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Mandy Michael

Mandy Michael

Mandy is a community organiser, speaker, writer and front end developer currently working as a Development Manager at Seven West Media in Western Australia. Her passion is front end technology and loves to experiment with new and old technologies to see how we can push the boundaries of what is possible on the web.

She is an avid supporter of local communities and a strong advocate for women in technology, volunteering at events across Perth and Australia including She Codes, Muses JS and various conferences and school events. Mandy is the Founder and Organiser of Fenders a local meetup for Front End Developers, co-organiser and Director of Mixin Conf. In its inaugural year she was named one of the Top 20 Women in Tech in Western Australia.

Mandy Michael's Talk

New Approaches To Designing For The Web

Monday, 7th – 10:10

Design and development for the web has always been a place of experimentation. As technology changes, we discover new trends, new approaches and we develop new design patterns. But while the CSS for layout has changed, we haven't seen many new innovations in how we design past rectangular boxes.

Whether you're after something practical in your corporate projects, something universally useful as controlling a UFO with orientation, chances are, it's 100% achievable — but we need to change the way we think about designing for the web. Let's look at some simple code demos and explore the possibilities for creating new patterns, engaging storytelling and creative sensory experiences in our web projects.