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Every project...well most projects...begin in a great kumbaya where everyone is great friends and has high hopes for the future. About halfway through the project, an epic Braveheart style clash begins, with designers firmly lined up on one side and developers on the other.

In this talk, I'll share some of the things we've discovered over years of working on projects for over 100 clients that have helped to better define requirements and meet the needs of designers and developers throughout the life of a project.



May 06, 2016

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  1. Bridging the Gap between Designers and Developers Ryan Hughes @ryanrhughes

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  3. The divide is reinforced constantly 3 Photo Credit: http://compsciengg.blogspot.com/2015/04/front-end-vs-back-end-development.html


  5. It all starts with a kickoff… 5

  6. What we think the process looks like… 6 Photo Credit:

  7. IT DOESN’T WORK THAT WAY ANYMORE! (it actually never did)

  8. Let’s look at a simple example… 8

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  10. 3 weeks later… 10

  11. The designer is pissed… 11 but so is the developer

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  14. The first step is admitting there’s a problem… 14

  15. 15 Parallax WebGL SVG Animation Browser Support Internet Explorer Canvas

    Animation Curves 3D Transforms Blur Effects Text Fills lots of problems actually…
  16. The second step is figuring out how to work together

    to overcome them… 16 TOGETHER
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  18. Keys to a Successful Internal Feedback Loop 18 Enter with

    a Plan ❓❓❓ Ask Questions Often Go the extra mile
  19. There isn’t actually a third step… 19

  20. Let’s rewind…⏳ 20

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  22. Designer and Developers aren’t all that different. 22

  23. Ryan Hughes @ryanrhughes ryan@oodle.io Thank You!