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Julian Scaff

Design Director, Interactivism

Los Angeles

Julian Scaff is an educator and creative director with expertise in UX design, interaction design, creative leadership and futurecasting. A native of California, he has been a professional designer for more than 20 years working for many tech companies and non-profits. Over the last decade Julian has taught design and interactive media at universities in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. He is the author of two artist books and has published numerous articles on design and sustainability. He has an MFA in Art and Design from the Dutch Art Institute, an MA in Film and Television from UCLA, and a BA in Media Studies from Pitzer College. In 2015 Julian was a featured TEDx speaker at TEDxCrenshaw in Los Angeles. In his spare time he writes and makes electronic music and video art.

Upcoming:

SOLA/HACK!

SOLA/HACK!

In this mini-hackathon event, participants will use design thinking, UX design methods to address social, economic, and environmental challenges specific to South L.A.

25
Sat, 25 March 10:00 - 5:00pm PDT
Designing Profitable Disruption

Designing Profitable Disruption

In this workshop, learn about how they’re doing it by examining case studies, and find out how to develop a UX strategy to design your own company’s success.

12
Wed, 12 April 7:00 - 9:00pm PDT
User Experience Design Bootcamp

User Experience Design Bootcamp

Immerse yourself in a full day of user experience design fundamentals and walk away with an actual mobile prototype.

15
Sat, 15 April 10:00 - 5:00pm PDT
Design Slam

Design Slam

The Design Slam features innovative design thinkers exploring interdisciplinary topics at the nexus of design, technology and inspiration.

27
Thu, 27 April 7:00 - 9:00pm PDT
Designing Return Customers

Designing Return Customers

In this workshop we will discuss how focusing on return visits and not just bounce rates is critical for success.

17
Wed, 17 May 7:00 - 9:00pm PDT
User Experience Design Bootcamp

User Experience Design Bootcamp

Immerse yourself in a full day of user experience design fundamentals and walk away with an actual mobile prototype.

3
Sat, 3 June 10:00 - 5:00pm PDT
Designing Better Agile Development

Designing Better Agile Development

How UX can help dev teams be more effective.

7
Wed, 7 June 7:00 - 9:00pm PDT

Previously (29):

User Experience Design Immersive

User Experience Design Immersive

Ten weeks. All day. Monday through Friday. Learn the skills of a UX designer and put them to work while building a comprehensive portfolio.

10 Times

User Experience Design Bootcamp

User Experience Design Bootcamp

Immerse yourself in a full day of user experience design fundamentals and walk away with an actual mobile prototype.

2 Times

GA Idea Incubator: Startup Builder from Ideation to Pitch

GA Idea Incubator: Startup Builder from Ideation to Pitch

Jumpstart your product development skills (at a discounted price!) by joining GA Idea Incubator!

2 Times

Designing Return Customers

Designing Return Customers

In this workshop we will discuss how focusing on return visits and not just bounce rates is critical for success.

Break Into UX

Break Into UX

Learn about what a UX Designer does day-to-day, and what skills you’ll need to be successful in the field.

UX Weeklong Bootcamp

UX Weeklong Bootcamp

Immerse yourself in a weeklong user experience design workshop taught by industry leader Julian Scaff.

Designing Better Agile Development

Designing Better Agile Development

How UX can help dev teams be more effective.

Interaction Design for Car touchscreens and Apps

Interaction Design for Car touchscreens and Apps

Learn about Interaction Design Principles, including system behaviors and feedback, goal-driven design, usability, the five dimensions, cognitive psychology, and more.

Introduction to Lean UX Methods

Introduction to Lean UX Methods

In this session, we'll cover various lean user experience methods and show how to apply these principles to your projects.

UI Design for Car Touchscreens and Apps

UI Design for Car Touchscreens and Apps

Learn about the current state of UI design on a range of different devices from apps to cars using real life case studies on some of today's hottest brands.

SOLA/HACK!

SOLA/HACK!

In this mini-hackathon event, participants will use design thinking, UX design methods to address social, economic, and environmental challenges specific to South L.A.

Designing Profitable Disruption

Designing Profitable Disruption

In this workshop, learn about how they’re doing it by examining case studies, and find out how to develop a UX strategy to design your own company’s success.

Augmented Reality Design for Car Heads-Up Display

Augmented Reality Design for Car Heads-Up Display

Learn about how to design visual graphics for AR (augmented reality) while executing a project to design solutions for car HUDs (heads-up displays).

Visual Design

Visual Design

In this 8-week part-time course, students learn the tools, theory, and practical techniques needed to create visually stunning designs.

Ideation Workshop

Ideation Workshop

Brainstorm and workshop the process of identifying and developing those unique, innovative ideas that will solve problems.

Drivin' Me Wild: UI, IxD & AR Design for High-Tech Cars

Drivin' Me Wild: UI, IxD & AR Design for High-Tech Cars

Shift your design skills into high gear! In this workshop series, you will learn hands-on User Interface (UI) Design, Interaction Design (IxD), and Augmented Reality (AR) Design.

Design Slam

Design Slam

The Design Slam features innovative design thinkers exploring interdisciplinary topics at the nexus of design, technology and inspiration.

Teach at GA

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