Designing UI in Keynote (Not in Photoshop)

A session at SXSW Interactive 2013

Saturday 9th March, 2013

3:30pm to 6:00pm (CST)

RSVP Required - I have used Apple's Keynote for mocking up UI while working at Apple and at Netflix. I use Keynote 95% percent of the time and use Photoshop and Illustrator on occasion but only for specific tasks. Keynote is an incredibly efficient tool for designing user interfaces for web and mobile applications and allows you to wireframe, create high fidelity designs, mockup interactions, create visual specs, simulate animations, and present all from one tool. I'll be walking through some of the workflows that I use in Keynote, show tips and tricks, talk about best practices, do a quick demo and answer lots and lots of questions.

Keynote should be installed on the attendees computer and they should go through the Keynote tutorials at http://www.apple.com/iwork/tutor... to understand a bit about the application. While these tutorials are directed towards users who are doing presentations, they still give some good basics about the application.

What to Bring:
An Apple laptop with Apple's Keynote installed: http://www.apple.com/iwork/keynote/ Pen and paper are also recommended.

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About the speakers

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Joel Beukelman

Mobile User Experience Designer, Netflix

Joel Beukelman is a Mobile UX Designer at Netflix and design consultant for other startups and companies. Prior to Netflix, Joel was the Design Director for AppStack, a startup helping local business find mobile customers.

Outside of being a designer, Joel enjoys consuming craft beer, wearing tattoos, and listening all things metal and folk.

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Ted Boda

Lead UI Designer, Netflix

Ted started his design career at Duarte Design with Apple as his main client. He worked one-on-one with Al Gore, to help create the compelling and impactful slides that were the basis for the Academy Award winning film, An Inconvenient Truth. After Duarte, he spent 5 years at Apple as the lead UI designer for Keynote on the iPad, iPhone and Mac OS. He is currently the lead UI designer for mobile at Netflix.

Ted studied Industrial Design, and still enjoys product design and building things in his spare time. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and depending on what day it is you might find him surfing in Santa Cruz or enjoying food in San Francisco.

Ted is an evangelist and promotor of Keynote as a tool for User Interface designers.

7 attendees

  • Joel Beukelman
  • Ted Boda
  • Bryan Keller
  • George Ishii
  • Charles Klein
  • labopton
  • Sarita

5 trackers

  • Alan Botvinick
  • Carolyn Chandler
  • Jeremy
  • LekanB
  • Jon Long

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Time 3:30pm6:00pm CST

Date Sat 9th March 2013


Classroom 202, AT&T Conference Center

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