Design Tools

Jun 7, 2018 @ 7 p.m. in San Francisco

Join us for a discussion on tools, trends, and changing mediums. In this episode of Designers + Geeks, you'll hear from speakers who are designing our tools of the trade. We'll discuss why design tools have become increasingly important to an evolving design practice and what goes into making them.

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Noah Levin
Design Manager at Figma
Noah Levin is the Design Manager at Figma. Before that he led the design team at ClassPass in NYC, and the iOS Search team at Google in Mountain View. He also spent some time teaching designers to code as an advisor at Framer, and building a digital assistant for Astronauts at NASA. He studied Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon and is a Pittsburgh native who’s convinced it’s the most underrated city in the world.
Josh Brewer
Founder & CEO of Abstract
Josh Brewer is Co-Founder and CEO of Abstract, a platform for design teams to collaborate on. Previously, Josh was the Principal Designer at Twitter. He is advisor/mentor at The Designer Fund, and co-creator of 52 Weeks Of UX. In 2012, Fast Company named him one of "fifty designers shaping the future of design." He believes design is about relationships—at every level—and spends his time working to better understand and reinforce those connections.

Agenda

7:00 - 7:30pm
Food & drinks
7:30 - 8:15pm
Design Tools
8:15 - 8:30pm
Shoutouts
8:30 - 9:00pm
More networking

Location