Join us for a festive holiday-themed Mentor Night. ✨ UX Designers! Product Designers! Visual Branding Designers! Product Managers! Let’s come together for the holidays.
You must purchase a ticket at https://holidaymentor.eventbrite.com to attend this event. RSVPing on Meetup alone does not equal a ticket.
The Holidays are here, and we want to celebrate with you! Join us for a festive Mentor Night. Let's eat, drink, be merry, and talk about design.
We have designers from AngelList, LinkedIn, Uber, Dropbox, Rodan + Fields, Postmates, and more. Connect with designers in the community, get product design feedback, share ideas, and collaborate.
• Get 1-1 feedback from design experts in 20-minute sessions
• This event is anyone who works at the intersection of design and technology
• Sign up to get design advice and strategic career advice
• Catered and hosted by Rodan + Fields
Mentor Lineup: (more to be added!)
Ran Liu, Senior UX Designer at Amplitude
Adam Ruf, Product Designer at AngelList
Kai Gradert, Designer at AngelList / Product Hunt
Colin Toomey, Sr. Product Design Consultant
Carola PC, Product Designer at Dropbox
Angela Don, Product Designer at Eventbrite
Alastair Warren, Senior Product Designer at Forward
Marek Szeszycki-Truesdell, Principal UX Designer at Gap Inc
Laura Mattis, Product Design Manager at Grove Collaborative
Tyler Wilson, Senior UX Designer at Helios Interactive
Dan Shilov, Senior Product Designer at Instacart
Elina Lin, Senior UX Designer at LinkedIn
Christine Bower, Instructional Designer at LinkedIn
Johnatan Uribe, Product Designer at Okta
Paolo Ertreo, Senior Product Designer at Paolo Ertreo
Lukasz Lysakowski, Design Director at Peek
Marc B.D. Greenberg Product & UX Lead at Postmates
David Holl, Founder & CEO and Design Sprints at Postobject
Phil Ohme, Senior UX Manager at Rodan + Fields
Nicole Wang, Product Designer/Art Director at Self
Constance Smith, Senior Product Designer at SoFi
Olga Vladimirovna, Product Designer and VR Designer at Stealth
Asher Blumberg, Senior Product Designer at TaskRabbit
Nisa Andrews, Product Designer II at Uber
Joey Isaacson, Product Designer at Uber
Trisha Suri, Product Designer at Uber
Ryan Cunningham, Product Operations Manager at Uber Elevate
Kritika Kushwaha, Product Designer at Uber Eats
Alexander Saul Goldman UX Researcher, Design Strategist, VR Prototyper at Wells Fargo and AG Foresight Strategy
Maggie Armstrong, Product Designer at WW (formerly Weight Watchers)
View the full line-up and get tickets at https://holidaymentor.eventbrite.com.
Join us to ask Cathy Pearl, Head of Conversational Design Education at Google, anything about designing conversational UX.
Cathy will answer questions about:
• Best practices for Voice User Interface design
• Real world use cases of VUIs
• Conversational UI design systems and how to test them in various settings
• Different styles of voice interactions
• and anything you want to ask her
Register and attend for free:
Join us for a free webinar to learn how to manage a design system for a big corporation!
"Ask a Designer" with Angela Don
Thursday, October 25 • 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Register at: https://info.getcloudapp.com/ask-angela-eventbrite
Design systems save companies big money and countless hours. Managing a design system is more than designing components. You have to make sure it scales across platforms and devices. You also have to make sure your brand is obvious. How do you do this? Learn from Angela!
In this “Ask a Designer” ask Angela Don, Design Systems at Eventbrite how to:
• Manage a design system across a corporate team
• Design and prioritize UI components
• Design a consistent cross-platform experience
• Run user testing for design systems
• and anything you want to ask her
View Angela's bio at https://info.getcloudapp.com/ask-angela-eventbrite.
