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UX Components Deconstructed
Thursday, January 31, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (GMT)
Cambridge, United Kingdom
January sees a welcome return for our monthly talks. We are delighted to welcome Jesmond Allen and James Chudley to talk about designing user experiences for classic UX deliverables, such as the search or checkout pages of a website. James and Jesmond are User Experience Directors at cxpartners, a Bristol-based user experience consultancy. They are co-authors of ‘Smashing UX Design: foundations for designing online user experiences’ (Wiley, 2012, http://amzn.to/NYjLoA).
The event starts at 18.30 for drinks, nibbles and networking. The talk starts at around 19.00 and there will be time for questions and discussion.
In this talk, James and Jesmond from cxpartners will share their top tips and tricks for designing the best user experiences for classic UX deliverables such as home pages, product pages, search results and checkout processes. The talk will share best practice, cheat sheets and typical user and business requirements to bear in mind when designing these deliverables.
About the speakers
Jesmond Allen is a skilled user experience consultant. She has many years experience designing user interfaces and information architectures for web, mobile, and computer applications. Jesmond has a BA in Fine Art and an MSc in Computer Science and has worked in the Internet industry since 1996.
Jesmond has worked with clients such as TUI Travel, Nokia, Kelkoo and Microsoft to create compelling, usable interfaces. Jesmond led the Charles Tyrwhitt project that won Redesign Of The Year at the 2011 National eCommerce Awards in London.
James Chudley has been working in UX for 14 years for UX consultancies, full-service digital agencies, within academia and client side in the public sector. He has grown and managed UX teams, managed digital products, and provided UX research and design consultancy to some of the web’s biggest brands.
In his role as UX Director at cxpartners, James runs large user-centered design projects for clients such as Expedia, Aardman, Hotels.com, Lovefilm, Vodafone, Kelkoo, Moneysupermarket.com, and Channel 4.
James is actively involved in the UX community. He writes for Smashing Magazine and sits on their UX experts panel. He regularly speaks at local and international UX events and co-founded UXBristol in 2011.