PhillyCHI March Meeting

PhillyCHI March Meeting – Knowing Smirks & Grins of Delight

Date: Thursday, March 29, 2007
Time: 6 – 8 pm
Location: MBC – 229 South 18th Street, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia (map)

For our March meeting, PhillyCHI is pleased to have Kip Voytek from R/GA presenting. Kip will discuss how interaction design must reach beyond usability and the satisfaction of user needs in order to truly help clients achieve their goals. By examining interactive product examples, he will demonstrate how interactive experience is being infused with emotion, creating connections between users and the products they are using. In today’s market, the successful completion of user tasks and usability are table stakes—the competitive advantage lies in being able to make experiences enjoyable, fun, delightful.

Kip Voytek is Senior Vice President of Interaction Design at R/GA, the lead digital partner for Fortune 500 companies and world-class brands such as Avaya, Lowe’s, Purina, Subaru, Target and Verizon. Over his career, he has won dozens of awards from some of the most prestigious competitions, including the One Show Interactive and Cyberlions. Voytek began his career as a game designer and writer at Engineering Animation, Inc. (EAI) and Byron Preiss Multimedia.

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