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Facebook Presents: Designer's Intro to Quartz Composer

General Assembly - San Francisco

Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

Facebook Presents: Designer's Intro to Quartz Composer

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Designer's Intro to Quartz Composer  
Thursday November 14th  from 7:00 - 9:000pm
Drew Hamlin, Product Design Manager at Facebook

Join Facebook's Product Design Manager for the Facebook Home product as he shares how he and his team use Quartz Composer, Apple's freely available graphics tool, to design highly-interactive mobile applications. 

This class will be a 1 hour lecture on Quartz Composer (QC) followed by a 1 hour interactive workshop where you will make your own first composition. 


  • Understand what Quartz Composer is, why it's useful, and how to use it to design interactions
  •  See some examples of projects Facebook has designed with Quartz Composer
  • Make a basic composition on your own in a workshop format
  • Feel inspired and empowered to think about expressiveness when you design


This is a class ideal for current or aspiring product and interaction designers, including designers at startups and web designers. No specific skill prerequisite is necessary.

  • Students need to bring their laptops (Mac is required)
  • Students need to download and install Xcode, Quartz Composer and the Kineme plugins Download instructions

Drew Hamlin 
Product Design Manager, Facebook

Drew Hamlin is a Product Design Manager leading the team designing Facebook Home. He joined Facebook in 2007 as an intern and has a BFA in Visual Communication Design from University of Washington.


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General Assembly San Francisco @ Hattery
414 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)

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