AWCPS Event: Evening with Google and Girl Geeks at Google in Fremont
User Experience Design: The Way of the Geek Artist
The best of both worlds: how minimalist design and "form becomes function" make applications fast and elegant, as well as usable. We’ll also discuss how having geek skillz lifts a designer out of the "make it pretty" ghetto in product teams.
Dorothy Nelson is a User Experience Design Manager at Google. She has been programming and designing user-focused front-end interfaces since the mid-1980s, from Bell Communication Research and Oracle to uber-dot-bomb Webvan, then to eBay (designing the selling experience) and Google. In her spare time, Dorothy enjoys traditional "dirty-hands" arts involving charcoal and ink and the non-traditional art of Silly Putty sculpture, as well as horsing around with her non-artistic but lovable husband and yellow Labradors.
Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2009
Time: 6:30 - 7:00 PM: Registration, Food, and Networking
7:00 - 8:00 PM: Welcome and Technical Presentation by Dorothy Nelson
8:00 - 9:00 PM: Networking
Location: Google Seattle Engineering Office,
651 N 34th Street, Seattle, WA 98103
Parking: Parking is available underneath the building.
Price: FREE. Please visit www.awcps.org/meetings for specifics.
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