Andromeda Galactic Solutions CTO Speaks About Accessibility Martine Dowden gives a presentation about how to make websites accessible
Martine Dowden, the Founder and CTO of Andromeda Galactic Solutions will be speaking on the UI Mondays: We Love Accessibility Twitch stream. Martine’s talk, titled Accessible Forms, will discuss making sure your fields are appropriately labeled, handling check marks and radio buttons, the value of hints to guide your users, keyboard accessibility, validation, and some testing options. Martine Dowden will be speaking at 10:40am EST, with a Q&A immediately following.
An award winning CTO, UX/UI Designer and Developer, International Speaker, and author, Martine focuses on web interfaces that are beautiful, functional, accessible, and usable. She approaches user experience from both art and science, drawing from her degrees in psychology and visual communications. She has worked as a developer, artist, educator, and consultant since 2005. In 2015, she published a children’s book, Programming Languages ABC++ 2016. She then went on to write Approachable Accessibility: Planning for Success, which was released in June 2019 and Architecting CSS: The Programmer’s Guide to Effective Stylesheets in 2020. Currently, she is the CTO at Andromeda Galactic Solutions where she continues to learn, work on, and share her passion for front end development. You can find her on Twitter, Twitch, GitHub, Youtube, Linkedin, and she has her own website.
About Andromeda Galactic Solutions Founded in 2015, Andromeda Galactic Solutions has a mission to facilitate connections between people in an ethical, accessible way, using technology when necessary. The company was created to address community issues through a unique combination of technology and services, believing that sustainable companies should generate net social gain with every product and service offered. You may learn more about Andromeda on their website, AndromedaGalactic.com.
Founder & CTO
Martine Dowden has degrees in both Psychology, and Design and Visual Communications, which she uses to develop amazing user experiences and user interfaces. She specializes in web accessibility, and has years of experience in leadership, marketing, design, and development. In addition to being the CTO of Andromeda, Martine is also an international conference speaker, a published author, is a Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies and a Microsoft MVP in Developer Technologies.