DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN UX DESIGNER
Chris Becker UX Designer, Two Bit Circus Inc.
Jay Stakelon VP, Product Design, Fullscreen
Amy Haupl User Experience Consultant
ABOUT THIS EVENT
Curious about the role of Tech's Most Wanted role, User Experience Designer at different companies? Wondering where most designers start their careers & why they're the highest demand tech job? Interested in hearing the diversity of paths & experiences designers take?
Join us for a panel to learn more about the day-to-day challenges, joys & huge perks of being an UX designer in Los Angeles.
Attendees will have a better understanding of the daily expectations for this in demand job!
PREREQS & PREPARATION
ABOUT THE PANELISTS
Two Bit Circus Inc.
Chris Becker is an imaginative and creative Interaction designer / UX designer / Design Researcher and Teacher / Professor. A conceptual thinker with the ability to design and create experiences across media platforms for solution with in Experience Design, Interaction, Branding, Web Design, Advertising, Systems Design, and Print. Versed in prototyping, design research, and user testing for taking ideas from the drawing board to the real world.
Clients : NASA / JPL , Toyota, Apple, HTC, Men's Wearhouse, CB2, EA, Mattel, Disney, Esquire TV, Hyundai, VW, Hand Made Mobile & Pearson Publishing.
Teaching : Loyola Marymount University | UCLA extension | Art Center College of Design | General Assembly
VP, Product Design,
Jay is like a Swiss army knife for digital products with expertise in product management, user experience design and software development. He has over 10 years of experience designing and developing digital products. He's the VP of Product Design at Fullscreen, where he previously ran product management and now focuses on UX, interaction and visual design, prototyping and building a super-kickass multiplatform design team.
User Experience Consultant
Throughout her career as a creative consultant, Amy has held the title environmental graphic designer, content specialist, information architect, interior designer, project manager, program manager and lead interaction designer, but she prefers the simplicity and inclusiveness of Experience Designer.
As a skilled UX designer and collaborator, Amy has built a reputation in the consulting field as someone adept at breaking down complex systems and ideas into easy to use interaction models. She prides herself on establishing collaborative relationships with clients by listening, effectively assimilating information, and combining the client’s ideas and needs with her expertise and resources to ensure they achieve a balanced, well designed product. Amy has worked with interactive agencies and companies and across the country to delivery high quality multi-platform designs.
She earned a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Communication Design with a minor in Architecture at Carnegie Mellon University. In addition she holds a Professional Certification in Interior Design from UCLA and volunteers her time as a mentor and personal stylist for Dress For Success, and organization dedicated to empowering underprivileged women.