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Friday, March 13 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
No, I will (Probably) Not Redesign Your Website

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Designers are always hungry for more creative challenges, always on the lookout for the next cool project to add to their portfolio. Although "everyone needs a website", it doesn’t mean designers need to work on every project dropped in their lap. In this presentation, Jon Setzen will explain why being selective matters and why web designers should strive to choose good people over what seems like a good project. He will also touch on how web designers can benefit from stepping outside of their online comfort zone, and turn that "can you redesign my website?" project into something more. Setzen will let the audience in on his personal journey as a designer constantly working on multiple projects in multiple disciplines, on and off screen, and will address why the work designers choose today will define what they’ll be working on tomorrow.

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Jon Setzen

Creative Dir, (mt) Media Temple
Jon Setzen designed and coded his first website in 1995 and, over the years, has worked with everyone from Alicia Keys to Nikon to MoMA. For many years, he also designed rock posters, which were exhibited in Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Tokyo and beyond. Since 2012, he has been the Creative and UX Director of Media Temple, a Los Angeles-based company offering premium web hosting and cloud services to web designers, developers and creative agencies... Read More →


Friday March 13, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
JW Marriott Salon D 110 E 2nd St

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