently.

About the Speaker

Everett McKay is Principal of UX Design Edge, a user experience design training and consulting company for mobile, web, and desktop applications based in Vermont. Everett's specialty is UX design training for software professionals who aren't experienced designers through onsite and public courses and workshops. His new book is UI is Communication: How to Design Intuitive, User Centered Interfaces by Focusing on Effective Communication, recently published by Morgan Kaufmann.

Special Offer

Everett is offering his UX Design Essentials course in Durham on February 4 – 6, 2014. Mention that you are a Triangle UXPA member for a 33% discount! Check http://uxdesignessentials.com for more info.

Location

TEKSystems Raleigh Office 
1201 Edwards Mill Road 
Suite 201 
Raleigh, NC 27607

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