• OCXD September 2020 - Navigating COVID as a UX Designer

    Hey OC UXers! This has been a crazy year! We haven't been able to hold our monthly in-person meetings so we are kicking off virtual events you can attend from the comfort of your home. We have an awesome event planned for you! We have heard about a lot of struggles UX designers have had in this remote, COVID environment and we have some great advice to give for easily navigating through this unique time. There is actually even more opportunity now than ever and now is the time to plug yourself right into it! This event isn't just for designers and we encourage product managers, developers, and really anyone to attend. This will be an open discussion with some of our industry veterans, some of 20 years, and there will be time available to present a project you are working on for feedback. Hope to see you there! _______________________________________ ABOUT ATTENDING This is a virtual event so we are not meeting at the usual spot by the Irvine Spectrum. We made it super easy to attend! Spend a few moments before the meeting to ensure you can join via the free Microsoft Teams. The link is attached to this event. _______________________________________ ABOUT PRESENTING If you would like to present a project you are working on, for feedback from your peers, please drop Chris or Michael is message through Meetup. _______________________________________ A little about our sponsor, Neudesic (http://www.neudesic.com): Neudesic is the trusted technology partner in business innovation, delivering impactful business results to clients through digital modernization and evolution. Founded in 2002, Neudesic is a privately held company headquartered in Irvine, California, and serves clients globally from offices in the United States and India. For more information, visit www.neudesic.com (http://www.neudesic.com/).

  • OCXD Jan 2020 - Your Best UX Career Year Yet

    200 Spectrum Center Dr #2000

    Hey OC eXperience Designers, We have an awesome event planned for you! Let's kick the year off with with a discussion on things to help make this the best year yet of your UX career, along with a peer review and fantastic Design Challenge. This event isn't just for designers and we encourage product managers, developers, and really anyone to attend. There will be food and beverages, provided by Neudesic. Free parking at 100 Spectrum Center Dr. or across the street at the Irvine Spectrum. Hope to see you there! _______________________________________ If you have trouble with the elevators, text Chris:[masked] More Info on OCXD (http://ocxd.org/) Events: Have a great speaker in mind or would like to speak on a topic yourself, let us know! New to UX? Don’t worry, come, learn and network with other local UX folks. Hiring or looking for a job in UX? We’ll save some time to discuss any current open UX positions that members want to promote. We look forward to regularly seeing you at the monthly events! _______________________________________ AGENDA 6:30: Network, mingle, eat 7:00: Begin Talk 7:30: Peer Review 7:45: Group Design Challenge 8:45: Compare results with other teams 9:00: End but network, mingle, eat more as we clean up _______________________________________ A little about our food and beverage sponsor, Neudesic (http://www.neudesic.com): Neudesic is the trusted technology partner in business innovation, delivering impactful business results to clients through digital modernization and evolution. Founded in 2002, Neudesic is a privately held company headquartered in Irvine, California, and serves clients globally from offices in the United States and India. For more information, visit www.neudesic.com (http://www.neudesic.com/).

  • OCXD Nov 2019 - World Usability Day and Group Design Challenge

    200 Spectrum Center Dr #2000

    Hey OC eXperience Designers, We have an awesome event planned for you on World Usability Day! We will talk a bit about Usability and then have a slightly longer Group Design Challenge, as many of you have requested. This event isn't just for designers and we encourage product managers, developers, and really anyone to attend. There will be food and beverages, provided by Neudesic. Free parking at 100 Spectrum Center Dr. or across the street at the Irvine Spectrum. Hope to see you there! _______________________________________ If you have trouble with the elevators, text Michael:[masked] More Info on OCXD (http://ocxd.org/) Events: Have a great speaker in mind or would like to speak on a topic yourself, let us know! New to UX? Don’t worry, come, learn and network with other local UX folks. Hiring or looking for a job in UX? We’ll save some time to discuss any current open UX positions that members want to promote. We look forward to regularly seeing you at the monthly events! _______________________________________ AGENDA 6:30: Network, mingle, eat 7:00: Begin Usability Talk 7:30: Group Design Challenge 8:45: Compare results with other teams 9:00: End but network, mingle, eat more as we clean up _______________________________________ A little about our food and beverage sponsor, Neudesic (http://www.neudesic.com): Neudesic is the trusted technology partner in business innovation, delivering impactful business results to clients through digital modernization and evolution. Founded in 2002, Neudesic is a privately held company headquartered in Irvine, California, and serves clients globally from offices in the United States and India. For more information, visit www.neudesic.com (http://www.neudesic.com/).

