Design the Future
January 19–20, 2016: Training
January 20–22, 2016: Conference
San Francisco, CA
Mike Gadow

Mike Gadow
Senior Interaction Designer, Fjord


Mike Gadow is a senior interaction designer in the bursting-at-the-seams Fjord San Francisco studio, where he translates user goals into elegant experiences. Ever since designing the logo for his class section in the sixth grade, he has been in love with design in its many forms. Mike is passionate about telling users’ stories to help clients build exceptionally rewarding relationships with their customers, employees, and partners. In a past life, Mike led design teams creating interactive games and bonus features for clients such as Disney, Warner Bros., Hasbro, and Mattel. Mike’s work has won several DVD Excellence and HOW Magazine In-House Design awards. Outside of work, Mike enjoys cycling, snowboarding, and reading to his two-year-old daughter.


2:05pm Friday, 01/22/2016
The new fundamentals
Location: Southside Theater
Mike Gadow (Fjord), Russell Wilkins (Uber)
Average rating: ***..
(3.76, 17 ratings)
Everyone is talking about transitions and motion in interfaces these days. But how does motion benefit UI? As designers, we face the challenge of communicating how motion should work (and its value) to other stakeholders. Mike Gadow and Russell Wilkins, motion designers turned UI designers, show how they use motion graphics and advocate for motion in user interfaces. Read more.