November Meetup – Designing for Global Markets with Condé Nast International

Date: Thursday 7 November 2019, 6.30pm – 9pm
Location: Condé Nast College, 16-17 Greek St, Soho, London W1D 4DR


6.30pm – 7pm: Arrival, registration and refreshments

7.05pm – 7.10pm: Opening and Welcome: Challenges and highlights of designing for famous legacy brands and 11 global markets. Sue Vágó, Director of Product Design at Condé Nast International

7.10pm – 7.30pm: Global Design Systems at Condé Nast. Chris Pearson, Design Lead and Anny Chien, Digital Product Designer at Condé Nast International

7.30pm – 7.50pm: Making the case for localisation. Rita Quigley, Senior Consultant at Foolproof

7.50pm – 8.10pm: War Story from a Tokyo Startup. Bill Tribble, Freelance UX Designer and Digital Product Lead

8.10pm – 8.20pm: Q&A session

8.20pm – 9pm: Food, drinks and networking

To attend, please book your place via eventbrite:


Sue Vago

Sue Vago is a creative director with over 20 years experience in print and digital media. Over the last 10 years she has built product design teams at The Economist, The Financial Times and now Condé Nast. She loves to focus on solving problems and creating teams that put users and the content at the heart of the experience.

Chris Pearson

Chris Pearson is a product designer with a strong focus on design systems thinking and crafting usable experiences. Over the last 12 years Chris has helped shape digital products at some of the UK’s most loved organisations, including the Guardian and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Chris joined Condé Nast as Design Lead in 2018.

During the meetup, his talk will address whether a standardised approach to design can support the needs of a multi brand, multi language publisher.

Anny Chien

Anny Chien is a digital product designer with a passion for resolving user pain points through seamless designs. She has worked on projects for major brands such as HTC, Estee Lauder, Jo Malone, Darphin, and Conde Nast. 

Apart from work, she is also a cat enthusiast. You can follow her cat @angel_and_snow

Rita Quigley

Rita Quigley has been a researcher for more than 25 years, and she draws from the full range of both quantitative and qualitative research methods to resolve the biggest challenges facing Foolproof’s global clients.

Rita makes a case for and talks to the advantages of localisation, as well as the many approaches brands can take to ensure their offerings land well across geographies.

Bill Tribble

Bill Tribble is a UX and Product Design Lead who has worked with some big companies like Adobe and Google – and many startups (some via Toptal).  He also teaches, and has worked as lead instructor at General Assembly and Designlab. Outside design, he likes to make music, write, and speak. He’s also very motivated by the ethics of technology, and is a Tech Pledge signee.

At the meetup he will be sharing what he learnt working on the Asian release of a mobile music project while working with a Tokyo startup.

To attend, please book your place via eventbrite:

With thanks to Condé Nast for their support and for hosting our meetup.

Mobile UX London Conference: 21 November 2019

November UX Conference

On 21 November, we will be holding our annual conference, exploring the evolution of and future of UX Design.

Mobile UX London Conference

This year’s conference themes include:

Throughout the day there will be over 15 talks, 4 masterclasses and 6 workshops to choose from.

Use discount code MEETUP15 for a 15% off discount.

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