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Wednesday, April 22 at 6pm


MJD Interactive
4667 Cass Street
San Diego, CA 92109
www.mjdinteractive.com

 

Refreshments provided.

 

Mix one part food truck, one part libation (OK, several parts for some of you), and one part local award-winning interactive agency and you have the makings of our next exciting event. Come join us at the offices of MJD Interactive to hear co-founder and CEO Jeremy Duimstra talk about how user experience is critical to their success, ranging from projects for Oakley, ProFlowers, the Grammys, Disney, Yelp, Matuse, and more.

Gone are the days when a hot new technology was the only requirement for success. In today’s marketplace the products that win are the ones where UX and design have magically made the technology disappear. Things just work. Jeremy will touch upon the UX techniques (such as user research, personas, information architecture, sketching, prototyping, and user testing) that make this possible. No MJD presentation would be complete without giving the audience a slew of cool tools to use, and this one will not disappoint. Jeremy will cover the best of breed tools to create game changing user experiences.

As if that were not enough, this event is also a special collaboration between SEGD and SDXD. Come meet and connect with some new faces working in cool areas you may not even have known existed. Special thanks to MJD for graciously opening its doors to us and generously hosting food and beverages.

About Jeremy Duimstra

Jeremy is the Co-Founder and CEO of MJD, a digital innovation agency based in San Diego. The agency crafts award winning digital experiences across web, mobile and experiential platforms that engage, inform and drive results. MJD’s unique combination of digital strategy, user experience, creative and technology innovation has enabled them to partner with some of the world’s best known brands and cutting edge start-ups in verticals that include: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Medical Device, Retail, Gaming, Action Sports, Hospitality, and Technology. MJD has created pioneering digital work for the Grammys, Oakley, Disney, Red Bull, Legendary Pictures, Vail Resorts, SDG&E, Titleist, ProFlowers, Riot Games, Qualcomm and many others. This work has led to a variety of highly acclaimed industry awards including honors from the Webby Awards, OMMA, W3 Awards, and the American Advertising Awards. An avid public speaker, as well as an Adjunct Professor at the University of California, San Diego, Professor Duimstra speaks nationally to groups to help them harness the power digital innovation to achieve real, measurable results. He focuses these discussions on a mix of best practices, case studies and the real nuts & bolts howto information that are required to take actionable items away from the event.

It's a good time for a Summer get-together! Join us after work for a drink, and meet with colleagues to discuss what our chapter can bring to North County.

Please RSVP to [email protected] so we can get an accurate headcount.
This event is free and all are welcome to join!

Thursday, 7/10 @ 6pm

Local Tap House & Kitchen
308 S Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 547-1469
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Join us for a hands-on evening of discovery and play. Urban planner James Rojas will lead us in a model-building workshop to explore and define how San Diego communities are identified by their landmarks, public art, and environmental graphics. All materials are provided, but you are encouraged to bring any building blocks, toys, action figures, whirligigs, or gizmos to aid in the building process.

Register online by 4/23, as space is very limited.
There will be NO REGISTRATIONS AT THE DOOR.

Cost: $10 General / $5 SEGD Members / Students FREE

Thursday, April 24 at 6pm

Bread & Salt Artist Gallery & Workspace
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113

Refreshments provided.

Come join us for a guided tour through San Diego's newest landmark, the Central Library. Designed by local architects Rob Wellington Quigley, FAIA and Tucker Sadler Architects, the new library is nearly 500,000 sq.ft. of library, meeting rooms, educational space, and public art gallery. We will be led by one of the library staff throughout the building. Afterwards, we will meet at The Corner restaurant across the street for happy hour and discussion.

PLEASE RSVP by sending an email to [email protected], as we have limited space. This event is FREE.
Plan to arrive early to allow time for parking. We will meet in the main lobby. Tour starts promptly at 4pm.

San Diego Central Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101
Parking available in underground lot, 2 hours free with validation.

The Corner (for happy hour after the tour)
369 10th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

Our first event of the year is an opportunity to reflect on 2013 and discuss what we hope to accomplish in 2014. There will be an opportunity to meet and talk with colleagues over refreshments, followed by presentations by local professionals sharing their experiences from the last year.

Presentations by:
Amy Levine
Principal/Design Director at Visual Asylum, Graphic Design Instructor at San Diego City College, and AIGA Y Conference Chair
http://visualasylum.com/

Brian Dyches
Sr. Digital Strategist & Experience Designer at OpenEye Global
http://openeye.co/

Roderick Treece
Sign Painter and Owner of Custom Glass Signs in Encinitas, CA
http://www.customglasssigns.com/

Event Info:
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014
6pm, presentations at 7pm
Refreshments and snacks provided.

Located at PreFab at The Headquarters
789 W. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101
http://www.prefabsd.com/

Cost: $7 General (non-members), FREE for SEGD Members & Students
Please RSVP by registering at the link below:
https://segdnewyearsresolutions.eventbrite.com
Registration available at the door.

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