Authors

Katherine Halek

Katherine Halek is the chief content strategist at Signazon, a leading online printer that provides marketing collateral for thousands of artists and businesses around the United States. Katherine enjoys writing about content marketing, design, and typography. Connect with her on Twitter and Google+.

Sarah Oxley

Sarah Oxley writes on behalf of Blurb, providers of photo books, and self-publishing services. Sarah is an alumni of Leeds University Business School in Marketing and Advertising.

Yaphi Berhanu

Yaphi is a front-end web developer who likes helping people discover the few crucial techniques that help you learn JavaScript faster. Get those techniques here: simplestepscode.com/learn-javascript

Vikas Lalwani

Vikas is a budding programmer who likes to have fun with front-end technologies. You can see some of his experiments on his website.

Marcin Treder

Marcin Treder, Founder & CEO of UXPin, is a design enthusiast from Gdansk, Poland who literally lives for creating the best user experience possible. After years of working as UX Designer and UX Manager, he focused on his own startup UXPin – The UX Design Platform - toolset used by UX Designers in e.g. Microsoft, NBC, USA Today and thousands of other companies. UXPin was recently funded by Andreessen/Horowitz, Freestyle Capital, IDG Ventures, Gill Penchina and others...Follow Marcin on Twitter @marcintreder and read his blog – marcin.is.

Tom Starley

Hi, I’m Tom! A UX and UI specialist, founder and Managing director of Smoof. I’m passionate about increasing conversion and revenue for growing online companies through expert UX/UI design and consultancy. I have a passion for helping you embrace the benefits of design thinking. Find me @tomstarley

Francois Lanthier Nadeau

Francois is a content crafter and marketing lead at Snipcart, a shopping cart platform for developers. You can follow him on Twitter.

Rohit Singhal

Rohit Singhal is a writer and online marketer who loves to explore various technologies and write about them. He works with PixelCrayons, a mobile/web development firm that helps clients reduce their time to market and maximize their return on investment.

Ezequiel Bruni

Ezequiel Bruni is a web/UX designer, blogger, and aspiring photographer living in Mexico. When he\'s not up to his finely-chiselled ears in wire-frames and front-end code, or ranting about the same, he indulges in beer, pizza, fantasy novels, and stand-up comedy.

Patrick McNeil

Patrick McNeil is a designer, developer and writer; but above all things he is a passionate educator. He is a Professor of Graphic Design at the University of Missouri St. Louis where he focuses on teaching UX Design methods and front end development techniques. Patrick is also the author of the bestselling book series The Web Designer's Idea Book and the curator of DesignMeltdown.com. For more information about Patrick visit his personal site, pmcneil.com, or follow him on Twitter @designmeltdown.

Ian Vadas

Ian Vadas is a designer and the author of Work With Clients You Love an eBook about how to select clients that pay well, treat you with respect and allow you to do your best work. For more tips on getting paid, join the FREE email course Pricing For Freelancers.

Stefan Chachovski

Stefan is co-founder of Invoicebus — a new, easier way to create, send and track your invoices online. Typical die-hard code freak, lover of beautiful design, steward of simplicity, and passionately dedicated to the user experience. Hello him at Twitter — he is super friendly.

Brenda Stokes Barron

Brenda Barron is a writer from southern California specializing in business and technology. Read more about what she’s up to on her site Digital Inkwell.

Alan Power

I'm an Irish product designer who specialises on visual design, illustration and brand identity. With over 14 years in the industry, I've learned alot and try to use my experience to bring some clarity to any product I'm working on.

Lior Levin

Lior Levin is a consultant to a shopping cart abandonment startup from Israel. Lior also works for billguard who developed a Passbook application to follow credit card charges.

Andrew McDermott

Andrew McDermott is the co-founder of HooktoWin.com. Want an unlimited supply of free leads for your freelance business? Download your copy of The Dragnet Method.

Christian Nwamba

Cloudinary provides a comprehensive cloud-based image and video management solution. With offices in Israel, London and Sunnyvale, Calif., Cloudinary has quickly become the de facto solution used by web and mobile application developers at major companies around the world to streamline image and video management, and deliver an optimal end user experience. Among Cloudinary users are Answers.com, Conde Nast, Gawker, Gizmodo, TED, The Knot, Under Armour, Vogue, Wired and many others. For more information, visit www.cloudinary.com or follow on Twitter @cloudinary.

Lior Frenkel

Lior Frenkel is the CEO at the nuSchool, helping freelance designers charge what they're worth. Additionally, he is a freelance web project manager, writer (Wired Magazine) and speaker (TEDx, Web Summit). Follow him on Twitter @nuschooler.

