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Xwerx is Ireland's leading User Experience (UX) design agency.

We believe in innovation through design. We help organisations build the best experience possible for their digital products.

We offer a range of services including usability reviews, persona development, customer journey mapping, wireframe & prototype development, data analysis, and can provide our usability lab for all your testing requirements.

We're always on the hunt for brilliant people to join our expanding team. If you share our passion for UX, check out our vacancies.


Iterate is a research-focused and results-driven digital agency based in Dublin. We craft user-friendly digital experiences, from websites to fully featured web applications. Founded just over 6 years ago, we have successfully delivered over 250 solutions for our partners such as Saint-Gobain, 123.IE, Liberty Insurance and Maynooth University.

We offer a range of services including research, user testing, website audits, UX design, graphic design, strategy, digital marketing and website development.

We are always on the lookout for talented designers and developers and we're currently hiring a Business Development Manager. Drop us an email at hello@iterate.ie.


Zero-G is a brand strategy and design agency based in Dublin, Ireland. We partner with organisations and enterprises from around the world to help them change, connect, innovate and grow. We are optimists who believe there is always the possibility of making things better.

UX Training

UX Training is a specialist provider of user experience and design thinking training. Our mission is to help organisations, teams and individuals make better software and services through user-centred design.


Frontend.com is an international UX design consultancy based in Dublin, Ireland. Founded in 1998, we have been at the forefront of UX design for almost 2 decades, in that time we have shaped how everyday people engage with a broad spectrum of new technologies and services. Our global client base spans the worlds of finance, software, consumer products and medicine and our work has helped transform products, services and organisation around the world.

The key to creating effective user experiences stems from understanding users. Our approach puts the end user at the heart of the design process ensuring the end result meets their needs. From in-depth research and collaborative design methods, to user testing and formal human factors validation, we involve users at all stages of our process.

Our experienced team combines the skill-sets of cognitive psychology, business analysis and design thinking to create truly user-centred solutions. Over the last two decades our work has won numerous awards on the world stage, most recently at the IX Awards in New York for our work on the future vision of migrant healthcare which was carried out in collaboration with the UN Migrant Group.

See www.frontend.com for further details or email mail@frontend.com


TalentHub is a highly specialised team of Headhunters and Recruiters that works across all industry sectors. We specialise in roles for Digital Marketing, E-commerce, Technology, Data & UX/UI Design.

Our consultants have 20+ experience resulting in deep sectorial knowledge with extensive contact books. This experience, combined with a personal touch is crucial given the best people have to be headhunted in the current market.

What makes us unique is that we take care of both clients and candidates. From a client perspective, our service mirrors that of an executive search firm, from a candidate’s perspective we are akin to a career coach.

Discover how TalentHub can enhance your career or deliver high-quality talent for your business by visiting TalentHub.ie.

Jameson Whiskey

Founded in 1780, Jameson is Triple Distilled, Twice as Smooth and is the number 1 selling Irish whiskey in the world today.

Rosenfeld Media

Rosenfeld Media provides deep user experience design expertise in the formats you need: 25 books, over 50 workshops, and consulting from dozens of the field's top experts.

Organised by IxDA Dublin members and volunteers.

Video recording and photography by Long Lost Designs


7pm, Wed November 8th, 2017


The Sugar Club


12 Speakers

How Long?

Each Speaker has 20 Slides, and 15 seconds a slide.
(5 Min per Speaker)


Free (Thanks to sponsors)


This event is not ticketed. First come first served. Show up early.

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