Most Influential Web Designer and Developers
Globally in 2013
Top 10 Men’s Designer and Developers
1. Jeffrey Zeldman

Thi...
2. Douglas Bowman

This developer and designer has worked for some of the heaviest of hitters in the
technology industry i...
3. Collis Ta’eed

This developer is the founder and CEO of Envato, a web development ecosystem designed
to provide tutoria...
4. Vitaly Friedman

One of the founders of Smashing Magazine, Vitaly Friedman has had a hand in building
one of the most r...
5. Matt Mickiewicz

The founder of SitePoint, Mike Mickiewicz is another developer finding success in
helping other develo...
6. Nick La

This developer has his fingers in many pies. He is a web developer himself and his website,
ndesign-studio.com...
7. David Leggett

This developer has been making websites since the age of ten and has since created one of
the most in de...
8. Jacob Gube

Gube runs a website called Six Revisions. While some of his content is technical in nature,
much of the con...
9. Jakob Nielsen

Nicknamed “the king of usability,” Jakob Nielsen is one of the pioneers of UX design. His
research and c...
10. Fabio Sasso

Sasso is a web designer that has worked his way into the elite in the industry. He is
currently employed ...
Top 10 Female Designer and Developers
Female web designers constantly battle to acquire the top spot in web design industr...
2. Meagan Fisher : @owltastic
This part of the article will leave you wishing you were an owl! Can we state the obvious?
W...
4. Rita DeRaedt : @ritaderaedt
A pixel enthusiast, her first copy of Photoshop during her freshman high school year
had le...
6. Siska Flaurensia : @SiskaFlaurensia
The Pixel Princess. Founder of the Squeeze of Lime Studio. She originally came from...
8. Janelle Hitz : @silkychicken
If we had an owl lover, this one is a unique chicken lover! I didn’t have time to contact
...
10. Renee Rist : @RibbonsofRed
Renee Rist is a recipient of the American design award, “Killed Ideas” People Choice
Award ...
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  1. 1. Most Influential Web Designer and Developers Globally in 2013 Top 10 Men’s Designer and Developers 1. Jeffrey Zeldman This developer and designer is considered by many to be the father of millennial web design. The first edition of Designing with Web Standards was released in 2001 and is in its third edition. This book was instrumental in shaping modern design practices. When most people were still designing with tables, Zeldman changed the game by advocating new methods that made huge leaps forward in user experience and elegant design. Twitter : @zeldman Linkedin : www.linkedin.com/in/zeldman Facebook : www.facebook.com/jzeldman Pinterest : www.pinterest.com/zeldman Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. 2. Douglas Bowman This developer and designer has worked for some of the heaviest of hitters in the technology industry including Wired, Google, and Mentus. Throughout his time working at these companies he has maintained his personal website, Stop Design, where he promotes his own work, taking small outside design jobs about which he is passionate. Currently Bowman is the Creative Director at Twitter, making him one of the most influential designers at one of the most influential websites on the internet bar none. His daily decisions affect the experience of millions of users. Twitter : @stop Linkedin : www.linkedin.com/in/stopd Facebook : www.facebook.com/dougbowman Pinterest : www.pinterest.com/stop Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. 3. Collis Ta’eed This developer is the founder and CEO of Envato, a web development ecosystem designed to provide tutorials, resources, and support to new and experienced web developers alike. Envato is a full fledged creative community, and one of the most extensive of its kind on the web. Some web developers influence the internet through innovative applications of emerging technologies. Ta’eed and his company teach millions how to take advantage of those technologies, widening access to powerful web development techniques and creating waves of innovation across the web. Twitter : @collis Linkedin : www.au.linkedin.com/in/collis Slideshare : www.slideshare.net/envato Crunchbase : www.crunchbase.com/person/collis-taeed Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  4. 4. 4. Vitaly Friedman One of the founders of Smashing Magazine, Vitaly Friedman has had a hand in building one of the most read, most talked about blogs on the entire internet, and it’s a web design blog. In addition to the blog, Smashing publishes books to give their readers in depth information on the most cutting edge technologies. The blog covers everything from coding in Javascript, to elite UX design, e-commerce, and even popular do it yourself platforms like WordPress. This website truly has something for everybody in the web design field. Twitter : @smashingmag Slideshare : www.slideshare.net/vitalyfriedman Linkedin : www.linkedin.com/in/vitalyfriedman Facebook : www.facebook.com/vitaly.friedman Quora : www.quora.com/Vitaly-Friedman Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  5. 5. 5. Matt Mickiewicz The founder of SitePoint, Mike Mickiewicz is another developer finding success in helping other developers establish themselves in the industry. Sitepoint helps developers work through both the technical issues of web design, and the professional issues faced especially by freelance developers. SitePoint also delves into ethical questions about web design, and strives to improve the industry as a whole by facilitating discourse centered on fundamental questions such as “should users be allowed to disable javascript on your website?” Twitter : @MattMickiewicz Wikipedia : www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matt_Mickiewicz Crunchbase : www.crunchbase.com/person/matt-mickiewicz Linkedin : www.linkedin.com/pub/matt-mickiewicz/0/981/505 Quora : www.quora.com/Matt-Mickiewicz Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  6. 6. 6. Nick La This developer has his fingers in many pies. He is a web developer himself and his website, ndesign-studio.com, showcases his skills and acts as a portfolio. His Best Web Gallery website is a collection of what he deems to be examples of the top tier web design as it exists on the web today. Web Designer Wall is a website that hosts tutorials that he and other developers and designers have put together, and Icon Doc showcases the art and benefit of stock icons and provides users with advice and strategies for implementing stock icons in their designs. Twitter : @nickla Slideshare : www.slideshare.net/ndesign Linkedin : www.linkedin.com/in/nickla Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  7. 