Front-End Design Conference

2014 St. Pete

Patrick Peralta took lots of pics and they're up on Flickr.

Here are the wrap-up and notes posts that we've found so far. @frontendconf if we missed yours...

Farewell Front End Design Conference - Robert DeLuca

Front End Design Conference 2014 - Eric Dodds

2014 Front-End Design Conference Notes - Nathaniel Deal

Front End Design Conference 2014 Notes - James Brown

Front End Design Conference Links - James Brown

Front End Conference - Laicos

Notes from Front-End Design Conference 2014 - AJ Foster

Front-End Design Conference Notes - Shammer Diaz

My Conference Experience - Jose Vazquez

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Thursday, July 10th

  • 9:00 am
    Frontend Tooling Workshop
  • 8:00 pm
    Unofficial Attendee Meetup

Friday, July 11th

  • 8:30 am - 9:30 am
    Registration and Continental Breakfast

    We'll have a list and badges, no need for receipts. Fruits, pastries, juice, and coffee will be downstairs.

  • 9:30 am - 9:40 am
    Intro

    Dan does his usual housekeeping announcements and introduces the first speaker.

  • 9:40 am - 10:30 am
    Human First Web Design - Slides
    1. Daniel Ryan

    2. Web Developer & Consultant
    3. WayPaver
  • 10:30 am - 11:20 am
    Animating the web in a post-Flash world - Slides
    1. Rachel Smith

    2. Front-End Dev
    3. Active Theory
  • 11:20 am - 11:40 am
    Break

    Time for chatting and enjoying some of the awesome snacks from Datz Dough.

  • 11:40 am - 12:30 pm
    Thinking Modular CSS - Slides and Slides + Content
    1. Drew Barontini

    2. Front-End Dev
    3. Code School
  • 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
    The Right Tool for the Job: Designing in the Browser for Agencies - Slides
    1. Andi Graham

    2. Principal
    3. Big Sea Design and Development
  • 1:20 pm - 2:50 pm
    Lunch!
  • 2:50 pm - 3:40 pm
    I Have No Idea What I'm Doing - Notes & Links
    1. Elyse Holladay

    2. Teacher, Dev/Designer
    3. MakerSquare
  • 3:40 pm - 4:00 pm
    Break
  • 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
    How to Build Kickass Emails - Slides
    1. Kevin Mandeville

    2. Designer
    3. Litmus
  • 4:50 am - 5:40 pm
    Boxes and Grids, Oh My. - Slides
    1. Noah Stokes

    2. Designer/Developer, Partner
    3. Bold

Saturday, July 12th

  • 11:00 am - 11:25 am
    Lost & Found
    1. Carl Smith

    2. The Advisor
    3. nGen Works
  • 11:30 am - 11:55 am
    Intersecting worlds of web and education: A foray into the Digital Frontier - Slides
    1. Erica Walker

    2. Lecturer (Web developer, Designer, Professional Learner)
    3. Clemson University & Ignite Creatives
  • 12:00 pm - 12:25 pm
    Styling Forms Semantically & Accessibly - Slides
    1. Amanda Cheung

    2. Lead Interaction Developer
    3. DockYard
  • 12:30 pm - 12:55 pm
    Let's Be Brutally Honest About Operations and Pricing for Web Agencies - Slides
    1. Rob Harr

    2. Technical Director
    3. Sparkbox
  • 12:55 pm - 2:0 pm
    Lunch!
  • 2:00 pm - 2:25 pm
    Remote. Commit. Push. - Slides
    1. Travis Miller

    2. Developer
    3. SPARK
  • 2:30 am - 2:55 pm
    No Control - How To Design For An Unknown Result - Slides
    1. Andrew Norcross

    2. Lead Developer
    3. Reaktiv Studios
  • 3:00 pm - 3:25 pm
    SMACSS Your Sass Up - Slides and Files
    1. Mina Markham

    2. Front-End Developer
    3. Parago
  • 3:30 pm - 3:55 pm
    Contextually Aware Web DesignSlides
    1. Matthew Carver

    2. Technology Director
    3. Big Spaceship
  • 4:00 pm - 4:20 pm
    Break!
  • 4:20 pm - 4:45 pm
    Design Pattern Craftsmanship
    1. Jason Beaird

