An Interactive Experience: Join Us for Sessions on Experience Design at SXSW

by The Adobe XD Team

posted on 02-28-2017

We’re excited to share that the Adobe XD team will be at SXSW Interactive 2017 in Austin, Texas! Members from Adobe will be will be there to share ideas and get to know you — the experience designers of the future!

SXSW Interactive brings together the most diverse, collaborative, and inventive community and we’re thrilled to hear from you. Join us on the first day, Friday, March 10, at the Courtyard Marriott in the Rio Grande Ballroom for breakfast and four sessions on how experience design is changing the we work, we think, and we imagine the future. We might even have a few surprises for you 🙂

Each session is in the design track and targeted for any level of designer. Access is open to all passholders, but space is limited. Add a calendar reminder for the track and be there early!

This all-day calendar reminder starts at 10 AM CST and goes through 4:30 PM CST: iCalendar • Google Calendar • Outlook • Outlook Online

Waffles and Wireframes: A Breakfast Conversation on Experience Design with the Adobe XD product team

Friday, March 10 | 10-11 a.m. CST Add to Calendar: iCalendarGoogle CalendarOutlookOutlook Online

Get to know us and let us get to know you. What are your biggest experience design challenges? How do you use Adobe XD? What would you like to see next in the product? We’re always interested in a great conversation.

Jonathan Pimento and Hoyle Wang: Evolution of the Design Process with Adobe XD

Friday, March 10 | 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. CST | @Jonthanjosh Add to your calendar: iCalendarGoogle CalendarOutlookOutlook Online

Screen design has evolved. The way designers work, the tools they use, and the screens for which they design all have changed rapidly. Designers are struggling to express interactivity and flow with static screens and mockups. The increasing competition for users attention adds to these challenges. Jonathan Pimento, a product manager for Adobe XD, shares what he has learned from designers about these hurdles and how the team building Adobe XD are addressing these needs so that designers can solve modern challenges.

Jonathan will present an overview on designing, prototyping, and sharing in the award-winning Adobe XD app, as well as top features and time-saving tips and tricks.

Talin Wadsworth: Design at the Speed of Thought

Friday, March 10 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. CST | @MrTalin Add to your calendar: iCalendarGoogle CalendarOutlookOutlook Online

Speed kills; procrastination and deadlines conflict with every designer’s desire to deliver a unique solution. In this revealing talk, Talin describes how during his journey as a designer he faced his fears and began to generate his ideas at the speed of thought. He will share examples of how rapid design led him to solutions he might not have even considered. Talin’s session is a story of growing in your career and trusting in your intuition as a designer.

Tom Krcha: Design Changes the World, Adobe XD Changes Design

Friday, March 10 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. CST | @tomkrchaAdd to calendar: iCalendarGoogle CalendarOutlookOutlook Online

Go behind the scenes of making Adobe Experience Design CC (Beta) with one of its earliest creators, Senior Product Manager Tom Krcha. Tom will share the product principles that serve as the foundation for Adobe XD and how they guide the team’s thinking for the near term and the future.

Eric Snowden: The Future of Experience Design

Friday, March 10 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. CST | @ericsnowden Add to your calendar: iCalendarGoogle CalendarOutlookOutlook Online

In the past year, 45 percent of people say they have paid more for a product or service that had a good design. But now, more than ever, users are evaluating not just the product design, but also the experience of buying and using that product. What’s next? How will design evolve to address these trends? Eric Snowden, Senior Director of Design at Adobe, provides a glimpse into:

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