Kevin Clark (Design Lead at Shopify, CA)
Topics: Dark UX Patterns, UI Design

MOBX 2017 Speaker

MOBX 2017 speaker: Kevin Clark
Kevin Clark

Kevin Clark is a Design Lead at Shopify. As a self-taught designer, sharing is part of his DNA. Having led the redesign of the checkout process that is used by over 300,000 online stores, Kevin has spent the last few years designing experiences at scale. On top of his day job, Kevin frequently mentors young designers and shares his passion with them.

He organizes the Montreal Design Club which brings designers from different fields together.

Kevin is also the co-host of Layout, a weekly podcast where he talks about design and technology in a thoughtful way. He truly believes that people can be empowered to do great things through intuitive design solutions.


  • UI Design
  • Dark Patterns
  • Best Practices

MOBX 2017 presentation

Defense against the Dark Patterns.

Design is a very powerful tool. While it can be used for good it’s also often used to persuade users to do what you want them to do: click a link, subscribe to a newsletter, buy your products. But because you can doesn’t always mean you should. As a designer it can sometimes be difficult to push back against these practices. In this talk you’ll learn how to identify the different types of Dark Patterns, see how they’re even sometimes used by designers with the best intentions and learn how to convince your boss that they’re bad for business.

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