Editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine, an online magazine for professional Web designers and developers.
Web designers used to be bashed for doing “simple”, unexciting work that pretty much everybody could do, including neighbour’s nephew. Things have changed, and being web designer today is an exciting, promising opportunity with good prospects. In this talk, Vitaly will be looking back, speaking about his own experiences, successes, mistakes and failures and how recovering from them helped make his work better and more successful. You might also learn a few nifty tricks on convincing clients and stakeholders in complex, and important, projects.