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Thursday, November 10 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Solution Oriented Visual Design

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Good design is not about pretty pictures - it's about solving problems, making products and websites easy to use and driving users down the right path. Avoiding user-frustration can be a challenging when balancing the needs of the business as well as advertising, technology limitations, browser issues, etc. See how this group of talented designers and product developers tackles that challenge.


Speakers
avatar for Pamela Castillo

Pamela Castillo

Pamela Castillo is the Director of Product at Fashism, an online community for fashion & shopping advice, where she oversees their web and mobile products, designing solutions that will drive the company's business goals as well as delight their users. Previously, she launched Market Publique, an online marketplace for vintage fashion, where she developed the brand & vision, executed the marketing & social media strategy and collaborated in... Read More →
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Michael Galpert

Michael Galpert aka MSG is one of the founders of Aviary, a suite of creative apps . In his day to day he works on strategic business development, expanding Aviary’s footprint and product offerings. He is driven by a passion to help others do what they love and currently sits on the advisory board for Web 2.0 Expo New York, is a mentor for TechStars NYC, and a member of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Helps organize... Read More →
avatar for Andy Mangold

Andy Mangold

Andy is a designer born and raised in Pennsylvania and now proudly living in Baltimore, Maryland. In the spring of 2011 he co-founded Friends of The Web along with his three favorite people. The small design and development studio builds websites and mobile applications for themselves and others. He is passionate about connecting people, through the Internet or otherwise, authorship, typography, and hip-hop.
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Jayna Wallace

Jayna Wallace is an accomplished Hybrid UX / Visual Designer with 11+ years experience in interactive media, specializing in the design of consumer-facing web applications. For the past five years, Jayna was worked exclusively as a remote employee collaborating with geographically distributed teams, and presented on the topic at SXSWi, NxNEi and Geekend in Savannah. Jayna has worked for AOL, Myspace and Abbott Nutrition, and currently holds the... Read More →

Sponsors
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iStrategyLabs x Tech Cocktail

iStrategy Labs and Tech Cocktail are both DC based companies that are passionate about action. Whether it's building a new product, organizing large groups of people, or hosting a 10K person event - the teams at both companies understand what it takes to take action, motivate others and make things happen. Both iStrategy Labs and Tech Cocktail are proud to produce DCWEEK for the second year in a row. We can't wait to see the projects... Read More →


Thursday November 10, 2011 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Artisphere - Ballroom 1101 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA

Attendees (90)