Breakout session
Tuesday, May 22
2:25–3:15 p.m.
Room BC

Writing for buttons (and everything else): How UX teams can craft stronger copy

Andrew Schmidt

Done well, UX writing can bring both approachability and humanity to even the most technical software. So let’s do it well.

In a quick 45 minutes, we’ll do a top-to-toes study of UX writing. It all starts with microcopy — and some helpful rules for writing it — before we zoom out to cover working with designers, crafting user flows, and establishing a UX writing team.

Come for the GIFs, stay for the hard-earned insights. There are many.

In this talk, you’ll learn how to:

  • Create better user interface messages.
  • Work side-by-side with designers to solve UX problems.
  • Choose the right terminology for new features.
  • Advocate for UX writing within your organization.
Andrew SchmidtAndrew Schmidt

Senior Product Writer, Slack

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