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UX in Space!

IxDA San Francisco

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:45 PM (PDT)

San Francisco, CA

UX in Space!

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UX in SpaceHow do you design the user experience for a world-renowned exhibition space? For an urban neighborhood or transportation system? For a comic strip? If you are curious to learn how people are using the principles of User Experience Design to solve an interesting array of on and off-screen challenges, please join us on Wednesday October 24 for an IxDA SF event!

UX in [physical, social, urban, cultural, written, interactive, storytelling] Space!

Speakers:

Eric Socolofsky,  New Media Exhibit Developer at the Exploratorium

An architectural background and a new media foreground come together to shape Eric Socolofsky's body of work.  Since receiving his Master's degree at NYU-ITP, Eric has experimented with a variety of projects, including web, game, and user interface design and programming, interactive and generative screen-based art, and interactive spatial installations. Following a fellowship in Eyebeam's Moving Image department, Eric designed and built the comic generation tool Quickcomic, developed Gamestar Mechanic with New York City-based GameLab, and taught at New York University and Pratt University. He is now a new media exhibit developer at San Francisco's Exploratorium.

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Deb Aoki, Content Strategist / Storyboard Artist at eBay

Besides writing UI content, tweaking email text, and finessing error messages as Sr. Content Strategist, Deb has a secret ninja skill that she also uses at eBay: she can draw comics. With over 20+ years experience as a published cartoonist (her comic strip Bento Box is currently featured on Sundays in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser), Deb also uses her drawing skills to facilitate brainstorming, develop storyboards for user testing, and illustrate user personas and flow scenarios to drive customer-centric product development. Deb is also a semi-professional nerd who writes about manga (Japanese comics) for About.com.

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Paul Supawanich, Transportation Planner\Engineer at Nelson\Nygaard

Paul is a rural Midwesterner that always yearned for the City. This characteristic, coupled with a fascination with all things in motion brought him into a career in urban planning (after recovering from a short stint in engineering). At the intersection of transportation and urban spaces, Paul currently consults with cities around the United States to help solve their transportation issues while balancing the values that make those places vibrant and great.  

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6:00 Doors open at 6 for networking, drinks and snacks

7:00 - 7:45 Speakers

7:45 - 8:45 Q&A, more networking

Our space is limited and the RSVP list fills up quickly, but not to worry! If you do'nt make it on to the RSVP list, put your name on the waitlist. On the night of the event, around 6:45, if we have open spots (we usually do), we open the door to folks on the waitlist.

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IxDA SF Supporters:

Vitamin T/Aquent Logo

Using deep industry knowledge and 25 years of experience, Aquent partners with over two-thirds of the Fortune 500 to provide added  expertise and capacity for their marketing, digital, and creative teams. Vitamin T provides mid-sized companies and agencies with the best digital creative talent on the planet. With a local focus and a global reach, our specialized agents make great creative matches, fast.

 Trulia Logo

Whether you are looking for a place to buy or rent, want to know what it's really like to live in a neighborhood or just want to peruse what could be yours—we're here for you. We connect you with people who live nearby, slice and dice local data into useful bits, and work to find you the newest listings and best deals in your market. Why? We believe that the road to finding a place to live doesn't have to be frustrating—in fact, when armed with the right tools, it can be downright pleasant.

Have questions about UX in Space!? Contact IxDA San Francisco

When & Where



Trulia 9th Floor Penthouse
116 New Montgomery St
San Francisco, CA 94105

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:45 PM (PDT)


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IxDA San Francisco

The IxDA is a global network dedicated to the professional practice of Interaction Design. With the help of more than 30,000 members since 2003, the IxDA network provides
an online forum for the discussion of interaction design issues and other opportunities and platforms for people who are passionate about interaction design to gather and advance the discipline.

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