    2. Senior UX Developer
    3. MailChimp
  • 4:50 pm - 5:15 pm
    A frontender builds a backend: learning to think with your eyes closed
    1. Mason Stewart

    2. Chief Technology Officer
    3. The Iron Yard

Attendees

  • Darin Lewis
  • Founder / Creative Director
  • MEGA Inc.
  • Grant Eben
  • Web Developer
  • David Rogers
  • Front End Engineering Instructor
  • The Iron Yard
  • Carolos Constantakatos
  • Developer
  • James Brown
  • Wrecking Ball Media
  • Christopher McElveen
  • Front-End Developer | Founder
  • McElveen & Company
  • Lin Jackson
  • Mike Calhoun
  • CEO
  • BizBlueprint
  • Sean Lamberger
  • Art Director
  • GravityFree
  • Andrea Cannistra
  • Interactive Designer
  • GravityFree
  • Tim Knight
  • Senior UX Architect
  • GravityFree
  • Alyssa Amrhein
  • Marketing
  • Dog in a Top Hat Design
  • Vidisha Priyanka
  • Interactive Learning Producer
  • Poynter News University
  • Jeffrey McBride
  • Owner
  • Chatty Octopus
  • Timothy J Barkley
  • Web Application Developer
  • All Children's Hospital
  • Jessica Potts
  • Software Developer
  • PowerChord Inc.
  • Miguel Ramos
  • Web Assistant
  • University of Central Florida
  • Mark Lair
  • Webstop
  • Greg Hemphill
  • Vice President of IT
  • Webstop
  • Benjamin Gordon
  • Co-Founder & CTO
  • Kitchen Resource Direct
  • Shari Gonzales
  • Web Content Manager
  • Gobble Logic
  • Alison Foxall
  • Partner & Lead Designer
  • Gobble Logic
  • Edison Hanchell
  • Support Administrator / Web Developer
  • Doctors Hospital Bahamas Ltd.
  • Josh Warner
  • Designer
  • Pyper Young
  • Casey Jenks
  • Ruby Developer
  • caseyjenks.com
  • Christine H. Lee
  • Student
  • Ty Belford
  • Co-Founder
  • Digital Backflip
  • Ren M LaForme
  • Interactive Learning Producer
  • The Poynter Institute
  • Anthony DeLaura
  • Associate Creative Director of Design, Motion & Experience
  • Paradise Advertising
  • Jeremy Angulo
  • Web Designer
  • Clarity Creative Media, LLC
  • Tyler Goelz
  • Product Designer
  • The Face of Tyler Goelz, Inc.
  • Kenneth Roy
  • Owner/Director
  • Rabbit in a Box
  • Daissy Linares
  • Visual Communicator
  • Rendered Threads
  • Kirsty Butchart
  • UX Designer
  • Sara Toftegaard
  • Art Director
  • Paradise Advertising
  • Glenn Bowman
  • Director of Digital, Mobile and Social
  • Paradise
  • Davey Montooth
  • Senior Web Developer
  • PowerChord, Inc
  • John Adams
  • Director of Engineering
  • PowerChord Inc.
  • Kevin Mercier
  • Visual Designer
  • Tim Smith
  • Graphic Designer
  • WTA
  • Joshua Baron
  • Graphic Designer
  • WTA
  • Henrique Ruiz
  • Creative Services Manager
  • WTA
  • David Hogg
  • Digital Development Team Lead
  • Tampa Bay Times
  • Liz Hidalgo Ward
  • UX Designer / Sr. Interactive Designer
  • Adam Alvis
  • Web Developer
  • ChappellRoberts
  • Patrick Peralta
  • Web Photographer (whatever that is)
  • Brian C. Allen
  • Art Director
  • ChappellRoberts
  • Martin Frobisher
  • Senior Designer
  • Tampa Bay Times
  • Mike Herchel
  • Front-end Developer
  • Lullabot
  • Sarah Singer
  • Service Designer
  • CareSync
  • Ricardo A Leanillo
  • Product Manager
  • Acclaris
  • Michael Houghton
  • UX Lead
  • Ucompass
  • Linda Jayne
