User Unfriendly: Towards a Queer Web

A presentation at Agile Denver in in Denver, CO, USA by Miriam Suzanne

The web is more than a technology platform, it was created with a mission statement. Design and code trends also come with attached philosophies, and we need to consider the implications. We’ll talk about our human-centered approach to product-design – learning to understand user-feedback, designing for edge-cases, transparent client communication, and tightly integrated design and development teams.

  • A brief overview of the philosophies behind the web
  • How the medium influences what we make
  • Understanding “open” and “opinionated” philosophies
  • Understanding (and seeking-out) user-feedback, without sacrificing vision
  • How we integrate developers and designers in tight feedback cycles
  • How we talk to clients about design choices