FREE Webinar! Sign up at https://info.getcloudapp.com/onboarding-christine-linkedin-3
Join us on October 23rd to discover how to create onboarding tutorials with Christine Bower, Instructional Designer at Linkedin. Watch her present on:
• How to create engaging presentations for sales teams
• The process to create a tutorial
• Her research process
• The best tools for technical presentations
• And more
Christine will give a talk and we'll have time for audience Q&A.
Read Christine's bio and register at https://info.getcloudapp.com/onboarding-christine-linkedin-3
Tickets are now on sale for UXNight: Conversation Design!
***You must purchase a ticket to attend this event. RSVPing on Meetup alone does not equal registration.**** Purchase tickets at https://uxnight45.eventbrite.com
As machines grow smarter, we strive to make interactions more human-like and easier to use. Conversational design is more than writing a script. It involves critical thinking and combines various fields of UX including interaction design, voice UX, copywriting, user interface design, visual design, and system architecture.
Learn from experts on how to streamline search and make it easy for the user to accomplish tasks with conversation design.
"Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Conversation Design but Were Afraid to Ask"
Cathy Pearl, Head of Conversational Design Outreach at Google
Author of Designing Voice User Interfaces (O'Reilly Media)
The term "conversational interfaces" is thrown around a lot these days, but what does it actually mean? Will we soon be having conversations with everything around us, like our toothbrushes and trash cans? What's the difference between a chatbot and a VUI? How do we build these highly interactive systems in the right way?
This talk will tell you what Conversation Design is and some of the best practices to make sure we get it right.
"Designing Voice UX for Car Interfaces"
Chris Liu, Product Designer and R&D Mercedes Benz North America
& Cohost of Design Review Podcast
Conversation design is powerful because it gives the user a direct path to find what they are looking for. In this presentation, Chris will teach you key design principles to consider when designing a conversational interface. He'll show you how to navigate the user, keep their attention, and repurpose design patterns for consistency and clarity.
More presentations to be added! Stay tuned!
Head of Conversational Design Outreach
& Author of Designing Voice User Interfaces (O'Reilly Media)
Cathy Pearl is Head of Conversation Design Outreach at Google, and the author of the O'Reilly book, "Designing Voice User Interfaces". She's been designing and creating Voice User Interfaces (VUIs) for nearly 20 years and is passionate about helping everyone make the best conversational experiences possible.
Past speaking engagements include Cannes Lion International Festival of Creativity, O’Reilly Bot Day, and Voice Summit. Previously, Cathy was VP of User Experience at Sensely, whose virtual nurse avatar helps people stay healthy. She has worked on everything from programming NASA helicopter pilot simulators to designing a conversational iPad app in which Esquire magazine's style columnist tells users what they should wear on a first date. She has an MS in Computer Science from Indiana University and and BS in Cognitive Science from UC San Diego.
Product Designer and R&D
Mercedes Benz North America
& Cohost of Design Review Podcast
Chris has many years under his belt working as a designer in various capacities in a wide array of industries, from enterprise software to consumer products. Chris currently works at Mercedes-Benz R&D North America working on car UX and advanced concepts. You can find him on Twitter at @machinehuman.
CTO and Product Officer
& Author of Applied Artificial Intelligence
Mariya Yao is chief technology and product officer at Metamaven, a company that intelligently automates revenue growth for global companies like Paypal, LinkedIn, L’Oréal, LVMH, and WPP. She’s also editor-in-chief of TOPBOTS, the largest publication and community for business leaders applying AI to their enterprises, a Forbes writer covering the interplay of human and machine intelligence, and coauthor of Applied AI: A Handbook for Business Leaders, which she launched onstage at CES 2018.