  • Applications Developer
  • Cuyahoga Community College
  • Jeffrey Pia
  • Front End Developer
  • Lightmaker
  • Sarah Elbadri
  • Orlando Campus Director
  • The Iron Yard
  • Eric Dodds
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • The Iron Yard
  • Justin Herrick
  • Front End Engineering Instructor
  • The Iron Yard
  • George Junginger
  • Campus Director - Tampa
  • The Iron Yard
  • Brian Burridge
  • Ruby Instructor
  • The Iron Yard
  • JoAnne Miller
  • Student @ pTEC Digital Media Academy + Intern @ Strategic Media Inc
  • John Atkinson
  • Web Developer
  • CEA Marketing Group
  • Diana Aguilar-Flores
  • Graphic Designer
  • CEA Marketing Group
  • Shammer Diaz
  • Multidisciplinary Designer
  • Shammer.co
  • Joseph Nuñez
  • Graphic Designer / Animator
  • Roundhouse Creative
  • Andrew Lee
  • Creative Director
  • Roundhouse Creative
  • Aaron Beyfus
  • Sr. Web Designer
  • DiscoverTec
  • Judah Stevenson
  • Frontend Web Developer
  • K2 Sports
  • Rick Yentzer
  • Freelance Frontend Developer
  • Forbenmedia
  • James Creixems
  • UX Designer
  • webjac.com
  • Jessica Scott
  • Mobile & Web Developer
  • Sparxoo
  • David Bisset
  • WordPress Developer
  • Dimension Media
  • Chris Leyva
  • UI/UX Designer
  • Laicos
  • Alex Sanchez
  • Front-End Developer/Web Editor
  • Tampa Bay Times
  • Matthew Callahan
  • Designer
  • Tampa Bay Times
  • Arissa Brown
  • Front-End Developer
  • Teodor Talov
  • Developer
  • Monique Olivera
  • Front End Web Developer
  • Robert Jack
  • Developer
  • InboundIQ
  • Chris Josten
  • CEO / Lead Developer
  • Curiosity Marketing Group
  • Joe Ciaramella
  • Designer
  • Random Pattern
  • Olivier Lacan
  • Software Bricoleur
  • Code School
  • Pedro E Santiago
  • QA Engineer
  • PRPL
  • Brent Ferraro
  • Jocky
  • Lunchbox Design
  • Justin Navarro
  • Senior Developer
  • Jacqueline Smith
  • Owner
  • Smith Design House
  • Eric Clark
  • Front-End Designer
  • Godfrey Advertising
  • Cindy Gamel
  • Creative Technologist
  • COHN, Inc.
  • Mark Del Degan
  • eCommerce Lead
  • Landing Company
  • Greg Lunn
  • Front-End Developer
  • Jay Barry
  • Designer & Organizer
  • Unmatched Style, Converge, BD Conf
  • Giovanni DiFeterici
  • Director of Mayhem
  • Unmatched Style, Converge, BD Conf
  • Gene Crawford
  • Producer
  • Unmatched Style, Converge, BD Conf
  • Corey O'Brien
  • DESIGNER
  • TRIBRIDGE
  • Alex Rogalnikov
  • Alex Henken
  • Web Designer
  • Tribridge
  • Jessamine Moffis
  • Chuck DiPierro
  • Senior Web Designer
  • Tribridge
  • Vivien Lemoine
  • Web Designer
  • Tribridge
  • Joseph Perez
  • Director of Support
  • Code School
  • Ann Grafelman
  • Designer
  • Code School
  • Jordan Wade
  • Front-End Developer
  • Code School
  • Justin Mezzell
  • Art Director
  • Code School
  • Nick Walsh
  • Design Director
  • Envy
  • Jason VanLue
  • Executive Director
  • Envy
  • Drew Powers
  • Front-End Developer
  • Envy
  • Meagan Ryan
  • Designer
  • Envy
  • John Wilson
  • Front-End Developer
  • Envy
  • Tim Dikun
  • Design Director
  • Envy
  • Chris Whitman
  • Front End Developer
  • Hotels Corp
  • Andrew Smith
  • Software Engineer
  • Lieberman Research Worldwide
  • Danny Morgan
