#btconf Düsseldorf, Germany 20 - 22 Nov 2011

Naomi Atkinson

Naomi is a designer and illustrator passionate about creating beautiful, intuitive user experiences for the web and mobile. Active in the design industry for almost a decade, she has held senior positions at three leading brand, web, and advertising agencies in London with world renowned clients such as Audi, British Telecom, Macmillan Cancer Support and Aviva.

She's a regular contributor to .net magazine and been nominated as Designer of the Year in this year’s awards. An avid photographer and gallery-goer, Naomi is co-founder of web animation startup Animatable, runs her own design studio in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

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Going Beyond

Being a true success in your art, industry, or day to day job requires pushing beyond what comes easily and naturally to you. It’s about making yourself stand out in an otherwise endless crowd of others striving for the same.

I’m going to look at how people stand tall in an industry distanced far from ours – the land of celebrity. What behaviors and patterns can we learn from their successes, and how can we bring this into our everyday work ethic?