User Experience Designer, Prototyper, Google (AR/VR)
Alesha Unpingco designs for both virtual and augmented reality as a user experience (UX) designer on the Google Daydream team. Prior to Daydream, she designed interactive experiences for various Google Ads & Commerce tools; led UX work for clients like Honda, Acura, and Intuit at Rubin Postaer and Associates; and applied design thinking methodologies to advance social good in startups, nonprofits, and higher ed. Alesha earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.
AR is an entirely new medium with an entirely new set of design challenges and opportunities. This session will cover everything Google has learned so far about AR design, presented as a set of specific best practices. Topics will include volumetric interfaces, object placement, scene understanding, and designing for all users.