San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Why UX is the Next Big Thing or What the Heck is UX?!
This is an introduction to UX. If you are still confused about what UX is, unsure whether this is your career path, or just want to learn more about the field itself. This is for you!
You've heard the term UX in relation to IT, product design and development and many other fields of study. Tonight you’ll learn just what the term UX means, what it does and why it’s important to every industry now and why it will shape the future of how humans will interact with their world.
We'll talk about the HISTORY, DEVELOPMENT, APPLICATION, and CURRENT TRENDS of UX. And most importantly, why is UX the next big thing?
Our speaker tonight is Marcella Missirian, President of UXPA Los Angeles chapter.
You’ll leave tonight learning 8 great things about UX, plus participate in a mini workshop!
- What is UX?
- Why is UX important?
- The UX Team.
- What situations would benefit from UX?
- What UX is not.
- Criticisms Of UX As A Profession.
- Tasks And Techniques Of UX Designers.
- Tools Of The Trade Link.
Entrepreneur, visual designer, developer, user experience evangelist and cook. Marcella grew up in the LA area and is the rare Los Angeles native as well as worldwide traveler. She is founder and principle of both Marcella Creative, Inc. and Media Mash UX.
Marcella has a background in economics, business and political science but spent most of her higher education years immersed in art, visual and performance experiences and as well as being a professional pastry chef.
Marcella's work has been seen and used globally and has inspired an entire generation of designers and continues to set the standard for usability and user experience that is not only functional but is rich in emotional experience as well as delightful!
As President of the non-profit Los Angeles chapter of UXPA (User Experience Professional Association) she and her hard-working team of talented Board of Directors, have focused their efforts on education and service to the UX and Tech community via events, outreach, mentoring and volunteer work.
Everyone is welcome to UXPA of LA events. If you're in the Technology, UX, design or the like field, join our meetup page to get updates on events, forum discussion on issues and resources related to your field. http://www.meetup.com/UXPALA/
When & Where
UXPA of Los Angeles
UXPALA is a chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA). UXPA is an international association devoted to assisting new and established professionals in the user experience disciplines.