Register for free at https://info.getcloudapp.com/ask-alexa-zendesk
Join us on Sept 20 to ask Alexa Herasimchuk, Digital Product Designer at Zendesk, anything about design. Ask her questions like:
• How to use research and data to design digital products
• How to present your work to stakeholders
• Where to find inspiration for your next design project
• Her design process
• How to ace a job interview for designers
• And anything you want to ask
Alexa Herasimchuk is a San Francisco based Digital Product Designer, YouTuber, amateur photographer, and basketballer. She designs technology in order to help maximize human potential.
By day, Alexa designs software to improve customer relationships at Zendesk. Before Zendesk, Alexa worked for Yelp, also as a Digital Product Designer.
In her free time, she creates videos for her YouTube channel about Product Design, Careers in Tech, and life. Alex also designs programs for Golden City Hoops, a San Francisco basketball organization she started.
Subscribe to her YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/helloimalexa.
Sign up at http://info.getcloudapp.com/design-dapps-with-nisa-andrews
Blockchain is not a buzz word. It's transforming the future of online transactions. Even Facebook has a blockchain department! As a designer, we should keep up with the latest technology and stay ahead. Join us on August 30 at 10:30 am, for a free webinar to learn how to design dapps with Nisa Andrews, Product Designer at Uber.
Discover how to design a decentralized application with Nisa Andrews, Product Designer at Uber and Independent Dapps Designer. Nisa will teach us about Ethereum, how blockchain works, and show us the difference in blockchain app system architecture. She'll walk us through a case study with examples.
You'll learn about terms like distributed ledgers, how the design process is similar a different when designing for dApps, the types of apps built on Ethereum, how Ethereum works, and what a smart contract is. You'll also learn how this new system design works in the favor of individuals instead of corporations.
Read Nisa's bio at http://info.getcloudapp.com/design-dapps-with-nisa-andrews
Register for FREE to attend at http://info.getcloudapp.com/andigalpern-community
Have you ever thought about hosting your own meetup or organizing events to build your brand? Join Andi Galpern to ask her anything about community building on Thursday, August 23 from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm.
Ask questions on how to:
• Create and launch an event
• Grow a brand
• Reach out to speakers
• Set up a budget
• Work with sponsors
• Attract attendees
• and anything you want to learn
Since 2011, Andi has organized hundreds of sold-out events, partnered with big companies, and connected designers to job opportunities. Read more about Andi at http://info.getcloudapp.com/andigalpern-community.
This is an event from our partners at Heavybit. I am sharing because I love Heavybit events and think it's a great opportunity to meet influential people who are transforming technology. Plus you'll learn a lot!
Get tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/growing-a-dev-rel-program-with-stripe-shopify-square-cmx-media-tickets-47866818944
All proceeds for tickets go to Code for America.
Every company is looking to “increase engagement" and build a community. Often that engagement directly impacts product design, customer loyalty, and brand recognition.
In this panel, you will learn how to qualify and invest in community engagement from DevRel experts at Shopify, Square, and Stripe.
We'll discuss how to:
• Set team-wide community goals and priorities
• Create systems to efficiently triage community feedback and requests
• Determine whether their communities are succeeding over time.
Head of Global Developer Relations
Director of App and Partner Platform
Read Speaker Bios and register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/growing-a-dev-rel-program-with-stripe-shopify-square-cmx-media-tickets-47866818944.
This is a free webinar! Sign up at http://info.getcloudapp.com/ask-a-designer-pablo-stanley
Join us to ask Pablo Stanley anything relating to product design. Pablo is a well-respected Product Designer for InVision Studio. He also teaches tools and tips for product design on his YouTube channel "Sketch Together", with over 50,000 subscribers and growing. He has a design podcast in Spanish and writes silly comics.
11:00 am – 11:25 am: Andi interviews Pablo about his career as a Product Designer
11:25 am – 12:30 pm: Audience questions
How it works: Prior to the webinar, we'll email you a link to a sli.do page where you can submit questions in advance, and during the talk. You can also upvote questions. Andi Galpern (CloudApp + Cascade SF) will then ask Pablo questions according to what you want to learn.