Desperately Seeking Synergy: Developer Panel & Valentine's Day Social
Monday, February 13, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)
Join us on the eve of Valentine's Day to hear from a panel of seasoned developers sharing insights, tips, and stories about working with designers. The panel will discuss their experiences working with Design to create great user experiences… without killing each other!
After the panel we'll have an opportunity for audience Q&A (pssst... designers, this is the time to ask the developers all those burning questions and hear what they really think!) Then stick around for some cheerful socializing, and get to know your fellow UX and AIGA Seattle community members one-on-one.
5:30pm Doors open, snacks will be served, cash bar.
6pm Panel and Audience Q&A
7- 9pm Mingle/Networking
Our Awesome Panelists:
Marcelo Calbucci, CTO/Co-Founder, Everymove.com
Marcelo is the Co-founder & CTO of EveryMove, a startup creating a rewards and incentive marketplace for your healthy physical activities. Marcelo was the founder of Seattle 2.0 (sold to GeekWire in Dec/2011), the founder of Sampa (tech startup) and a Development Manager at Microsoft’s Bing.
Jana Harper, Co-founder, Well Crafted
Jana dove headfirst into programming in 1999, teaching herself how to code on the job. She attended UW part-time and earned a degree in computing in 2008. In 2009 she co-founded Duo with her husband Keith. Together they created Well Crafted - a simple, customizable portfolio. Jana has two other products in the prototype stage, runs a coworking studio with Keith, and continues to freelance to pay the bills.
Kevin Moore, Co-founder, PixelLab
Kevin started programming at 9 and was building web software professionally at 15. Kevin spent 6 years at Microsoft working on Microsoft Windows and Windows Presentation Foundation as a Program Manager. He became a recognized expert in component design and implementation for user interfaces. Kevin now provides software consulting and freelancing services targeting Open Source web technologies.
Dale Sande, UIE/Developer, Getty Images
career['designer'] = 'developer' Dale began his career as a print designer. Seeing the possibilities before him, he started to design for the web in the mid 90s. Self taught, he began developing websites and in early 2001 and was a founding member of an Enterprise CMS start-up as lead-designer and UIE. Dale is currently working for Getty Images as a UIE and Presentation Layer Developer with .NET and Ruby teams.
Questions? Feel free to email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
AIGA is the professional association for design.
Our mission: To advance designing as a professional craft, strategic tool, and vital cultural force. We believe that by increasing the influence of design, we can improve the human experience.
Founded in 1914, AIGA is the oldest and largest membership association for design professionals. Today the national organization represents more than 20,000 designers participating in 65 local chapters and more than 200 student groups.
AIGA supports design professionals, educators, and students at whatever stage they are in their careers. The association spans the many varied branches of the profession: from book design, typography, and other types of traditional communication design to newer disciplines such as interaction design and experience design.
AIGA has become a forum for design professionals to exchange ideas and information, participate in critical analysis and research, and advance education and ethical practice.
AIGA is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) educational institution.
Want to become of a member of AIGA? Visit aiga.org/join
We all know that parking on Capitol Hill can be a pain, so we've partnered up with Uber to offer all attendees a free ride to Sole Repair. Leave the car at home and take a sleek black town car to the event.
How to catch a free Uber ride to Sole Repair....
1. Sign Up: Download the Uber app (iPhone or Android) and create your account.
2. Enter the Code: SEA_Synergy (not case sensitive)
3. Take a Ride: Enter your address and request your car.
Don't have an iPhone or an Android? Visit us at ww.uber.com and you're on your way!
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