7. 7. David Leggett This developer has been making websites since the age of ten and has since created one of the most in depth web design tutorial websites on the internet. UX Booth is one of his websites, which is one of the top User Experience design communities around. He also has a personal blog, theleggett.com, on which he keeps his followers updated on his personal and professional life in the web design business. Twitter : @TheLeggett Tumblr : www.davidleggett.tumblr.com Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  8. 8. 8. Jacob Gube Gube runs a website called Six Revisions. While some of his content is technical in nature, much of the content on the site is strategic. He seeks to help developers work through some of the major obstacles involved with freelance web design and development. Article topics include identifying bad potential clients, how to solicit and benefit from feedback, and other articles on web design and client management strategies. This is one of the most popular blogs on web design and its influence is great as it is changing the way freelancers work in the industry. Twitter : @sixrevisions Mashable : www.mashable.com/author/jacob-gube Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  9. 9. 9. Jakob Nielsen Nicknamed “the king of usability,” Jakob Nielsen is one of the pioneers of UX design. His research and consulting firm, The Nielsen Norman Group, conducts evidence based user experience research, training and consulting. In an industry that has been defined by the principle of trial and error, Nielsen seeks to provide developers with sure fire ways to increase the usability of their website. The NNG has been at the helm of UX development since 1998 and has had a massive impact on the evolution of one of the most important aspects of web design. Twitter : @NNgrou Wikipedia :www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jakob_Nielsen_(usability_consultant) Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  10. 10. 10. Fabio Sasso Sasso is a web designer that has worked his way into the elite in the industry. He is currently employed by Google, but that does not keep him from running one of the foremost design blogs in the history of the internet. His tutorials on his project Abduzeedo are some of the most sought after design tutorials in the industry. His design experience includes working for major companies including Wired UK, MSNBC, and Digital Arts Magazine. During his two years at Google he has worked on many major projects including Google Wallet, Offers, Shopping, and Ventures. Twitter : @fabiosasso Facebook : www.facebook.com/abduzeedo Linkedin : www.linkedin.com/in/abduzeedo Vimeo : www.vimeo.com/abduzeedo Pinterest : www.pinterest.com/abduzeedo Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  11. 11. Top 10 Female Designer and Developers Female web designers constantly battle to acquire the top spot in web design industry. Though we cannot speak in numbers, recent blog listing posts is clear evidence of the huge difference in the head count of males and females in this industry. The great thing about knowing this statistic is that, though females are considered few in number in web designing, still most of them are reputable. That Will Take Your Breath Away 1. Rina Miele : @honeydesign A full-time freelance creative director, designer, providing: web, UI, logo + identity, and typography design. A lady with a humorous thought. Stalking her Twitter account and an excerpt from one of her interviews proved she really is a fun gal, “I make designs and it’s fun and I’ve been doing it practically my entire life and I like colors and when I grow up I wanna be a supermodel and music is awesome and I love watching anything in HD and I love video games, vinyl toys and Lego™ Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  12. 12. 2. Meagan Fisher : @owltastic This part of the article will leave you wishing you were an owl! Can we state the obvious? Well, she is the Owl Lover. Imagine what would you feel if you were an owl and this charming lady will stick with you forever! 3. Kate Hatchett : @katerbca A young talented designer at hedgehog lab. More than anything else a female’s intelligence outshines all! When she was still a student, Kate was invited to join hedgehog lab because of her amazing design talent. Watch Kate Hatchett change the world through her designs. Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  13. 13. 4. Rita DeRaedt : @ritaderaedt A pixel enthusiast, her first copy of Photoshop during her freshman high school year had lead her to web designing. Why a pixel enthusiast, you say? She has keen eye for details! She is always at her best when designing; that made her a finalist in the .net Awards. 5. Janna Hagan : @_jannalynn The worthy winner of .net young designer of the year 2011. She is the creator of A Student’s Guide to Web design. She believes that real-life skills are the most important abilities to acquire if one wants to a web designer. Her stand and action for what she believes in makes her more desirable. Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  14. 14. 6. Siska Flaurensia : @SiskaFlaurensia The Pixel Princess. Founder of the Squeeze of Lime Studio. She originally came from the marketing and sales industry. Her solid experience in that field made her more viable in branding, digital design, E-commerce and SEO, web development and hosting. Getting personal, she’s a pretty girl who loves to travel, sing in the car and eat red velvet cupcakes. Siska’s lovely works. 7. Milica Sekulic : The CSS Princess. I salute Milica for believing in girl power. She launched the website CSSPrincess to support women who wish to pursue a web designing career. Let’s know more about Milica. Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  15. 15. 8. Janelle Hitz : @silkychicken If we had an owl lover, this one is a unique chicken lover! I didn’t have time to contact her and ask if she loves eating chicken or having them as pets. This is an honest curiosity of mine. 9. Hillary Hopper : @HillaryHopper Hillary was one of the nominees of Top 50 designers on Design Shack. She is a user interface designer for mobile games and applications. View Hillary’s portfolio to be inspired. Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.
  16. 16. 10. Renee Rist : @RibbonsofRed Renee Rist is a recipient of the American design award, “Killed Ideas” People Choice Award and Ohio Country Park Website award.Visit her website and learn the deep meaning of Ribbons of Red – her portfolio and blog in one. Copyright © 2013 Team Mango Media Private Limited. All rights reserved.

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