  • OCXD October 2019 - UX Career Q/A Panel and Group Design Challenge

    200 Spectrum Center Dr #2000

    Hey OC eXperience Designers, We have an awesome event planned for you starting with a Career Q/A with industry experts and a fantastic Group Design Challenge! If you are just getting into UX or have been in the industry for a while, there will be plenty of things to learn. Bring your questions and opinions! This event isn't just for designers and we encourage product managers, developers, and really anyone to attend. There will be food and beverages, provided by Neudesic. Free parking at 100 Spectrum Center Dr. or across the street at the Irvine Spectrum. Hope to see you there! _______________________________________ If you have trouble with the elevators, text Chris:[masked] More Info on OCXD (http://ocxd.org/) Events: Have a great speaker in mind or would like to speak on a topic yourself, let us know! New to UX? Don’t worry, come, learn and network with other local UX folks. Hiring or looking for a job in UX? We’ll save some time to discuss any current open UX positions that members want to promote. We look forward to regularly seeing you at the monthly events! _______________________________________ AGENDA 6:30: Network, mingle, eat 7:00: Begin Q/A 7:45: Group Design Challenge 8:45: Compare results with other teams 9:00: End but network, mingle, eat more as we clean up _______________________________________ A little about our food and beverage sponsor, Neudesic (http://www.neudesic.com): Neudesic is the trusted technology partner in business innovation, delivering impactful business results to clients through digital modernization and evolution. Founded in 2002, Neudesic is a privately held company headquartered in Irvine, California, and serves clients globally from offices in the United States and India. For more information, visit www.neudesic.com (http://www.neudesic.com/).

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  • OCXD August 2019 - Hyundai Chatbot Case Study & Team Design Challenge

    200 Spectrum Center Dr #2000

    Hey OC eXperience Designers, This month we have an awesome Group Design Challenge as well as a fantastic case study: Hyundai Sedan Chatbot — Designing for Conversational Interfaces! If you have some work, regardless of the stage of the process you are in with it, that you'd like some feedback on, let us know! This event isn't just for designers and we encourage product managers, developers, and anyone interested in UX to attend. There will be free food and beverages, provided by Neudesic. Free parking at 100 Spectrum Center Dr. or across the street at the Irvine Spectrum. Hope to see you there! If you have trouble with the elevators, text Michael: (949)[masked] More Info on OCXD (http://ocxd.org/) Have a great speaker in mind or would like to speak on a topic yourself, let us know! New to UX? Don’t worry, come, learn and network with other local UX folks. Hiring or looking for a job in UX? We’ll save some time to discuss any current open UX positions that members want to promote. We look forward to regularly seeing you at the monthly events! A little about our food and beverage sponsor, Neudesic (http://www.neudesic.com): Neudesic is the trusted technology partner in business innovation, delivering impactful business results to clients through digital modernization and evolution. Founded in 2002, Neudesic is a privately held company headquartered in Irvine, California, and serves clients globally from offices in the United States and India. For more information, visit www.neudesic.com (http://www.neudesic.com/).