  • Creative && Engineer
  • PRPL
  • Steve Shreve
  • Web Designer & Aspiring Unicorn
  • Daniel Williams
  • Designer
  • Shared Vision
  • Hector Ochoa
  • Senior Developer
  • Shared Vision
  • Emily Dwyer
  • Designer
  • Shared Vision
  • Ann Kwilinski
  • Senior Designer
  • Shared Vision
  • Mark Malta
  • Lead Creative & Engineer
  • Purple Rock Scissors
  • James Reitz
  • Internet Marketing Specialist
  • Jim Dough
  • Internet & Multimedia Manager
  • Career Path Training
  • Jason McMaster
  • Creative & Engineer
  • Purple, Rock, Scissors
  • William Tillis
  • Web Developer & Illustrator
  • USF
  • Donald Ferracci
  • Web Design Specialist
  • Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
  • Scott Tennant
  • Christopher Anderson
  • Front End Developer
  • 64labs
  • Damon Burke
  • Matthew McClelland
  • Founder/Lead Developer
  • 64labs
  • John Duncan
  • Founder
  • 64Labs
  • Eric Holler
  • Founder / Creative
  • 64labs
  • Susan McNeal
  • Web Designer
  • Enstyteful
  • Rhett Withey
  • Designer
  • BIGEYE
  • Michael Hurwitz
  • Developer
  • BIGEYE
  • Carine Carmack
  • Art Director
  • BIGEYE
  • Christopher
  • Web Designer/Developer
  • UCF
  • John Costallos
  • Web Designer/Developer
  • University of Central Florida
  • Oleg Zhovnir
  • Web Developer
  • Max Planck Florida Institute
  • Roman Smolkin
  • Web Developer
  • The PGA of America
  • Chris Shindelbower
  • VP of Creative
  • Triad Retail Media
  • Joseph Kelly
  • Creative Director / Software Engineer
  • SharpSpring
  • Lee Waters
  • Will Soto
  • Skyler Slade
  • Co-founder
  • Coefficient
  • Nick Forneris
  • Interactive Designer
  • 352 Inc.
  • Joe Harrity
  • Interactive Designer
  • 352 Inc.
  • Tim Pratt
  • Senior Interactive Designer
  • 352 Inc.
  • Issaac Calhoun
  • Designer
  • Accusoft
  • Dusty Myers
  • Designer
  • Accusoft
  • John Thomas
  • Design Manager
  • Accusoft
  • I'm Pat Narciso!
  • Director of Technology
  • Bolder Media Group
  • Adam Boerema
  • Engineer
  • Purple Rock Scissors
  • Alicia Brooks
  • Web Developer
  • Launch That
  • Adam Gilardi
  • Owner
  • Digital Backflip
  • Andrea Graves
  • Graphic Designer
  • (ISC)2
  • Caroline Baltrusis
  • Creative Director
  • iDatix
  • Jon Carey
  • Frontend Developer
  • Arron Mabrey
  • Software Developer
  • Josh Story
  • UI/UX Designer
  • Qgiv
  • Chris Morata
  • UI/UX Designer
  • Qgiv
  • Anthony Garand
  • Front-End Developer
  • Lift
  • Henry Hollingsworth
  • Web Design Specialist
  • Vology
  • Jared Fager
  • Designer + Front-End Developer
  • Big Sea Design & Development
  • Daryn St. Pierre
  • Front-End Developer
  • Big Sea Design & Development
  • James Sylvanus
  • Lead Developer
  • Big Sea Design & Development
  • Chris Kanclerowicz
  • Developer
  • Big Sea Design & Development
  • Dave Rau
  • Lead Designer
  • Big Sea Design & Development
  • Casey Paquet
  • Project Manager
  • Big Sea Design & Development
  • Adam Kuhn
  • Designer + Front-End Developer
  • Big Sea Design & Development
  • Guil Hernandez
  • Front-End Design & Dev Teacher
  • Treehouse
  • Robert Conner
  • Senior Web Designer
  • LeadFlash
  • Benjamin Ogden
  • Web and Graphic Designer
  • LeadFlash
  • Amarilis Hernandez
