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Idan Gazit Idan Gazit

Lead Designer

Tel Aviv, ISRAEL

Founder at Skills

Social

Biography

Django core team member, Cofounder of Skills, developer/designer hybrid, builder of beautiful web applications with a stellar user experience. Particularly interested in info visualization and extracting meaning from the firehose of data we are subjected to in the information age.

Industry Expertise (3)

Internet

Design

Computer Software

Areas of Expertise (5)

Interaction Design

User Experience Design

Django

Web Development

Web Applications

Education (1)

New York University: BA, Computer Science & Mathematics 2003

Graduated Cum Laude

Affiliations (2)

  • Python Web Developers-Israel
  • DjangoCon Europe Organizers

Event Appearances (5)

Data, Design, Meaning

Pycon US 2012  Santa Clara, CA

2012-03-08

Sketching a Better Product

Pycon US 2012  Santa Clara, CA

2012-03-10

Keynote: Designers Make It Go to Eleven!

Djangocon US 2011  Portland, OR

2011-09-06

One size fits all: responsive web design with Django, Compass, and the Less Framework

Djangocon Europe 2011  Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2011-06-05

Design for Developers: Making Your Frontend Suck Less

Djangocon Europe 2010  Berlin, Germany

2010-05-25

Sample Talks (1)

Keynote: Designers Make It Go to Eleven!

My keynote address at Djangocon US 2011. Covers the fundamentals of product design, and explores the benefits that designers bring to engineering-driven, open-source culture and products in general. Slides and video online at http://lanyrd.com/2011/djangocon-us/sggmr/

Style

Availability

  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Author Appearance
  • Corporate Training

Fees

*Will consider certain engagements for no fee