Aleksander Góra

Aleksander Góra is enhancing user experience by crafting beautiful and intuitive interfaces since 2006. He is the co-founder & CEO of www.5next.io the first application for strategic networking based on UK accredited business networking program. Aleksander is the author of upcoming book The Open Heart Website Surgery—Ultimate guide for leads generation for medium and small businesses. Recently featured in Rafael Dos Santos book “100 Inspirational Migrant Entrepreneurs in the United Kingdom.” Currently working in London as a Product Manager and Lead UX Designer in one of the lead­­­ing conversion optimization platforms Convertize.io

Preston Pierce

Preston Pierce is a blogger and manager of brand identity design team at Logo Ping, a company that provides logo design service. He has done graduation in marketing and certifications in graphic designing. He mainly blogs on topics like UX, web design, branding and freelancing. Follow him on Twitter for more articles.

Kerry Butters

A prolific technology writer, Kerry is an authority in her field and produces content for a variety of high profile sites in her niche. Also a published author, Kerry is co-founder of digital content agency markITwrite, adores the written word and all things tech and internet related.

Sarah Hunt

Sarah Hunt is a Product Manager at Adobe focused on motion and interactivity. Previous industry experience includes graphic design, illustration, front-end web development, video editing, and Flash animation. All around fangirl of anything web and design.

Rahul Mistry

Rahul works for www.heartinternet.co.uk as a content producer. He loves all things internet related and brainstorming ideas with friends. You can say hi and connect with Rahul on Twitter and Google+

Simon Schmid

Simon works on iubenda and obsesses over details at The Godfounder. You can connect with Simon on Twitter @s2imon.

Marc Schenker

Marc’s a copywriter who covers design news for Web Designer Depot. Find out more about him at marcschenkercopywriter.com.

Adam Fairhead

Adam Fairhead is an experienced Web/UX Designer on a mission to use his God-given gifts in design to help others. He has worked with people in many different countries, from many different industries, and loves every minute of it. You can connect with Adam over a cup of tea or on Twitter @adamfairhead.

Justin Hubbard

Justin Hubbard has been helping businesses since 2007 by creating timeless, memorable logos as part of a branding package and modern, user-friendly websites.

Randle Browning

Randle Browning runs content marketing at Skillcrush, an online tech education platform where complete beginners can learn to code. Randle writes about how tech skills can totally transform the way you work and give you control over your career. When she’s not talking to women about tech, she’s probably putting vegan food on Instagram.

Inessa Brown

My name is Inessa Brown, and I am a member of the editorial team at magora-systems.com, a mobile app development company based in London. My passion is all aspects of web design with a focus on material design.

Ann Davlin

Ann Davlin is a young inspired blogger who is always willing to try new things. She works at MotoCMS - an advanced site builder and website templates provider. And if you are a fan of web design (like Ann is) you can always follow her on Twitter.

Susan Smith

Sue Smith is a Web/ software developer and technical writer – see BeNormal Development for details. Currently focusing on mobile application development for the Android platform and HTML5, Sue specialises in writing educational material on programming topics for Web publication. Follow Sue on Twitter @BrainDeadAir or email [email protected].

Dave Redfern

Dave Redfern is a designer and front end developer at iWeb an e-commerce website design agency based in Staffordshire, UK.

Jeff Kraemer

Jeff Kraemer ran his first usability test back in 2001; this was before screen-recording software, so recording the test meant pointing a VHS videocamera at the screen. Since then, he's spent time specializing in content strategy and instructional design, but he really loves being a UX generalist. Previously at Workopolis and Usability Matters, Jeff is now Principal UX Designer at FreshBooks.

Erik Klimczak

Erik Klimczak is creative director & owner of Truth Labs, a digital design studio in Chicago. He specializes in designing digital products that help make people’s lives easier.

Gabrielle Gosha

Gabrielle is a recently graduated film student as well as a freelance graphic designer, photographer and animator who spends her time creating things and periodically updating her blog with various design related posts among other things.

Rob Bowen

Rob Bowen is an emerging filmmaker, celebrated author/podcaster and poet, and most recently the co-founder and imaginative co-contributor of the creative design and blogging duo at the Arbenting and Dead Wings Designs.

Rohit Singhal

Rohit Singhal is an e-marketer working with PixelCrayons, a web development company specializing in CMS and Ecommerce Development solutions.

Jenna Isken

Based in LA, Jenna Isken is a strategist at global brand strategy, design and experience firm Siegel+Gale. Follow her on Twitter @jennaisken