We’re standing at the threshold of an entirely new era in digital design—one in which, rather than hacking layouts together, we can actually describe layouts directly. The benefits will touch everything from prototyping to custom art direction to responsive design. In this visionary talk, rooted in years of practical experience, Jen Simmons will show you how to understand what’s different, learn to think through multiple stages of flexibility, and let go of pixel constraints forever.
Jen Simmons is a Designer and Developer Advocate at Mozilla, where she advocates for web standards and researches the coming revolution in graphic design on the web. She is the creator of Layout Land (youtube.com/layoutland) and Jen Simmons Labs (labs.jensimmons.com/) and the host and executive producer of The Web Ahead, winner of the 2015 Net Award for Podcast of the Year. Jen launched her first client website in 1998; her clients include CERN, the W3C, Google, Drupal, Temple University, and the Annenberg Foundation.
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