UXPALA & UXSC Present:Code with Empathy — UX for Engineers & UX Developers
Ms. Cheng's Talk: User experience is a hot field, but still very new for many tech companies. Let’s face it, the companies who can devote the resources for a robust UX process are few and far between! Software developers often find themselves making design decisions by necessity, which ends up complicating the product lifecycle down the road. What can developers learn right now to improve the usability and delight of their products?
Design-Pattern Workshop: Design pattern-matching workshop with laptops/presentation open to popular sites, using cards containing various UI patterns for each group. Please be familiar with the design pattern examples on UI-Patterns.com and Yahoo Design Pattern Library.
Anita is a former cancer scientist who transitioned to user experience so she could help people faster. Being from a scientific background, Anita can handle vast amounts of research and apply it to actionable information quickly. She dabbled in medical illustration, graphic design, then web design before discovering UX.
What drives Ms. Cheng is empowering people, while learning their motivations in the process. In all of her projects, she applies the belief in the power of collaboration – by combining everyone’s expertise, we can achieve together what we couldn’t do alone.
Ms. Cheng is currently an Information Architect/UX Developer at the City of LA Dept of Building and Safety.
Parking is available in Lot D for $12 for Guests. There is also metered parking around the perimeter of USC campus as well as extremely limited metered parking on campus.
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.
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