Andy Clarke is one of the best known UK web designers because of his design work and contributions to the web design industry. He’s given more than sixty presentations at conferences all over the world. As well as numerous articles in web design publications, he’s written three books on website design and development including Transcending CSS and Hardboiled Web Design. Every few weeks, thousands of web professionals listen to him and his guests on the Unfinished Business podcast.
Brendan Dawes is a designer and artist exploring the interaction of objects, people, technology and art using an eclectic mix of digital and analog materials, for himself and for clients around the globe. Not concerned with current trends or fashions, Brendan’s work is instead born from universal themes such as beauty, simplicity and curiosity.
Carolina is a senior Digital/Graphic/UI/Visual/front-end/Web designer with more than 10 years in these fields. As you can tell, she is going through a Professional Labeling Crisis.
She has experience working for many organizations such as Brickwall, Good Agency and BBC.
She studied graphic design at her home town Santiago de Chile (only 18 years ago) and in 2010 she completed an MA in Web Design & Content Planning at the University of Greenwich (highly recommended).
Nowadays she does contract work as a digital and web designer at different agencies after she discovered that permanent employment is not for her.
Kathleen is an alumnus of the MA Web Design and Content Planning programme at the University of Greenwich. She studied part-time while working as regional manager with responsibility for web at Shakespeare Schools Festival, a UK charity. Kathleen graduated in October 2013 and now works as digital producer at Kingdom, a design and marketing agency based in London.
Mike is a designer / developer / artist working in data visualisation, information design, web applications and generative design, using a range of technology including Processing, Arduino, HTML, JS, CSS, D3JS & WebGL. He runs a small studio in the South East of England with Polly Vinyard working on projects with clients & agencies including: Kings College London, Chelsea Football Club, Oxfam, Disney, Abbott Laboratories, Lilly, The Away Foundation & 51Degrees. Their work ranges from analytical information design & data visualisations through to data illustration and generative design.
Mike is never happier than when finding a new data source to seed a new design, animation or abstract illustration.
Peter is a veteran web developer who now works as a technologist and front-end lead at rehabstudio on projects for clients including Google and Red Bull, and in partnership with some of the world’s biggest creative agencies. He’s the author of The Book of CSS3 and The Modern Web, and has written for Net Magazine, Smashing Magazine and A List Apart. In his spare time he ‘relaxes’ by reading voraciously, supporting Arsenal, and going on day trips to castles.
Rachel Andrew lives in Bristol, England. She is one half of the company behind Perch CMS. Her day to day work can include anything from product development to devops to CSS, and she writes about all of these subjects on her blog at rachelandrew.co.uk.
Rachel has been working on the web since 1996 and writing about the web for almost as long. Her books include the recent Get Ready for CSS Grid Layout and HTML5 For Web Designers 2nd edition, both for A Book Apart. She is a regular columnist for A List Apart as well as other publications online and print, and a Google Developer Expert for Web Technologies.
Richard began his career designing the UX of web sites for Barclaycard, as well as numerous dot com start ups. He moved on to become the user experience lead at Multimap, Europe’s most popular mapping site, which was acquired by Microsoft.
At Clearleft his work includes designing a radical new location-based search for Gumtree, completely changing the user experience for NBC’s PictureBox video-on-demand service, and creating a responsive, mobile-friendly site for Kew Gardens. He is currently redesigning the website for a London borough council.
Richard was named as one of Wired UK’s top 100 digital power brokers.
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