  • OCXD June 2019 - Protecting UX/Design Innovations & Team Design Challenge

    200 Spectrum Center Dr #2000

    Hey OC eXperience Designers, You are a start-up that just developed a cutting-edge mobile app, now what? You’ve designed an awesome branding system, how do you protect it? Learn how you can ensure the intellectual property you create is protected from infringement. Get a better understanding of what can be protected and what cannot and things you, as a designer, should know. This month we have an awesome speaker, Steven J. Nataupsky, on Protecting UX/Design Innovations: Best Practices for Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights for your Digital Innovations. We will also have our usual awesome Group Design Challenge afterward! This event isn't just for designers and we encourage product managers, developers, and anyone interested in UX to attend. There will be free food and beverages, provided by Neudesic. Free parking at 100 Spectrum Center Dr. or across the street at the Irvine Spectrum. Hope to see you there! _______________________________________ If you have trouble with the elevators, text Chris: (760)[masked] More Info on OCXD (http://ocxd.org/): Have a great speaker in mind or would like to speak on a topic yourself, let us know! New to UX? Don’t worry, come, learn and network with other local UX folks. Hiring or looking for a job in UX? We’ll save some time to discuss any current open UX positions that members want to promote. We look forward to regularly seeing you at the monthly events! _______________________________________ About our speaker: Steven J. Nataupsky is the Managing Partner of Knobbe Martens. With approximately 300 lawyers and scientists, Knobbe Martens is one of the largest firms focusing on intellectual property in the country. Steven’s practice involves all aspects of intellectual property, including protecting inventions, trademarks, domain names, copyrights, and trade secrets, enforcing those rights against infringers, and defending clients against allegations of infringement. He has obtained numerous patents, trademarks and copyrights in various fields and tried several cases resulting in 8-digit jury verdicts in favor of his clients. Representative clients include Carl’s Jr. / Hardee’s and Monster Energy. Steven serves as an adjunct professor of Intellectual Property Law at the University of California-Irvine School of Law and has served as an adjunct professor at Whittier Law School and the University of San Diego School of Law. He also teaches intellectual property courses at the University of California-Irvine Extension Program and Santa Ana College. Steven is the co-author of Protecting Your Athlete’s Intellectual Property Rights in the leading treatise for sports law practitioners: Law of Professional and Amateur Sports, 2010 Thomson Reuters/West Publications. _______________________________________ A little about our sponsor, Neudesic (http://www.neudesic.com): Neudesic is the trusted technology partner in business innovation, delivering impactful business results to clients through digital modernization and evolution. Founded in 2002, Neudesic is a privately held company headquartered in Irvine, California, and serves clients globally from offices in the United States and India. For more information, visit www.neudesic.com (http://www.neudesic.com/).

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  • OCXD May 2019 - Peer Review & Team Design Challenge

    200 Spectrum Center Dr #2000

    Hey OC eXperience Designers, This month we have an awesome peer review session and also another fantastic Group Design Challenge! We are looking to fill the peer review time slot so if you have some work, regardless of the stage of the process you are in with it, that you'd like some feedback on, let us know! This event isn't just for designers and we encourage product managers, developers, and anyone interested in UX to attend. There will be free food and beverages, provided by Neudesic. Free parking at 100 Spectrum Center Dr. or across the street at the Irvine Spectrum. Hope to see you there! If you have trouble with the elevators, text Chris: (760)[masked] More Info on OCXD (http://ocxd.org/) Have a great speaker in mind or would like to speak on a topic yourself, let us know! New to UX? Don’t worry, come, learn and network with other local UX folks. Hiring or looking for a job in UX? We’ll save some time to discuss any current open UX positions that members want to promote. We look forward to regularly seeing you at the monthly events! A little about our food and beverage sponsor, Neudesic (http://www.neudesic.com): Neudesic is the trusted technology partner in business innovation, delivering impactful business results to clients through digital modernization and evolution. Founded in 2002, Neudesic is a privately held company headquartered in Irvine, California, and serves clients globally from offices in the United States and India. For more information, visit www.neudesic.com (http://www.neudesic.com/).

