D+TM #33 #34 Julia Fortuin
What: D+T Masterclass
What: introduction to User Experience – UX
When: Monday 7th of April, 3:20-6pm
Where: Parsons Paris room 500
Who: Julia Fortuin
In her workshop Julia Fortuin will give in introduction to User Experience (UX). UX is an ever developing common concept in the development in web design, but can be applied at any kind of context. This workshop will treat the main principles of UX, set out a timeline of its earliest developments to the challenges of UX today, and familiarize students with several main design principles through exercises.
Born in the United States and raised in the Netherlands, Julia Fortuin has an international career in web and communications. Holding a master’s degree in New Media and Digital Culture, she has run many web projects with a multilingual and cultural angle. Julia discovered UX by running usability tests for international governmental institutions, where she raised awareness on citizens’ need for accessible information. This led into a wider discovery into the field of UX and measuring web performance. Julia currently works in the private web sector in Paris as an analyst / content creator.