  • Web and Graphic Designer
  • LeadFlash
  • Pete Bernardo
  • EVP, User Experience
  • 352 Inc.
  • Joshua Boland
  • Web Developer
  • Clemson University
  • Travis Lopes
  • Developer
  • Jose Vazquez
  • corporate IT drone
  • I'd rather not say :)
  • Thomas Palumbo
  • UI/UX Designer & Developer
  • Harbr Co.
  • Josh Carey
  • Front-End Developer & Designer
  • Harbr Co.
  • Steeve Cannon
  • Chief Minister of Propaganda and Dissemination
  • Atomic Tattoos
  • Jason Fraley
  • Developer
  • Ahoy Consulting
  • Tyler Johnston
  • Developer
  • Ahoy Consulting
  • Amber Stickel
  • Front-End Developer
  • Social Forces
  • Robert DeLuca
  • Front End Developer
  • IZEA
  • Mason McCaskill
  • Student
  • Clemson University
  • Weatherly White
  • Student
  • Clemson University
  • Alex Horne
  • Student
  • Clemson University
  • Katherine Redmond
  • Student
  • Clemson University
  • William Garrow
  • Associate Art Director
  • Bisk Education Inc.
  • Omar Forrester
  • Interactive Designer
  • Bisk Education Inc.
  • Brent Bautista
  • Aaron B Fischer
  • Creative & Engineer
  • PRPL.rs
  • Paul Trusik
  • Web Designer/Developer
  • University of South Florida Library
  • Ryan Barresi
  • Director + Designer + Developer
  • BILL HAMMOND
  • WEBSITE SPECIALIST
  • THE JAM BRANDS
  • JAMA GIBSON
  • SR. WEB DESIGNER
  • THE JAM BRANDS
  • John Jameson
  • Front-end Developer
  • Nicolas Rincon
  • Associate Engineer
  • Purple Rock Scissors
  • Desiree M. Perry
  • Web Designer
  • Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Troy Slaten
  • Interaction & UI Designer
  • HostDime
  • Benjamin Marte
  • Senior UI/UX Developer
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • Michael LaPlante
  • UI Developer
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • Rob Dozier
  • Creative & Engineer
  • Iconry
  • Kirsten McColl
  • Brian Foshee
  • Rails / iOS Engineer
  • Tyler Kelley
  • Course Director
  • Full Sail
  • Erik St. Martin
  • AJ Foster
  • Web Developer
  • Office of Student Involvement @ UCF
  • Peter Kraus
  • Front End Web Developer
  • Jason Killingsworth
  • Web Content Management Specialist
  • (ISC)2
  • Bob Woodard
  • Web Developer
  • (ISC)2
  • Charlotte Koh
  • Front-End Web Developer
  • University of South Florida
  • Marlon Landaverde
  • Front-End Developer
  • Feathr
  • Daniel Alves
  • Interactive Designer
  • 352, Inc.
  • Krissy Scoufis
  • Senior UX Strategist
  • 352, Inc.
  • Valerie Rutherford
  • UX Designer
  • 352, Inc.
  • Brent Walbolt
  • Interactive Designer
  • 352, Inc.
  • Brandon Mitchell
  • Interactive Designer
  • 352, Inc.
  • Scott Feigelis
  • Interactive Designer
  • 352, Inc.
  • Blake McLeod
  • Frontend Dev
  • 352, Inc.
  • Lincoln Anderson
  • Interactive Designer
  • 352, Inc.
  • Paul Traylor
  • Interactive Designer
  • 352, Inc.
  • Robert Allen
  • Front-end Designer
  • ProtoFuse
  • Brian Ledebur
  • Front/Back-end Developer
  • ProtoFuse
  • Eric Sharp
  • UX Designer
  • ProtoFuse
  • Fabian Alcantara
  • Interaction Designer
  • FIU
  • Reginald Ellis
  • Founder
  • Persona IO, LLC
  • Aaron Hall
  • Web, UI/UX and Front-end Developer
  • Santa Fe College
  • Jeff Jocoy
  • Web Designer
  • Launch That
