Brian is a Lead UX Designer at Big Nerd Ranch, a company known for its immersive bootcamps, corporate training and elegantly designed mobile apps. The Nerds are fluent in multiple operating systems and languages, including Windows 8, Android, iOS and HTML5. He also teaches holistic design practices for major mobile operating systems.
Brian got his start designing cell phone and console games, but he shines brightest exercising his skills on the newest smartphones and tablets. His portfolio includes app design for Fortune 100 clients, as well as Big Nerd Ranch’s own successful products. He has written and delivered mobile design courses in multiple countries, and specializes in pixel-perfect technique that aligns effortlessly with development.
There's no established solution for how designers and developers can collaborate most effectively (especially in native app development). Effective communication is the main ingredient. In this talk, Brian will outline several steps for getting closer to collaboration utopia with minimal reliance on unicorns (the mythical creature that's great at design AND development).
Specific things the audience can expect:
“The bane of a developer’s life is that non-developers assume that programming is easy.” - Matt Gemmell