Design

Your Guide to Adobe MAX 2019

Jeremiah Simpson
Co-founder and VP of Experience
October 16, 2019
May 27, 2021

If you’re a designer, marketer, or creative professional, you probably use Adobe software… and you might be going to Adobe MAX. Adobe’s three-day event is just around the corner, so it’s time to start building your schedule, setting your meetings, and registering for expert sessions with leading designers and creative thinkers. But with so many sessions, it can be hard to sort for the most valuable courses, so we found the best ones so you don’t have to. Check out our break-out schedules to see the can’t miss sessions for UX designers, visual designers, and marketers. And while you’re there, don’t forget to come pay us a visit in the community pavilion! We’ll be located in the Emerging Technology Partnership Pavillion, so come stop by to check out our microapps and enter to win a prize or two.

For UX designers

Monday:

S6701: Building culture, collaboration, and trust through design

  • Haley Hughes, UX manager @ Shopify
  • Mon 11/4 1-2:15

How switching to Adobe Xd transforms digital product and workflow pipelines

S6713: Driving innovation and change: elevating the role of immersive design at amazon

  • Ross Mckegeney, director of engineering, Adobe
  • Dennis Harrington, design technology leader for Amazon’s UX lab
  • Monday 11/4 5:15-6:30

Tuesday:

S6506: Design Systems and Creativity

  • Jina Anne, Design Systems Advocate, Sushi and Robots
  • Tues November 05, 08:15 AM – 09:30 AM

S6002: How design is a transformational force for business and culture

  • Mike Rigby, global head of brand transformation @ R/GA
  • Tues 11/5 3:15-4:30

Wednesday:

S6712 – Keep it human: building trust and authenticity with your user community

  • Matt Niemitz, Senior Product Manager, Creative Cloud Education, Adobe
  • Jeannie Huang, Senior Product Designer, Behance, Adobe
  • Weds 11/6 10:15-11:30

Adobe XD plugins: supercharging your design workflow

  • Ash Ryan Arnwine, Lead Technical Evangelist, Creative Cloud Developer Ecosystem, Adobe
  • Kerri Shotts, Developer Advocate, Adobe
  • Weds 11/6 2:30-3:45
For visual designers

Monday:

S6805 – Be the hero: five ways you can save the day with fonts

  • James Fooks-Bale, Senior Director, Creative, Monotype
  • Charles Nix, Type Director, Monotype
  • Mon 11/4 1-2:15

S6700 – Tap shoes, treadmills, and tacos: amping up your in-house design

  • Christopher ayres, executive creative director @ Taco Bell
  • Mon 11/4 3:15-4:30

Tuesday:

S6300 – Living, breathing identities

Target: 3d and immersive experiences in retail

  • Anuradha Madhusudan, Target
  • Tues 11/5 1:15 – 2:30

Wednesday:

S6303 – Why beauty matters

S6703: Using color in your creative work to increase effectiveness and impact

From idea to ink with Dr. Woo

S6704: I have no idea! Where the heck do ideas come from?

  • Xerxes Irani, Principal Creative Director @ Amazon Music
  • Weds 11/6- 2:30 – 3:45 pm
For marketers

Monday:

S6800: How to nail and scale your creative process

  • Dave King, CMO @ Asana
  • Monday 11/4 3:15-4:30

S6713: Driving innovation and change: elevating the role of immersive design at amazon

  • Ross Mckegeney, director of engineering, Adobe
  • Dennis Harrington, design technology leader for Amazon’s UX lab
  • Monday 11/4 5:15-6:30

Tuesday:

S6614: Storytelling structure for social media, promotion, and brand building

S6702: Augmented creativity: emerging platforms that drive the next generation of storytelling

  • Wesley ter Haar, Chief Operating Officer, MediaMonks
  • Tues 11/5 1:15-2:30

S6807: Analytical creativity: the key to successful collaboration with marketing

Wednesday:

S6808: Brand templating- how to get more output in half the time

  • Garrett Jestice, head of marketing @ Lucidpress
  • Weds 11/6 10:15-11:30

S6002: How design is a transformational force for business and culture

  • Mike Rigby, global head of brand transformation @ R/GA
  • Weds 11/6 12:30 -1:45

S6704: I have no idea! Where the heck do ideas come from?

There you go! We hope to see you there. Be sure to come visit us in the Emerging Technology Partner Area at our Tiled kiosk!

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Jeremiah Simpson
Co-founder and VP of Experience