  • Jimmy Semczuk
  • John Patsos
  • Web Designer
  • Launch That
  • Eric Rodgers
  • Sr. Designer
  • Launch That
  • Sean McPhee
  • Creative Director
  • Launch That
  • Doug Mays
  • Interaction Designer and Front End Developer
  • Trevor Boddy
  • Front End Developer
  • TrueFire
  • Marc Anayas
  • Project Manager
  • Community Medical Center
  • Jill Anayas
  • Interactive Designer / Developer
  • International Speedway - ISC
  • Alissa Likavec
  • Front End Developer & UI Designer
  • AutoLoop
  • Denise Little
  • Graphic Designer / Web Designer
  • Steven Waters
  • Web Developer
  • Vera Polyakova
  • Usability & User Experience
  • John Moons
  • Developer
  • Real Digital Media
  • Keith Hernandez
  • Industry Out Reach/Mobile Advisor
  • Full Sail University
  • Nicole Dominguez
  • Designer and Front End Developer
  • Sawhorse Media
  • Angela Trego Crist
  • Digital Strategist & Customer Advocate
  • Lift UX
  • Brad Miller
  • Co-Founder & Partner
  • Lift UX
  • Jonathan Wade
  • Intranet Communications
  • Scotts Miracle-Gro
  • Catalina Bolanos Sippli
  • Consultant
  • Momentum Consulting Corporation
  • Gavin Stark
  • VP of Magic
  • Real Digital Media
  • Matthew Lubner
  • Lead Web Developer & UI/UX Designer
  • SignatureMD
  • Melissa McKee
  • Visual Designer
  • CareSync
  • Kris Ivanov
  • co-founder
  • CraftTek Consulting Inc.
  • Jose L Pimienta
  • UX Design & Front-End Developer
  • Vinylfy
  • Rob Stewart
  • co-founder
  • CraftTek
  • Richard Metz
  • Senior Applications Programmer
  • City of Tampa
  • Robert Lockridge
  • Web Content Coordinator
  • City of Tampa
  • Becky Hamm
  • Front-End Developer
  • Metricslice
  • Kelsey Beckman
  • Digital Marketing Assistant
  • Statistically.com
  • Edu Stuivenberg
  • Co-Founder
  • Statistically.com
  • Shawn Berg
  • Co-Founder
  • Statistically.com
  • Blake Smith
  • Designer
  • DiscoverTec
  • Nathaniel Deal
  • Interactive Designer
  • 352, Inc
  • Josh Sherman
  • PHP Developer
  • WIHP
  • Lala Galindo
  • UI Designer
  • WIHP
  • Francisco Suarez
  • Sr PHP Developer
  • WIHP
  • James Blevins
  • UI Designer
  • WIHP
  • Daniel Chavez
  • UI Designer + Front End Developer
  • WIHP
  • Thomas Griggs
  • Front End Developer
  • WIHP
  • Krupa Patel
  • UI Designer
  • WIHP
  • Rich Lim
  • Art Director
  • WIHP
  • Mike Key
  • Front End Developer
  • WIHP
  • Samantha Johnson
  • UI Designer
  • WIHP
  • Alex Swanson
  • UI Designer
  • WIHP
  • Jorge Illich
  • UI Designer
  • WIHP
  • Matt Wild
  • PHP Developer
  • WIHP
  • Kelli Lambiase
  • UI Designer
  • WIHP
  • Steeven Rosenberg
  • COO
  • WIHP
  • Scott Streit
  • Front End Web Developer
  • Jarden Consumer Solutions
  • Marcus Burnette
  • Designer/Developer

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Conference Code of Conduct

We have been lucky each year to have an event filled with kind and respectful people. This event is run by a family and we consider all attendees our new friends. That said, we would like to make sure that we will not tolerate harrassment of any kind. We will deal with any complaint swiftly and professionally.

Daniel Ryan Rachel Smith Drew Barontini Andi Graham Elyse Holladay Kevin Mandeville Noah Stokes