Prior to joining Garanti, he was the product director for ÇiçekSepeti, the largest flower and gifting site in the world. Before ÇiçekSepeti, Aras was a Product Development Group Manager at Monitise, where his team of product managers and designers delivered top-notch digital experiences for leading financial institutions and e-commerce sites, such as İşBank, Visa, eBay, Turkcell and Turkish Airlines.
Brad Frost is a web designer, speaker, consultant, musician, and artist located in beautiful Pittsburgh, He has also helped create some tools and resources for web designers, including This Is Responsive, Pattern Lab, Styleguides.io, WTF Mobile Web, and Mobile Web Best Practices.
C. Todd Lombardo is a leader who wears many hats, all at once: Author, designer, scientist, professor, and visualizer. After originally beginning his career in science, C. Todd shifted his focus to product and design, ultimately innovating, designing, and managing products for countless companies large and small.
Eduardo is a software engineer with a crush on the web. When he's not writing code or writing about writing code, you can find him advocating open-sourced software and rambling on about the importance of an open, democratic and accessible web. He creates tools like Staticman (https://staticman.net) or SpeedTracker (https://speedtracker.org) and spends his time working on a cutting-edge open-source web stack at DADI (https://dadi.tech).
Gabriel is a Cuban Product Designer, based in San Francisco, currently exploring VR as a Lead Designer at Facebook. Most recently, he was part of the design team behind Facebook Spaces and Facebook 360 for the Oculus Rift and Gear VR, respectively. Prior to that, he spent a year in London building a product team and leading the design for Multi-Post Stories, a Facebook initiative focused around long form storytelling.
Although I wasn't meant to design and even less for the web, I am nevertheless Design Director and co-founder of Dogstudio, an international award-winning firm devoted to design, technology and all shades between those two disciplines. Over the last decade, I have worked to spread a culture of design based on quality, emotion and a sense of detail. It lead us to national and international collaborations with Microsoft, The Kennedy Center Washington, The Museum of Science and Industry of Chicago, Franco Dragone, and many others.
If you're a designer in 2017, chances are you fully integrate data and KPI in your daily life. That being said, if design’s first role is all about solving issues and making everybody's life easier through on point and smart decisions, we, at the very core of our human nature, are totally illogical and emotion-driven creatures. Let's break things, do a bit of neuroscience, and explore a painting-inspired take on the interactive design process.
Rachel Andrew is a front and back-end web developer, author and speaker. Her books include the recent Get Ready for CSS Grid Layout and she is a regular contributor to a number of publications both on and offline. Rachel is co-founder of the CMS Perch, a Google Developer Expert and an Invited Expert to the CSS Working Group. She writes about business and technology on her own site at rachelandrew.co.uk.
CSS Grid Layout launched into the majority of our browsers in 2017. As designers and developers have started to use Grid I’ve been answering a lot of questions about the specification. In this talk I’ll answer some of the common questions about Grid Layout in production - from dealing with old browsers to what might come next in CSS for layout. There will be plenty of practical tips for you to use in your projects today.
Sara is an award-winning freelance front-end Web developer and author from Lebanon. She runs workshops and helps companies and agencies build clean front-end (HTML5, SVG, CSS, JS) foundations for Web sites & applications, with strong focus on progressive enhancement, performance and accessibility.
Vitaly Friedman loves beautiful content and doesn’t like to give in easily. Vitaly is writer, speaker, author and editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine. He runs responsive Web design workshops, online workshops and loves solving complex UX, front-end and performance problems in large companies.