  • OCXD Apr 2019 - "Should Designers Code?" & Team Design Challenge

    200 Spectrum Center Dr #2000

    Hey OC eXperience Designers, This month we have an awesome presentation on "Should designers code?," by Nelson Abalos Jr., and also another fantastic Group Design Challenge! Should designers code? This is a very common question in our industry. Today, designers are needed to not only help solve problems in the physical space but also in digital space. So, should we designers be expected to code? About the presenter: Nelson Abalos Jr. is a Designer Evangelist at Webflow and UX Consultant at Cowlick Appeal. If you have some work, regardless of the stage of the process you are in with it, that you'd like some feedback on, let us know! This event isn't just for designers and we encourage product managers, developers, and anyone interested in UX to attend. There will be free food and beverages, provided by Neudesic. Free parking at 100 Spectrum Center Dr. or across the street at the Irvine Spectrum. Hope to see you there! If you have trouble with the elevators, text Chris: (760)[masked] More Info on OCXD (http://ocxd.org/) Have a great speaker in mind or would like to speak on a topic yourself, let us know! New to UX? Don’t worry, come, learn and network with other local UX folks. Hiring or looking for a job in UX? We’ll save some time to discuss any current open UX positions that members want to promote. We look forward to regularly seeing you at the monthly events! A little about our food and beverage sponsor, Neudesic (http://www.neudesic.com): Neudesic is the trusted technology partner in business innovation, delivering impactful business results to clients through digital modernization and evolution. Founded in 2002, Neudesic is a privately held company headquartered in Irvine, California, and serves clients globally from offices in the United States and India. For more information, visit www.neudesic.com (http://www.neudesic.com/).

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  • OCXD Mar 2019 - Zenbook Case Study & Team Design Challenge

    200 Spectrum Center Dr #2000

    Hey OC eXperience Designers, This month we have an awesome case study of the Zenbook project, that Deanna Lam will be presenting, and also another fantastic Group Design Challenge! Zenbook is a yoga teaching assistant app and business management tool designed to connect yoga teachers and level up their businesses. She will be focusing on my design process as an end-to-end product designer and would love any feedback on the process or the prototype. If you have some work, regardless of the stage of the process you are in with it, that you'd like some feedback on, let us know! This event isn't just for designers and we encourage product managers, developers, and anyone interested in UX to attend. There will be free food and beverages, provided by Neudesic. Free parking at 100 Spectrum Center Dr. or across the street at the Irvine Spectrum. Hope to see you there! If you have trouble with the elevators, text Chris: (760)[masked] More Info on OCXD (http://ocxd.org/) Have a great speaker in mind or would like to speak on a topic yourself, let us know! New to UX? Don’t worry, come, learn and network with other local UX folks. Hiring or looking for a job in UX? We’ll save some time to discuss any current open UX positions that members want to promote. We look forward to regularly seeing you at the monthly events! A little about our food and beverage sponsor, Neudesic (http://www.neudesic.com): Neudesic is the trusted technology partner in business innovation, delivering impactful business results to clients through digital modernization and evolution. Founded in 2002, Neudesic is a privately held company headquartered in Irvine, California, and serves clients globally from offices in the United States and India. For more information, visit www.neudesic.com (http://www.neudesic.com/).

  • OCXD Feb 2019 - Career Strategy & Team Design Challenge

    200 Spectrum Center Dr #2000

    Hey OC eXperience Designers, This month we have an awesome speaker, Sarah Copeland, who will be talking about career strategy and professional development. We will also have another fantastic Group Design Challenge! This month we are partnering with OCtechlife to present speaker, Sarah Copeland, Exec Dir of Recruitment from Irvine Technology Corporation. OCtechlife is a local meetup group created to inspire, share local expertise and provide mentorship opportunities in order to exponentially help others grow professionally and personally in business and technology. If you have some work, regardless of the stage of the process you are in with it, that you'd like some feedback on, let us know! This event isn't just for designers and we encourage product managers, developers, and anyone interested in UX to attend. There will be free food and beverages, provided by Neudesic. Free parking at 100 Spectrum Center Dr. or across the street at the Irvine Spectrum. Hope to see you there! If you have trouble with the elevators, text Chris: (760)[masked] More Info on OCXD (http://ocxd.org/) Have a great speaker in mind or would like to speak on a topic yourself, let us know! New to UX? Don’t worry, come, learn and network with other local UX folks. Hiring or looking for a job in UX? We’ll save some time to discuss any current open UX positions that members want to promote. We look forward to regularly seeing you at the monthly events! A little about our food and beverage sponsor, Neudesic (http://www.neudesic.com): Neudesic is the trusted technology partner in business innovation, delivering impactful business results to clients through digital modernization and evolution. Founded in 2002, Neudesic is a privately held company headquartered in Irvine, California, and serves clients globally from offices in the United States and India. For more information, visit www.neudesic.com (http://www.neudesic.com/).