Closing Keynote: Shopify on UX

UX Camp - October 2018, Edmonton

Panel discussion with 3 other members of Shopify’s UX team. We’ll talk about Shopify's interdisciplinary approach to UX. 

Co-panelists: Nick Looijmans, designer, Dom McPhee, developer, and Dylan Blanchard, researcher

The search continues: Creating a great search experience in a post-Google world

UX Scotland - June 2018, Edinburgh

Over the course of 8 months, our scrappy search feature team took a broken experience and created something that’s quick and relevant for the people using it. We'll cover the highs and lows of tackling search with limited resources in an fast-growing organisation, as well as practical IA strategies for people working on different search projects.

Presenting with Sarah Folkes, Information Architect

Content Strategy Techniques for Design Principles

RETHINK - May 2018, San Francisco

In-house teams may spend months defining principles. But what makes great principles and once you have them, how do you apply them? In this talk, I'll discuss content strategy techniques for design principles, and the context for how to translate design principles into experiences. I'll also share examples of how design principles help Shopify solve real-life problems.

Watch video

IA lessons from working on Shopify's Polaris style guide

World IA Day - February 2018, Ottawa

I'll share information architecture lessons from working on, including page hierarchy concepts, component groupings, and metadata strategies.