IxDA Cincinnati is for professionals interested in sharing ideas in interaction design, user experience and digital design, to share their knowledge and new techniques across the Cincinnati community. Whether you're a seasoned professional, want to expand your horizons, or network with others, we hope you can come collaborate with us!
Get a look into how the design team at P&G's Alchemy leverages agile processes to make UX, UI and Research thrive.
A great way of learning more about User Experience is to get in touch with professionals who share the same passion. Listen to the stories of three different designers and how they fit UX, UI and Research into the fast-paced agile landscape.
Francois, Mads and Joey will be covering:
- Different Tactics/Processes to practice Lean and Agile UX
- Top 5 tips for successful Lean/Agile work streams (backed by stories of good and bad experiences)
- Baby steps on how to start cultivating a Lean/Agile environment wherever you work (backed by scrappy tools and tips)
- Roles and communication across UX, UI & UXR when it comes to Lean/Agile (panel consisting of UX, UI, UXR with moderator)
- Key learnings from working in a Lean/Agile environment (deep dive into 1 project)
6:00-6:15 pm: Announcements and introductions
6:15-7:15 pm: Presentation
7:15-7:30 pm: Q&A
ABOUT OUR PRESENTERS
All of our presenters work for Alchemy. Alchemy is P&G’s software development capability, focusing on digital solutions, connected products, and IT innovation that are built on evidence-based design and agile product management. We innovate while staying focused on learning and having a great time.
Mads Yurkoski, Digital Product Designer, UX Research: I joined P&G at the beginning of this year with a background in lean innovation and consumer research. I quickly found my place in UX Research and currently work on an Oral B connected device.
Francois Stiles, Senior Product UX/UI Designer at P&G: I am just a guy trying to build great products to help people with everyday life using technology. I have worked for companies such as gyro, W&S, GE, and now P&G. Lately my passion has been sustainability and how technology can help us do better for our planet.
Joey Brennan, Staff Product UI Designer: I've been a digital product designer at Alchemy since its inception, a little over 3 years ago. Hitting the ground sprinting, I, with Alchemy's first pod team, designed, built, and launched Olay's Skin Advisor. Since then, I’ve been working in Oral Care to design, build, launch and refine the new Oral-B mobile app.
Veronica Polinedrio, Staff Product UX Designer / UXR: I am a product UX designer and researcher within P&G’s Home Care team, working on digital design innovation for IoT. I am passionate about immigration and social dignity, designing solutions that build empathy and promote ethical practices for socio-politico-economical change within our communities.
The videoconferencing link will be shared closer to the event time.