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Welcome to Keep Austin Agile 2014, an exciting conference packed with 25 sessions crafted by speakers from the Austin agile community and around the country. Whether you are a newbie or a experienced Agilist, we’ve got you covered. Join Agile Austin for our 2nd Keep Austin Agile Conference. Register Today!
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Friday, March 21 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Agile UX - You don't know what you're looking for and they don't know how to find you.

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Companies are looking for good UX and great UX talent cannot find jobs. Why?
Companies who are not Agile are asking for Agile talent thinking that will help them "transition to Agile from the bottom up." As a UI/UX developer I took it upon myself to connect with others around town and speak with with a number of companies in Austin looking for "UX designers / developers" who were familiar with Agile Methodology. 
The skills being requested by companies for a User Experience designer bare no resemblance to the reality of what good UX practitioners should know, and those who really should be great UX practitioners cannot get through to the interview process. Come with me on a journey through Austin of who is out there, who is looking to work in UX, who is looking for UX talent, and how none of them are speaking them the same language.

Speakers
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Thomas Tucker

Sr. UI Developer, Rapid7
Currently, I serve as UI Architect and tech lead for an immensely talented group of eight UI developers using cutting edge technology including AngularJS, Node.js, Jasmine, Karma, CSS3 animations and styles, Adobe Cordova, and even an Oculus Rift. | | I have extensive experience in front and back-end development and a passion for human computer interaction research and cutting edge UX techniques. You'll always find a stack of read UX and... Read More →


Friday March 21, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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