October XR Design Salon - UX Design Panel for XR Startups

Oct 8, 2018 · Seattle, United States of America

UX Design Panel for XR Startups

In conjunction with Seattle Startup Week, the Salon will host a UX Design Panel for Startups! UX designers, strategists and VR/AR/MR/XR startup founders will discuss how UX methodologies made innovative ideas into viable businesses. Sign up for other Seattle Startup Week events at https://seattle.startupweek.co/.

Our UX Design Panel guests are:
-Boaz Ashkenazy, Founder & CEO at SimplyAugmented,
-Caitlin Esworthy, XR Evangelist and Design Strategist, VR Ulysses,
-Dan Robbins, Advisor at Visual Vocal, https://www.visualvocal.com/ (currently Principal UX Designer VR/AR at HTC)
-Marisa Erven, Art Director & Experience Lead at HyperSpace XR,
-Todd Little, Lean XR Prototyper at Fair Worlds,

Salon Agenda
7:00-7:15 pm Hangout and chat
7:15-7:30pm Intros and salon announcements (please let us know
if you have job or event announcements)
7:30-8:15pm UX Design Panel for XR Startups
8:15-8:30pm Panel question and answer time
8:30-9:00pm Mingling and chat

Slides for tonight's presentation are available here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1cZQ8ciTyYT61-xaZo1fcV5K-0iGx50Dy

Guest speakers and exciting design activities coming up in November (Adaptive Design for MR!) and December so please bring your questions, stories and goals to the group.

Join us on the Seattle VR slack #designsalon channel to discuss the format for the meetup and how you see design in VR/AR/MR/XR. If you're new to Seattle VR go to http://bit.ly/SeattleVRSlackSubscribe to get an invite. Or comment at the blog. Please email us if you want to post a blog about your experiences at the salon or about design in XR.

Seattle VR and PlutoVR are hosting the Design Salon monthly meeting to provide a forum for ux professionals, designers, researchers, students and VR/AR/XR/MR enthusiasts to deeply discuss current literature, practices, research and tech from a design perspective.

We’ll focus on a number of design issues which are unique to immersive environments, but look at each one in depth and leave time for discussion. Concepts central to UX design, user research, storytelling, collaboration, cognition and related disciplines will be applied to both the hottest and the most overlooked areas vital to designing usable immersive realities. Bring your curiosity!

Salon Goal: To examine how design choices affect the user experience in VR/AR/MR/XR.

“What are the boundaries of Design?”
“What are the boundaries of problems?” - Charles Eames

Light refreshments will be available.

Parking at Pluto VR is free. Be sure to park in a spot labeled "Pluto"!
Bus routes nearby include 40 and 44.

Our meetup is safe and welcoming. Anyone and everyone is invited! Are you interested in sponsoring, demoing, or volunteering? Then email [masked] to learn more about opportunities.

Join Seattle VR Slack: http://bit.ly/SeattleVRSlackSubscribe
#seattlevr #xrdesignsalon @seattlevr

Contact Susan at [masked].

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