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Meet friendly live workshops on front-end, design and UX.

For our workshops, we invite experts in front-end & UX, with years of experience on anything from accessibility and web performance to design systems and UX. They aren’t just experts, but also experienced teachers and speakers.

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Fantastic first day of design system workshop with @brad_frost — interesting and engaging as always! Pure delight to listen to him talk about his insights and experiences from building design systems in the wild. #inspired #designsystems @smashingconf

  • Stéphanie Walter

    Stéphanie Walter

    Stéphanie is a world renowned User Researcher and Designer. She focuses on enterprise UX, building user-centered, inclusive and accessible products and services. She helps clients deliver successful projects. She has been sharing her knowledge on her blog, in conferences and workshops. She discusses a wide range of topics: mobile UX, enterprise UX, cognitive biases to accessibility, inclusive design and designer-devrel.

    You can follow her on social media for qualitative curated UX design content. In her day-to-day life, Stéphanie enjoys drawing, riding her bike in Luxembourg, exploring new recipes and playing video games. She’s better at keeping her teammates alive in video games than her plants. But, she tries.

  • Rémi Parmentier

    Rémi Parmentier

    Rémi Parmentier is a French front-end developer working at his own small web development agency, Tilt Studio. He loves to learn, and enjoys even more to teach.

    This led him on a joyful quest to understand and demystify HTML emails coding. Rémi runs workshops, gives talks and writes articles on his blog to help others code better HTML emails. Rémi also likes collecting Game Boy consoles and listening to Sufjan Stevens.

  • Átila Fassina

    Átila Fassina

    Átila Fassina is on a mission to make code simple. When not recording screencasts or courses, you may find him either writing and talking about jamstack, performance, or developer tooling.

    Currently, he works as Senior Developer Experience Engineer at Xata and he writes for Smashing Magazine.

    On the web
    https://atila.io
    On Twitter
    @atilafassina
  • Brad Frost

    Brad Frost

    Brad Frost is a web designer, speaker, writer, and consultant located in beautiful Pittsburgh, PA. He is the author of the book Atomic Design, which introduces a methodology to create and maintain effective design systems.

    In addition to co-hosting the Style Guides Podcast, he has also helped create several tools and resources for web designers, including Pattern Lab, Styleguides.io, Style Guide Guide, and This Is Responsive.

  • Vitaly Friedman

    Vitaly Friedman

    Vitaly Friedman loves beautiful content and doesn’t like to give in easily. When he is not writing or speaking at a conference, he’s most probably running front-end/UX workshops and webinars. He loves solving complex UX, front-end and performance problems.

  • Elliot Jay Stocks

    Elliot Jay Stocks

    Elliot Jay Stocks is a designer and musician, most recently collaborating with Google to create the typography education resource Google Fonts Knowledge.

    His 15-year career as a designer and design leader started in the music industry in the early days of web design, before expanding to web, app, print, and branding projects for clients such as Microsoft, Virgin, InVision, and MailChimp. After founding the typography magazine 8 Faces in 2010, Elliot joined Typekit (now known as Adobe Fonts) as Creative Director, before going on to take CD roles in companies big and small. He and his work have been profiled in publications such as Communication Arts, Creative Review, Computer Arts, Page, The Independent, .Net, and Design Week.

    Since 2007, Elliot has been a familiar face at design and tech conferences around the world. Past highlights include TYPO, An Event Apart, South by Southwest, and The Type Directors Club NYC.

    Elliot was also the co-founder, along with his wife, of the award-winning lifestyle magazine Lagom. Since closing the magazine, he now records electronic music as Other Form. He lives just outside Bristol, UK.