Brainstorming Improvisation Techniques for Designers with Kat Davis

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Ever gotten stuck in a brainstorming session? Ever had egos get in the way of teamwork? Taking lessons from improvisational theatre, this workshop will teach you the basics of support, teamwork, and the generative flow of ideas that will make you a better designer. We’ll start with the basics of “yes and” and supporting each other and address how to apply these principles in real world situations. This workshop is fun and interactive, so come ready to try something new!

About Kat:

Kat Davis is an interaction designer at frog. She has worked with a variety of Fortune 100 companies, start ups, government agencies and NGOs on projects ranging from talent management software to new consumer products. Kat is a passionate teacher of design to both current and aspiring designers. She has led workshops at IxDA ’15, IxDA South America, and UNICEF and taught UX design at General Assembly in Seattle. When not designing, Kat moonlights as an improvisational comedian. Kat holds a Certificate in Interaction Design from the Austin Center for Design and a BA in Philosophy and History.

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