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 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
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.
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