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UXNight: Design Feedback with Braden Kowitz from Google Ventures


Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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Tickets are sold out for this event!  We are at capacity for tonight's event and will not be releasing tickets on the wait list.

In case you can't make it, tonight's talk will be videotaped by one of our members. We will post the video online in a few weeks.

Event Schedule:
6:00pm - 7:00pm Networking, schmooze and booze 
Food and beverages served and sponsored by Lumosity. 
7:00pm - 8:20pm: Presentation, Q&A 
8:20pm - 8:30pm: Audience stand up and announcements 
8:30pm - 9:00pm: Wrap-up & more networking


Doors at 6pm. Talk starts at 7pm.


Critiques are important to help us grow and improve.  Yet so many designers are apprehensive about sharing their voice.  How do we present feedback in a way that shows we care and understand what the goals are? How do we communicate design ideas effectively in a non-invasive way?

Join us for a Q&A with Braden Kowitz, Design Partner at Google Ventures as he teaches us: 

  • How to give and receive valuable product feedback
  • How to present designs 
  • How to ask for feedback
  • How to handle high pressure design presentations with stakeholders

Braden Kowitz, Design Partner at Google Ventures

Braden KowitzBraden Kowitz is a designer, storyteller, and product development geek. He's also a Design Partner at Google Ventures and founded the team's Design Studio. He advises startups on UX Design and Product Development. Before joining Google Ventures, Braden led design for several Google Products, including Gmail, Google Buzz, Google Apps for Business, Google Spreadsheets, OpenSocial, and Google Trends.

Braden started his career building virtual reality simulators at the Beckman Institute, and interactive visualizations at Lucent Technologies. Braden studied Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon.

*All tickets are non-refundable and available on a first-come-first-serve basis. 


Is my ticket refundable?

Unfortunately, we do not offer refunds. If you cannot attend, please notify the event host at least 24 hours before the start of the event and you will receive a credit towards a future event.

I'm currently on the waitlist. Should I show up anyway?

While we've opened up a waitlist for this event, we are currently beyond capacity. We will not be selling any tickets at the door this time. If you didn't get a ticket this time, please consider purchasing one for our next event - Persuasive Design with Andi Galpern.

Can I show up early?

The event starts promptly at 6:00 pm. Lumosity will have security on hand to escort attendees to the event. However, no one will be let in beforehand.

I'm driving, where do I park?
Parking garages near Lumosity in Downtown San Francisco can be easily located at parkinsf.com.  

Public Transportation
The venue is a 3 minute walk from the Montgomery Street MUNI and BART Station.


Thank you to our sponsors!

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When & Where

Lumosity HQ
140 New Montgomery St
Floor 19
San Francisco, CA 94105

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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