Christopher Fahey

Christopher Fahey
Founding Partner, Behavior Design, Behavior Design

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Christopher Fahey is a founding partner and user experience director at Behavior, an award-winning New York web design consultancy focused on building compelling and elegant user experiences for business and culture.

At Behavior, Chris has led the IA and UXD strategies for clients and projects in many industries, including BusinessWeek, The National Geographic Channel, UNICEF, HBO, The Smithsonian Institution, McGraw-Hill, JPMorgan Chase, XM Satellite Radio, AARP, the AIGA, and The Onion. In his 14+ years as a professional interaction designer and manager, Chris’s projects have covered everything from business- critical web applications to sci-fi adventure games and artificial intelligence chatbots.

Chris is an active speaker on user experience design, with recent events including SXSW, An Event Apart, the ASIS&T IA Summit, Euro IA, The Society for Technical Communications Summit, and the O’Reilly Web 2.0 Expo NYC.

He will teach at the School of Visual Arts’ new interaction design MFA program in 2009, and has also taught at FIT, Brooklyn College, and the City College of New York. His internet artwork has been featured in the Whitney and the New Museum. Chris also blogs about design, technology, culture, and whatever else he’s interested in athttp://www.graphpaper.com.

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Design & UX
Location: 1A06 Level:
Christopher Fahey (Behavior Design)
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More and more, users are interacting with web sites and software on a conversational, physical, and emotional level -- just like we've always interacted with other people. UX designers, then, must stop thinking about interfaces as dumb control panels and begin imagining them (literally!) as human beings. This talk will discuss past, present, and future ways of humanizing the user experience. Read more.
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