Sitting in the Director’s Chair: How the Role We Play Drives the Vision of the User Experience.

A session at IA Summit 2013

Friday 5th April, 2013

11:30am to 12:15pm (EST)

What does directing have to do with UX process? We know a director is responsible for strategic vision. But, did you know he’s also responsible for ensuring a successful outcome that both meets his vision and is in line with the producer’s desires and budget? To make that happen, a director works with the cast, crew, costume and set designers, and many others to pull together a cohesive product, without losing the vision. Change director to UX lead, producer to business owner, and the rest to designers, product management, marketing, and developers. Starting to sound familiar?

If so, then join me as I walk through some concepts of directing theory, raise relevant questions to help manage the process, communicate your strategy and vision, and explain what it means to have a iterative design process that allows for inclusion of other parties to help educate, get valuable assistance, and gain buy-in.

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Traci Lepore

User Experience Designer and User Researcher with a passion for process and creative insight into users. bio from Twitter

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Time 11:30am12:15pm EST

Date Fri 5th April 2013

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