Clarissa Peterson

Clarissa Peterson

Clarissa Peterson is a UX and digital strategy consultant based in Calgary, Canada. She frequently speaks at tech and design conferences on topics such as responsive design, mobile strategy, and user experience. She also teaches in the web developer fast track program at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). Clarissa is the author of Learning Responsive Web Design: A Beginner's Guide (O'Reilly Media).

Vancouver 2017 sessions

Creating Forms that Users Won't Hate

English session - Beginner

In this session, you'll learn the correct way to write the HTML for a form to make sure it is accessible, understandable, and shows up correctly in the browser. You'll learn how to validate form data and provide useful error messages. You'll see some tricks for using CSS to make your forms look great on the screen. And you'll find out what you need to do to make sure your forms work correctly and are easy to use on mobile devices.

Designing for Users: How to Create a Better User Experience

English session - Beginner

Developers often have to make decisions that will affect the usability of the finished site, such as choosing appropriate input types, maximizing performance, and including accessibility features. Learn to think like a user and uncover usability problems that might not be apparent at first glance. Hear some tips make your site more usable and accessible. User experience isn't just for designers to think about.

Montreal 2016 sessions

Montreal 2015 sessions