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NYC BigApps + Huge App Design Night at Foursquare

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Foursquare 108 Crosby Street New York, NY 10012

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Join us at the NYC BigApps + Huge App Design Meetup at Foursquare and learn how some of New York's best designers craft beautiful, creative, and original apps used by millions of people. Each of our fantastic speakers will share insights into their design process, tips on designing compelling apps and experiences, and more.

Speakers Include:

Ian Curry
Ian is a designer at FiftyThree, the company behind of the award winning Paper app. Ian is also an adjunct professor at SVA and was previously Director of Interaction Design at Local Projects. Follow him at @heavymeta.

Jon Huang
Jon is a Graphics and Multimedia Editor at The New York Times. Jon's recent work includes the mobile child's app Petting Zoo, which he built with illustrator Christoph Niemann, and an interactive game for The New York Times Magazine's Gaming Issue. He won an Emmy for his programming work and is also an adjunct lecturer at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

Michal Pasternak
Michal is a Partner and head of user experience at Huge, where she oversees one of the world's largest UX teams. Previously Michal worked at IDEO and earned a MS and BS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.

Justin Van Slembrouck
Justin Van Slembrouck is the Design Director of Digg. He and his team are currently working on a new Digg RSS reader alongside their mobile and web products. Justin was previously Lead Designer at Adobe and R/GA. Follow him @jvanslem.

Ian Spalter
Ian is Director of User Experience Design at Foursquare. Previously Ian was VP of Product at R/GA over all things Nike+ Fuelband, running, basketball, and training. Follow him @ianspalter.

Khoi Vinh
Khoi is a designer, writer, entrepreneur and one of Fast Co's "50 Most Influential Designers in America." He currently leads mobile apps at Etsy, after that company acquired his mobile startup, Mixel. Previously, he was digital design director for The New York Times, and writes a widely read blog on design and technology at


6:30pm - Doors open, registration and socializing

7:00pm - Talks begin!

8:30pm - Meet other designers, developers, and more

Special thanks to Huge and Foursquare for making this event possible!

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