College of Imaging Arts and Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology alumnus Jason Blythe is scheduled to give a lecture from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday March 7 in University Gallery in the latest installment of the Fram Speaker Series.
Blythe is a user experience designer for Google who graduated from RIT with an MFA in computer graphics design (now visual communication design) in 2005. He also earned his BFA in graphic design from RIT in 2002.
For his presentation, Blythe will walk through the design process and complexity of the 2016 redesign of Google’s desktop search experience — a project he led and initiated. He is also slated to cover the research, data and design thinking that impacted the launch.
Prior to the lecture and reception, Blythe is slated to visit School of Design classes as part of his multi-day visit.
The Eugene H. Fram Chair in Critical Thinking was funded in 2011 by an anonymous RIT alumnus who donated $3 million to honor the former Warren McClure Research Professor of Marketing in the Saunders College of Business. The initiative allows RIT to support and grow applied critical thinking.