December 11-12 | Montreal, Canada
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Wednesday, December 11


You're Doing UX Unconsciously, Now Let's Make it Conscious and Intentional - Maurice Hayward, Ferguson Enterprise
UX (User Experience) is a vast field that touches all aspects of product development from research, design, and implementation. Understanding UX and why it’s important can be very daunting. However, it may be the case that you are already doing UX without realizing it!

In this presentation, you’ll find out about Maurice's experiences learning UX, see how he increased UX awareness in his team and how his team went from doing unconscious UX to doing it intentionally and with purpose!

You will walk away with a clear understanding on how to apply UX principles to your projects. Along with that, you will have new methods for introducing UX to your team.

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Maurice Hayward

UI Developer, Ferguson Enterprise
Maurice, a Hampton Roads Virginia native, interests lie in the intersection between software development and mathematics. He interned at NASA Langley, working on statistical modeling and machine learning projects. Maurice is currently employed as a UI developer at Ferguson Enterprise... Read More →

Wednesday December 11, 2019 12:20pm - 12:50pm
  • Experience Level Any
  • Session Slides Included Yes
Thursday, December 12


Scaling Accessibility in the Age of Components - Ayesha Mazumdar, Optimizely
We often build component libraries to improve consistency, collaboration, and customization for a given product. But what if a component library could also scale accessibility across the entire organization? Building accessible components can help distribute responsibility across all of design and engineering, without needing everyone to be an expert on the nitty-gritty details. In this session, we'll go through specific component examples and use cases to help you and your team contribute to a better, more inclusive web.

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Ayesha Mazumdar

UX Engineer, Optimizely
Ayesha currently works across multiple teams at Optimizely as a UX Engineer, where she partners with engineers and designers on the Design System, component library, and application frontend. Previously, she worked on the Lightning Design System at Salesforce where she focused on... Read More →

Thursday December 12, 2019 12:00pm - 12:30pm
  • Experience Level Any
  • Session Slides Included Yes