Maker Series

Be inspired.

We’ll bring today’s industry leaders to you.

Workshop Description

The Build Right: Maker Series brings relevant voices to the forefront through down-to-earth conversations about real-life experience along with “anything-goes” interactions. You’ll have an opportunity to spend the day learning from an industry leader—and enjoy a lunch and happy hour together.

2018 Events

Having doubts?

Check out Why You Should Attend the Maker Series.

June 7, 2018
Modern Web Development
The Gritty Details

Maker Series Promise

We promise you’ll leave inspired, full of new ideas to take back to your organization or team, and ready to tackle your next challenge.

The Maker Series events are held in the Sparkbox training space at 123 Webster Street, Dayton, Ohio.

Join us for an inspirational time.

Directions From I-75

Take I-75 S to exit 54B (Ohio 4 N) toward Springfield/Webster St/Keowee St. Keep right at the fork, and follow signs for Webster St/Keowee St N. Turn right onto Webster St. Sparkbox is located in the Firefly Building at 123 Webster St. Dayton OH 45402.

Directions From I-70

Take exit 33A (I-75 S) toward Dayton. Take exit 54B (Ohio 4 N) toward Springfield/Webster St/Keowee St. Keep right at the fork, and follow signs for Webster St/Keowee St N. Turn right onto Webster St. Sparkbox is located in the Firefly Building at 123 Webster St. Dayton OH 45402.

Local Hotels

Past Maker Series Workshops

October 26, 2017
Designing and Creating Effective Web Animation
August 17, 2017
Let's Build a Website
June 29, 2017
Banish Your Inner Critic
November 10, 2016
Implementing Progressive Enhancement
September 22, 2016
The Multidevice Mambo: Great Experiences Across Gadgets
June 23, 2016
SUX—Search User Experience
May 19, 2016
Observing and Understanding Users for UX Insights
April 28, 2016
A Unified Theory of Fitness
February 25, 2016
An Introduction to Wearables
November 5, 2015
Responsive Design
October 1, 2015
Design Workflow
August 27, 2015
Content Strategy for Mobile
June 4, 2015
Designing with Data
April 23, 2015
Performance Budgets
March 26, 2015
Working With Atomic Design
December 4, 2014
The UX of Meetings
October 30, 2014
Design Workflow
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Maker Series

Be inspired.

We’ll bring today’s industry leaders to you.

Workshop Description

The Build Right: Maker Series brings relevant voices to the forefront through down-to-earth conversations about real-life experience along with “anything-goes” interactions. You’ll have an opportunity to spend the day learning from an industry leader—and enjoy a lunch and happy hour together.

Having doubts?

Check out Why You Should Attend the Maker Series.

June 7, 2018
Modern Web Development
The Gritty Details

Maker Series Promise

We promise you’ll leave inspired, full of new ideas to take back to your organization or team, and ready to tackle your next challenge.

The Maker Series events are held in the Sparkbox training space at 123 Webster Street, Dayton, Ohio.

Join us for an inspirational time.

Directions From I-75

Take I-75 S to exit 54B (Ohio 4 N) toward Springfield/Webster St/Keowee St. Keep right at the fork, and follow signs for Webster St/Keowee St N. Turn right onto Webster St. Sparkbox is located in the Firefly Building at 123 Webster St. Dayton OH 45402.

Directions From I-70

Take exit 33A (I-75 S) toward Dayton. Take exit 54B (Ohio 4 N) toward Springfield/Webster St/Keowee St. Keep right at the fork, and follow signs for Webster St/Keowee St N. Turn right onto Webster St. Sparkbox is located in the Firefly Building at 123 Webster St. Dayton OH 45402.

Local Hotels

Past Maker Series Workshops

October 26, 2017
Designing and Creating Effective Web Animation
August 17, 2017
Let's Build a Website
June 29, 2017
Banish Your Inner Critic
November 10, 2016
Implementing Progressive Enhancement
September 22, 2016
The Multidevice Mambo: Great Experiences Across Gadgets
June 23, 2016
SUX—Search User Experience
May 19, 2016
Observing and Understanding Users for UX Insights
April 28, 2016
A Unified Theory of Fitness
February 25, 2016
An Introduction to Wearables
November 5, 2015
Responsive Design
October 1, 2015
Design Workflow
August 27, 2015
Content Strategy for Mobile
June 4, 2015
Designing with Data
April 23, 2015
Performance Budgets
March 26, 2015
Working With Atomic Design
December 4, 2014
The UX of Meetings
October 30, 2014
Design Workflow