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With Jerlin Cheng (Designer, EY Digital), Kristen Barry (UX Designer, Born Group), Andrew Shanley (Dir. Experience Design, Beyond), Elizabeth Gorn (UX Designer, Beyond).
Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 06:30 PM    Cost: Absolutely Free
Beyond, 236 W 27th St
 
     
 
 
              

      
 
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"Design Thinking" & "Design Sprints" are creative strategies commonly used by designers that are such hot UXbuzz words these days; yet, these terms are often conflated or misunderstood.In short, theres a lot of crossovers.Design Thinking is methodology that is a lot more than post-its, & Design Sprints is a process that uses design thinking exercises (...and of course post-its!), but might not always be applicable. Confused? Dont be!

Join us as we discuss & explore their exact definitions, the difference between them & how to use them. In addition, we'll talk about the merits & challengesof design sprints, what kind of problems we can solve, & how we can incorporate it to our own workplace.

Learn howto sprint before we run...or in this case, build!

[ AGENDA ]

6:30pm - 7:00pm: Check-in*

7:00pm - 8:00pm: Chat + Q&A

7:30pm - 8:30pm: Networking

*At check-in, attendees will be entered to win a Google Venture Sprint book!Light refreshments served.(...and for those wondering, yes, men are welcomed - we're pro women, not anti men!)

[ ABOVE & BEYOND PANELISTS ]

KRISTEN BARRY is currently a User Experience Designer at Born Group, a global digital agency that connects creative, content & commerce. After attending NYU's ITP graduate program, Kristen knew that she wanted to use her design skills to make the world a better place. UX design allows her to focus her passion for psychology, usability, research, & ideation to find creative solutions to complex problems. By understanding user needs, client goals, & the competitive landscape of each project, she create experiences that are memorable & intuitive.

JERLIN CHENGis currently a designer at Ernest & Young Digital, but has spent time in advertising, higher education, & online learning. In her spare time, she plays & makes (generally pretty average) music & writes words that she hopes makes people feel things.

ANDREW SHANLEYis the director of Experience Design at Beyond. His clients include Google, Viacom & Wall Street Journal. Having previously worked at Razorfish, BSkyB & Ogilvy, Andy has built a career in UX spanning over 10 years & has been one of the key initiators for introducing Design Sprints & Design Thinking into Beyond's day to day.

Moderator:

ELIZABETH GORNis a User Experience Designer at Beyond, having worked with clients such as Google, Novartis & Dow Jones. Shes utilized Product Design Thinking & Design Sprints in her work & has found success in doing so.

[ THANK YOU! ]

BEYONDis a design & technology ideas company. They help ambitious companies create market value with design- & technology-based products & strategies, & establish the methods & mindsets that move companies forward.PS. BYND is hiring!

PREMIER GROUPis a global privately owned recruitment agency, offering high quality recruitment services to the whole of the UK, mainland Europe & the US, with offices in Reading, London, Manchester, Birmingham & New York. They focus on delivering a comprehensive recruitment solution across the Design, Media & Technology sectors, supplying permanent & contract staff with an approach thats tailor-made to suit you!

AboutLADIES THAT UX NYC

2015 Winner of Net Awards Grassroots Event of the Year & in over 50 cities chapters worldwide, Ladies That UX is a friendly, welcoming & collaborative community for women in UX.Ladies That UX NYCaims to foster an inspirational & supportive environment for women in UX to positively promote & learn from each other through informal networking & lively discussions & great events in NYC. We dont run for profit but seek to make the world of work better for women around the world! Check out ourFacebook,Twitter,InstagramandMeetup forumfor discounts, deals & other relevant community events.

 
 
 
 
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