Amy Johnson
Amy Johnson Amy Johnson is a Senior Mobile Visual Designer at Arity. She has worked in many different environments from start-ups to large corporate companies. She was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder after being misdiagnosed for most of her life....
Cynthia Gelper
Cynthia Gelper I’m a content strategist and practitioner of human-centered content design. Based in Chicago, I got my start as a marketing and technical writer for digital agencies but was drawn to the usability side of things when I saw...
Brian Santiago
Brian Santiago Brian has 15+ years of experience across all design disciplines from a wide range of industries including supply-chain, data science, and internet infrastructure. He currently is helping his colleagues at Fastly, an edge cloud platform that powers fast,...
Diana Deibel
Diana Deibel Diana Deibel is a Lead Designer at Grand Studio in Chicago, a multidisciplinary product design consultancy where she focuses on VUI design, UX strategy and research. Her favorite work combines behavior theory, dialogue writing, and creating a useful,...
Julie Morycz
Julie Morycz Julie Morycz is a Senior Designer at Grand Studio where she focuses on visual/UI design and digital UX. She is an adaptive, inquisitive designer, and is passionate about creating human-centered solutions to common problems… with a side interest...
Garrett Polifka
Garrett Polifka Garrett Polifka is a User Experience Team Lead with fifteen years experience in the creative industry; ranging from marketing to front-end development as well as software design. At Paylocity, Garrett is responsible for contributing to the organization’s design...
Jon Yablonski
Jon Yablonski Jon is a Interactive Design Lead at Vectorform, where he invents digital products and experiences. His passion lies in exploring the intersection of design and development, and often merges these two disciplines into a hybrid approach for solving...
Danielle DuMerer
Danielle DuMerer Danielle is CIO and Commissioner of the Department of Innovation and Technology. Most recently Danielle was the City’s Chief Technology Officer, leading efforts to leverage data and technology to make government more effective, efficient, and innovative. During her...
Jason Kunesh
Jason Kunesh Jason Kunesh finds simple solutions for gnarly problems wherever people meet technology. He is the Design Director of the City of Chicago, helping ensure the city’s products and services work well for all Chicagoans. Jason is a cofounder...
Don Bora
Don Bora Don Bora has been a professional software developer in Chicago since 1990. In his career, Don has started 6 companies two of which he sold and two of which are still alive and making a lot of noise....