Influential Web Designers It is almost unbelievable to look back and think about the advancement that has occurred in past 20 years in terms of web design. It seems that the technology and capabilities of online web design and marketing are changing on a daily basis. Just think of all of the acronyms and other terms that people toss out there when talking about websites, applications and Internet marketing strategies and tactics. This continuous advancement has really been amazing to see and it has benefitted all of us because the end goal is to produce better ways for us the get the content we want. We should celebrate those who have spent their careers constantly finding and creating improved ways to present beautiful design and user experiences. These folks are constantly striving to discover both new and innovative ways to deliver the most relevant information fast and easy to the various devices we use to access the Internet. They also understand how crucial good design is to facilitate the presentation of information in an interesting way. These innovators should be applauded for their contributions to web design technology. Luke Wroblewski Luke Wroblewski currently serves as the CEO and Co-Founder of Input Factory Inc., which focuses on mobile interactions. Before this, he was the Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder of Bagcheck, which Twitter acquired just nine months after it was publicly launched. Before he was starting up companies, he had a rich history of important positions at many notable companies. He served as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Benchmark Capital, the Chief Design Architect at Yahoo!, Lead User Interface Designer at eBay, and a Senior Interface Designer at NCSA: the birthplace of the first popular graphical browser, NCSA Mosaic. He has authored three popular web design books (Mobile First, Web Form Design & Site-Seeing: A Visual Approach to Web Usability) as well as many articles about digital product design and strategy. He is a sought after speaker at conferences and companies throughout the world, and is also a co-founder and former board member of the Interaction Design Association. He has also founded LukeW Ideation & Design, a product strategy and design consultancy, and taught graduate interface design courses at the University of Illinois. His contribution to modern web design and software technology has been tremendous. As an internationally recognized digital product leader, he has either designed or contributed to software used by over 750 million people. People like Luke Wroblewski’s impact is so vast that it can be difficult to measure. We may take for granted the ability we have daily to instantly access websites containing endless amounts of information and being able to quickly find that information relevant to us. It wasn’t always this way, which is why these web design professionals are so important. Independence National in an online and community college that provides programs and degrees in web design and graphic arts. Call us today and let us help you take the first steps to a career in these exciting fields.
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