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Kathryn Rotondo
Interactive Developer, Freelance

Website | @krotondo

Kathryn Rotondo is a freelance interactive developer for web and mobile.

She honed her craft at the large interactive agency Schematic, where her projects included high-profile clients such as Vogue and Target; and a small startup, litl, where she designed and developed third party APIs for a new device. She has taught Actionscript at RISD Continuing Education, co-wrote Adobe AIR in Action, and speaks internationally (PFCongres Netherlands, CodeMotion Germany, Flash on the Beach UK, Multi-Mania Belgium). Her numerous awards include recognition as an Adobe Community Professional, and most recently, first place in the inaugural Berlin Geekettes Hackathon for her iOS app Monkey See Monkey Do.

A Huffington Post Girls in Stem mentor, Kathryn is passionate about encouraging women developers and curates

Originally from Boston, MA, USA, Kathryn now lives in Tübingen, Germany. She can be found online at and on twitter as @krotondo.


HTML5 Gaming, Mobile, User Interface & User Experience
Location: Salon 10 Level: Non-technical
Kathryn Rotondo (Freelance)
Average rating: ***..
(3.60, 5 ratings)
Young children playing with mobile devices don’t have a preconceived idea of what it means to tap, or swipe, or talk into the mic, or that only one little point of one hand should touch the screen at a time. They rely on trial and error and cues from the app. This session will cover intuitive gestures, interactivity cues, and element placement, as well as legal considerations for children's apps. Read more.