July 17, 2014 — Fast, simple, SMART. Mobile devices have forever changed the way we interact with content. Now we have to consider many things such as HiDPI graphics, responsive design, speed, UI/UX patterns, touch target sizes, gestures, and more. All while not losing track of what’s important: Content.
In this presentation Sara discusses the influence of mobile on design trends and demonstrates implementation techniques of smart design such as icon fonts, svg, and other helpful tips.
July 3, 2014 — The panel of Ran.ge, a 4-person team, and WordPress.com VIP partner, talks about how to do big WordPress projects with a small team.
They discuss organizational tactics, how to sell your agency to clients, design and build processes, the importance of core and community involvement, and things we’ve learned on our journey.
June 10, 2014 — A simple and easy to understand format geared specifically for kids who are interested in the basics of a WordPress site as well as an introduction to how a site is created from HTML, PHP and CSS.
May 2, 2013 — This presentation touchs on “crossover” (golden unicorn) topics such as UI, UX, trusting instincts, user testing, wire framing, information architecture, typography, front end structure, form, and the mindset we need to have in order to challenge both sides of our brain.
March 12, 2013 — Some of us are designers, some of us developers: we are all creators. The venn diagram overlaps more than we think. This talk will explore myths & preconceptions about roles. When we push these boundaries, we can achieve greater things. If you understand what you’re trying to accomplish both technically and visually, you will have fantastic a outcome.
September 22, 2011