Profile

Cover photo
Brenton Klik
Works at Applied Security
Attended SUNY IT
Lives in Reston, VA
506,175 views
AboutPostsPhotos

Stream

Brenton Klik

Shared publicly  - 
 
 
A conversation about design
/by +Nadya Direkova  #design   #io14    

At Google I/O this year, we will have sessions and workshops focused on design, geared for designers and developers who are interested in design. We're looking forward to exchanging ideas with you both at the conference and online afterwards. Remember, registration is open until Friday.
1
Add a comment...

Brenton Klik

Shared publicly  - 
 
Making the user wait, is an opportunity to have fun. Don't just give them a lame spinner/throbber.
 
Cloud syncing animation for an upcoming awesome app - first draft. Yay or nay?

The files are dropping because the app is downloading/syncing the file from your cloud service, rather than sync from your phone to the cloud.

When the user touch on the cloud, there will be more items dropping from the cloud - just for fun.

#AndroidDesign   #Android   #UI   #UX  
9
Cooper Faust's profile photoCasey Yates's profile photoBrenton Klik's profile photo
3 comments
 
+Casey Yates, who says I'm not. Huh? HUH? Wuba-luba-dub-dub!
Add a comment...

Brenton Klik

Shared publicly  - 
 
I Can't Click That Buy Button.
6
Add a comment...
 
#firstworldproblems

Window's keeps covertly updating my audio driver, which tanks the sound quality of my speakers.
1
Chad Mosley's profile photo
 
I've been getting this too. Every so often I have to turn the volume all the way up to hear anything. 
Add a comment...

Brenton Klik

Shared publicly  - 
 
What a fantastic Vodafone ad!
Two Dutch nans with completely different outlooks on life take to the skies on their #First ever flight.
1
Add a comment...

Brenton Klik

Shared publicly  - 
 
Dammit. After +Matias Duarte's talk about the amount of deasign this year at Google I/O, I really hope I get that Golden Ticket.
 
"You'll absolutely need a screen... but you'll need more than one."
Matias Duarte helped design the T-Mobile Sidekick, the Helio Ocean, and Palm's webOS. Now, he directs the look and feel of Google's Android operating system. He's probably not the guy you'd expect...
1
Add a comment...

Brenton Klik

Shared publicly  - 
 
Welp, Here's Hoping…
6
Brian Sanders's profile photo
 
Good luck!
Add a comment...

Brenton Klik

Shared publicly  - 
 
Spoiler? Pah-lease.
I knew that more than five years ago.

In the words of Steve Urkel: "Good lord, read a book."
3
Bryan Hughes's profile photoBrian Sanders's profile photoBrenton Klik's profile photo
4 comments
Add a comment...

Brenton Klik

Shared publicly  - 
 
Stateless Design

In an emergency, fine motor control, and your ability to process information breaks down. This is why nuclear power plant control panels look as they do. Nothing has state. Each section has a specific purpose. Buttons and are large and spaced out. If there's a computer screen, it serves one purpose, and get's it's own mouse.

It may look daunting and confusing. But, in reality, it's designed for absolute simplicity.
4
1
Benoît Lubek's profile photoLauren O'Meara's profile photo
 
Where is Homer? ;-) 
Add a comment...
Story
Tagline
Designer, Developer, Gamer, Android Fanboy
Introduction
Brenton Klik is an Interaction Designer in the Washington DC area. He designs interfaces and experiences for web, mobile, and desktop platforms.

Over the years, Brenton has worked for Carrier Corporation, SAP America, and others to create rich instructional applications, project management solutions, and web based applications. Recently, he has perused interactions in the mobile space, such as data entry and communication.
Education
  • SUNY IT
    Computer Science, 2001
Links
Other profiles
Contributor to
Work
Occupation
Interaction Designer
Skills
Graphic Design (Drawing, Photoshop), Software Design (Persona, Mockups, User Testing), Web Application Development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript), Android Development (Java, XML, SQL)
Employment
  • Applied Security
    present
  • SAP AG
  • Carrier Corporation
  • Riverwalk Communications
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Reston, VA
Previously
West Chester, PA - Syracuse, NY - Rochester, NY
Apps with Google+ Sign-in