Welcome to IxDA San Francisco!

IxDA SF is the San Francisco chapter of the global Interaction Design Association (IxDA). Serving a community of over 10,000 designers, researchers and strategists around the Bay Area, IxDA SF hosts a wide range of design-focused talks and social events throughout the year.

Once you join, you are considered a member (we charge no membership fee – ever), and will get access to special announcements, event discounts, and more.

Join IxDA SF Mentorship Program!

If you are excited about mentoring or looking for support in your UX journey we want to hear from you

Mentoring is a growth opportunity for both people involved in the relationship and we are excited to connect folks who are looking for support to help navigate challenges, or are hoping to make a bigger impact as a coach or mentor.

Express your interest in joining the program!

We are planning to run the program for 3 months and we expect from our mentors to spend from 2 to 4 hours per month mentoring. As a mentor you will get featured on our website and…

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Almost 80 people from 9 countries have joined us for an online Lunch & Learn speaker series with Indi Young.

In this mini-workshop Indi taught us how to build self-awareness and humility into the way we approach design research and communication in general. She showed us how to recognize the parts of what we are hearing so we become aware of what is going through our own mind as we listen.

We are glad to share with you a recording of the workshop. The last 30 min of the event participants spent in breakout rooms practicing their new skills.

We encourage you to do exercises with your colleague or a family member as you can’t master the listening skill just by learning what the rules are, you actually have to do it!…

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We'd love to hear from you!

IxDA SF has grown to a community of over 10,000 design professionals and people interested in design (incl. 5000+ members on this site alone, and more on social media).

Interested in becoming a volunteer? We are always glad to have more help!

Volunteers and contributors help us with event organization, workshops, blog posts, web design, video production, special projects, program planning, and more.