Fri, Jun 23rd, 8:15am - 10:00am
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The world of traditional graphic design has long emphasized culture and art as important means of communicating with an audience. As digital product designers, our conversations tend to focus less on culture, and more on business goals, users, and stakeholders. As a result, we overlook the need to think beyond the next iteration of our product. This presentation will explore ways to overhaul the creative process by cultivating a deeper understanding of human emotion and culture.
Greg Howell, Director of Design at Leadpages
As an alumni of the Savannah College of Art & Design, Greg brings traditional design thinking into the digital product sphere. He has worked in the industry from brand and print design to UX and UI development. Greg has partnered with with agencies and startups alike to define how their experience equates to brand values. He is currently the Director of Design at Leadpages, looking at how design and creativity affects the business through both brand and product design.
Where do I park?
Please park on nearby streets such as Colfax, Dupont, and Bryant Avenues where permitted. Avoid being towed from the CVS lot. We can also validate parking at Calhoun Square Parking Ramp (entrance at Lake & Girard) for $6.50. Pick up validation that night at the front desk.
About the UX Group
Through creative programming and action-oriented initiatives, we aim to bridge the gap between UX and visual design, further UX in the local community, and cultivate the talent of our local designers.
The UX meetups are made possible through our collaboration with COCO, a community of dreamers, creators, and doers. COCO is a destination for building your venture and exploring new ideas in the company of other creators. Whether you are an independent, an entrepreneur building a startup, a small business owner, or a corporate innovator, COCO is a place to imagine and pursue what’s possible. We offer memberships that provide access to multiple coworking spaces and meeting venues. To learn more about COCO, sign up and take a tour of any of our 4 locations here in the Twin Cities. Tours are offered every Friday at all locations, 11 to 11:30 a.m.