Never has it been easier to come up with an innovative product idea and deliver it to the world. This February, Portable is proud to present Product Design 2012. In a two hour salon style presentation we will be exploring the complexities of conceiving, designing, funding and launching online products to an international audience.
We’ll be joined by Leni Mayo, founding investor of 99designs, the world’s largest online marketplace for crowdsourced graphic design, and Shainiel Deo, CEO of the game design house Halfbrick, who’s behind some of the world’s most popular mobile game apps. Both will draw upon their own success stories in designing products for international audiences while also highlighting the most important global trends in product design.
The Portable Talks series has been especially curated for creative individuals and companies wanting to make the leap into designing online products for international audiences. Designed to be a conversation, the event will run through the main points of starting and scaling a product business, from conception to investment and future planning. In doing so, Portable Talks will provide a comprehensive forum for networking with designers, product developers, technologist, entrepreneurs and investors.
Please note, previous Portable events have sold out so book early in your city to ensure your place.
Shainiel Deo has over 10 years years experience in various roles in the IT industry with over 7 years in game development. He successfully developed a number of titles from start tocompletion on different hardware platforms including console game development across multiple platforms (nintendo DS, Sony PSP, GBA, XBOX, PS2, GCN).
Shainiel’s current roles include CEO of Halfbrick Studios and serving on the Board of the Game Developers Association of Australia (GDAA). He was formerly the President of Electronic Games Queensland.
Leni is an investor in sitepoint.com, 99designs.com, flippa.com and a co-founder of learnable.com – part of an online marketplace and media companies based in Melbourne, Australia.
Tuesday 14th of February, 3pm
The Edge, State Library of Queensland
Wednesday 15th of February, 3pm
Museum of Sydney (TBC), Phillip and Bridge Streets
Thursday 16th of February, 3pm
Australian Centre of the Moving Image, Federation Square
For more information please contact Madeleine on [email protected] or (02) 9380 9488.