SDD 2017 Schedule
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Thursday 18 May 2017
Visual design principles for non-designers
In an ideal world front-end developers don’t need to worry about visual design, because they get specs and assets from professionally trained designers. The reality is that developers oftentimes need to make their own decisions about making the UI visually attractive. This session provides a solid base knowledge about what constitutes attractiveness and what design principles can be applied that not only help with the look but also usability.
Tobias has been working in the area of user experience for over 15 years. During that time, he has led projects and teams to create user interfaces of superior usability and compelling appeal in various industries. Tobias is Director of User Experience at Honeywell and Adjunct Professor at Rutgers State University of New Jersey. An acknowledged evangelist for user-centered design strategy, methods and processes, Tobias is a frequent speaker at conferences around the world, and author of numerous articles for technical journals, magazines and blogs. https://www.linkedin.com/in/tobiaskomischke