Web Directions Design 2019 The Design conference

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Simon Knox

Measurable Design

Simon Knox UI Engineer Gitlab

Faster is better. That much is obvious. How much better? That we can find out. For people preoccupied with performance, numbers can tell a clear story. But how can you determine success for design changes? "It just looks right" isn't going to be enough.

You can't embetter what you cannot measure. So let's look at how to make design measurable. Which metrics matter, and which can be ignored. A better looking hamburger won't improve your navigation, but there might still valid reasons to change it.

Simon Knox

Simon is a UI Engineer on the Monitor team at GitLab, where he makes things to help others measure the things that they make. He's previously focused on considerate web technologies, such as responsive design & offline support.

He enjoys CSS Art, most forms of music, and reading about the history of civilisation.

Don't miss your chance to see Simon Knox and many other inspiring speakers at Design 19.

Tickets start at $1195, for two in-depth days with the world's leading design experts.

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What is Design?

Australia's digital product design conference

Great design is no longer a nice to have for successful digital products, services and customer experiences. It's vitally important. Design brings world leading experts across the design spectrum to share their insights and expertise. If you are involved with the design of digital product or services, you can't afford to miss this one-of-a-kind Australian event. Only in Melbourne, arguably Australia's Design capital.

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