Free STC Member-Only Sponsored Webinar: Improve Screenshots Using Simplified User Interface (SUI)

Speakers

Andrea Perry
Instructional Designer, TechSmith
Kelly Mullins
Localization Coordinator
Brean Pavlinak
Graphic/Web Designer

Start

February 8, 2018 - 2:00 PM

End

February 8, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Improve Screenshots Using Simplified User Interface (SUI)

Most technical communicators know that visuals add value to documentation and support, but the harsh reality is that cost, time, and creative effort often deter us from enhancing content with images and video. There is a solution, though, that empowers content professionals to leverage the helpfulness of visuals without a lot of increase in cost and effort and it’s the art of creating simplified user interface (SUI) graphics.

Join me for this practical one-hour webinar. We will discuss the importance of simplifying visuals for the sake of the learning experience; the time, cost, and process advantages; and the design best practices for turning screenshots into SUI graphics.

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