Interaction Design Manager, Cars.com
Will Hacker is a Manager of Interaction Design at Cars.com, where he leads a team responsible for experience design and usability for a portfolio of consumer-facing automotive shopping, research, and financing products. He is also the author of Mobile Prototyping with Axure 7, and his work has appeared in Boxes and Arrows, Mobile Commerce Daily, Smashing Magazine, UX Booth, and UX Magazine. Will is a frequent speaker at design events in Chicago.
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Material Design: It’s a Whole New Language
This talk is an introduction to Material Design, Google’s new visual design and interaction language for cross-platform applications.
Material Design has been introduced in various Google web apps and in Android 5 (Lollipop). Material Design is more than a visual pattern language; it also address interaction patterns, motion and animations, and transitions between on-screen states. On the ever-evolving continuum of approaches to design, Material Design is the next step on a journey that has already taken designers from skeuomorphism to flat design. Learn from examples drawn from real applications about the principals behind Material Design and how it adds a new dimension to how we conceive user experiences.