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Anton & Irene have been working together for 10 years, and in that time have created the interactive experiences for many large scale clients and projects, under which the redesign of USAToday.com, Metmuseum.org, Zumtobel.us, Balenciaga.com, Wacom.com and SportsIllustrated.com. They’ve also created smaller projects, apps and experiments for clients like Shantell Martin, Karim Rashid, Google, Nickelodeon, Porsche and Red Bull.
Chris is a web designer and developer. He writes about all thing web at CSS-Tricks, talks about all things web at conferences around the world and on his podcast ShopTalk, and co-founded the web coding playground CodePen.
Yuko Shimizu is an award-winning Japanese illustrator based in New York. Her work has appeared on the pages of the New York Times, TIME, and Newsweek, on the covers of DC Comics, Penguin, Abrams and Random House books, on the Gap and Nike T-shirts, and on Pepsi cans.
A Wild Swan, her collaboration with Pulitzer-winning author Michael Cunningham, came out in 2015. She was chosen as Newsweek Japan’s "100 Japanese People World Respects" in 2009.
Brad Frost is a front-end designer, consultant and speaker located in Pittsburgh, PA. He is the creator of This Is Responsive, a collection of patterns, resources and news to help people create great responsive web experiences. He also created Mobile Web Best Practices, a resource site that lays out considerations for creating great mobile web experiences. He curates WTF Mobile Web, a site that teaches by example what not to do when working with the mobile web. He is passionate about mobile and is constantly tweeting, writing and speaking about it.
Marcy Sutton is a Senior Front-End Engineer at Deque Systems, where she works on the aXe-core team focusing on accessibility test integrations. Marcy is passionate about making the web accessible for everyone. She’s an active contributor to Angular, where she regularly brings her accessibility expertise to the table. Her blog, Accessibility Wins, highlights accessible user interfaces and tools, bringing a positive voice to web development.
Alla is an interaction designer at an open education startup, FutureLearn. She's interested in how design relates to other disciplines, including linguistics, psychology, and architecture. Alla is an occasional contributor to design publications, such as A List Apart, and an owner of several vintage robots.
Paul Boag has been working on the Web since 1993. He is Web Strategist at Headscape Ltd, a Web design agency that he cofounded back in 2002. Paul also produces and hosts the longest-running and award-winning Web design podcast at boagworld. He is a regular speaker at conferences and author of Client-Centric Web Design.
Monica is an emojineer at Google. She works on Chrome, web components and Polymer, and has probably at least once broken the Internet for you. She is unreasonably excited about emoji, and will likely eat all of your Oreos, if you have any.
Jeremy Keith is an Irish web developer living in Brighton, England where he works with the web consultancy firm Clearleft. He wrote the books DOM Scripting, Bulletproof Ajax, and most recently, HTML5 For Web Designers.
Sarah is an award-winning Manager of UX Design & Engineering at Trulia and staff writer at CSS-Tricks. She’s given a Frontend Masters workshop on Advanced SVG Animations, and is working on a book for O’Reilly on SVG Animations. She has worked for 15 years as a web developer and designer, and at points worked as a Scientific Illustrator and a Undergraduate Professor, and has tutored a Byzantine Icon painter in Santorini. Sarah has also taught a literacy program for the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco.