Bonny Colville-Hyde: The UX of comics

Bonny Colville-Hyde is a UX architect and a member of Ladies That UX Bristol. For the last eight years she’s worked to make digital services more effective, efficient and satisfying for users. Bonny has previously worked for eBay, the BBC, Samaritans and Volkswagen. The Scandinavia-obsessed traveller and crafter took the the stage at 300 Seconds […]

Jake Hobbs: Audience Engagement in Competitive Digital Environments – A creative SME perspective

Jake Hobbs is an interactive developer at award-winning animation, illustration and digital studio Wonky Films, where he develops websites, games and apps. He recently finished a doctoral programme where his research focused on audience engagement and the monetisation of creative work in digital environments. For his 300 seconds, he drew on this doctoral project, specifically […]

Ringo Moss: Behavioural economics

Ringo Moss is a digital strategist at Positive Bristol. He has ten years experience in digital experience design and digital content for some of the world’s biggest brands, including Disney, the BBC, Harper’s Bazaar and Telefonica. He loves hip-hop, cycling and good UX. He joined us at our Bristol event to talk about Behavioural Economics, and fun […]

Bethany Crowe: Digital placemaking – the relationship between streets, cities, communities

Bethany manages, coordinates and edits social media content for Sustrans, connecting with over 70,000 supporters, volunteers and donors online. Her 300 Seconds,subtitled ‘what happens when you paint the street and talk about it online’, talk was on digital placemaking, and the relationship between people, streets, cities and communities (on and offline). Painting sections of road changes the […]

Russ Spollin: Introduction to Sustainable Event Management

Russ Spollin knows a thing or two about running sustainable events,. He specialises in festivals and community events, and is currently implementing a sustainable event system for Bristol Festival Community Group, RedFest and BeanFest. Russ also curates Pig Pen Radio, a social enterprise radio station. Russ used his 300 Seconds to hone his presentation skills […]

Lizzie Dyson: BBC Sports Persona refresh in 6 weeks

Lizzie started her talk by showing us the ‘before’ pictures of uninspiring personas for the BBC Sports site. They were DULL, and needed an urgent facelift. The information contained in the personas was factual and adequate, but needed to appeal to a discerning online audience, thus began a 6-week process to refresh the personas. The […]

Nour Alomary: Everyday digital security

Nour spends a lot of time on public transport, where she sees many people using technology. She has had ample opportunity to learn strangers’ passcodes, as they type them in slowly in public! Luckily, Nour is not a criminal, and used her experience to help the audience stay safer online. Her useful advice included an […]

Viv Slack: If you build it, will they come?

The theory behind ‘Giving Events’ is simple: you do something, other people enjoy it, they donate money to a worthy cause. Viv researched existing platforms, but couldn’t find anything that bridged the gap between organising events and giving money. Her top tip when setting up something new such as this was ‘ask friends for help!’ […]