Columbia, SC – Kris Black, front-end designer and developer with user experience consulting firm truematter, will speak to local high school students at Code Camp, put on by the Carolina Alliance for Technology (CAT). His presentation will be this upcoming Saturday, October 14, 2017.

Kris will talk to the students about the knowledge he’s gained through his work in interactive design and the importance of focusing on user experience. He will speak about his career and give students advice for creating their own success.

“I’m excited to speak with our next generation of coders about the importance of user experience design,” says Kris. “I can’t wait to show them the role they will play in improving people’s lives through their creations.”

The CAT program is run by Engenuity and provides opportunities for students at Ridge Field and Westwood High Schools to learn about careers in their area of interest. Learn more at

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