Discussion Archive: November 2008

25 Nov 2008 - 12:26pm
Jodi Przybysz

[JOB] Creative Director - BarkleyREI, Pittsburgh, PA - Full-time

BarkleyREI, a subsidiary of Barkley, the nation's largest employee owned agency, is looking for a Creative Director.


Ensuring that BarkleyREI creative concepts and designs are strategic, effective and cutting-edge.

Driving BarkleyREI creative concepts and designs that are consistently fresh and unique - Accomplishes this through leadership of the creative department.

Contribute designs when appropriate or necessary.

Interact with other company management and participate in business planning, budgeting, and policy.

25 Nov 2008 - 12:01pm
Beau Gould

[JOB] Head of UX, San Francisco | Relo OK

Job Title: Head of User Experience
Location: San Francisco - Relocation assistance provided
Duration: Full Time/Permanent
Salary: 150-190k

Our client is home to a new type of search that makes it easy to find
subjective information. Starting in early 2008 the company raised seed
financing from a number of premier angel investors and carefully grew a
high-caliber engineering team. Today, the company includes founders from
more than a half-dozen successful startups, four AI Ph.D.s, and engineers
from Silicon Valley's major technology companies.

25 Nov 2008 - 11:40am
7 years ago
2 replies

100 Ideas for Envisioning Powerful, Engaging, and Productive User Experiences in Knowledge Work

Just came across this, thought it might be of use to practitioners
putting forward a UX agenda in their organisation. The target reader
appears to be non-practitioners, the language used is open and should
be generally comprehendible. That said, the breadth of practices &
methodologies covered is very wide. For those with a well established
team, I think this document may prove very useful as a reference for
backing up design decisions.

"Working through Screens is a reference for product teams creating new
or iteratively improved applications for thinking work.

25 Nov 2008 - 12:52am
Steve Baty

UX Book Club: looking for shows of interest and feedback

Apologies for the cross-posting

I'm thinking of starting up a UX Book Club in Sydney. The group would meet
once a month (1 - see below), and would come together to discuss a
particular UX book.

24 Nov 2008 - 4:37pm
7 years ago
5 replies

Retain "obvious" instructions?

I've been working on a redesign of the web-based user interface for a
personal health record platform, and I began to wonder -- do I need to
retain the one-line instruction that seems to be on the top of every major
data listing (medications, lab tests, immunizations, etc.):

"Click any item in the list to see more detail" (or something similar
to that effect)

The title of each list item is hyperlinked with underlined, blue text.

I guess the bigger questions are:

Do I assume my users' basic browsing abilities at my own peril?
Does even a basic task of web usage need to be fi

24 Nov 2008 - 3:22pm
Charlie Kreitzberg

Two Jobs Available in Connecticut

Hi All:

I am posting these two jobs at the request of a colleage. If interested,
please respond directly to:

Guillermo Merino, Director Information Technology Division

The Cambridge Group Ltd

Phone: 800-525-3396 Ext.

24 Nov 2008 - 3:05pm
Jason Randall

JOB: Interaction Designer, Santa Barbara, CA, AppFolio, Inc., Full Time

*UX Interaction Designer at AppFolio*
Santa Barbara, Ca
Full Time: Permanent

Want the best of both worlds: stability but with a start-up? How about the
opportunity to make a huge impact within a dedicated and experienced team?

Appfolio is looking for an Interaction Designer to firmly establish user
centered design as a foundational element of all our products. The
Interaction Designer will take on a position of leadership within a fast
paced, hungry team working to bring the power of well designed SaaS products
to a multitude of vertical industries.

24 Nov 2008 - 5:26am
Andy Polaine

Psychology video clips

Hi all,

There's a great web site of psychology clips my wife (a psychologist)
just found - http://www.psychclips.co.uk/

I'm sure this stuff is all around the web, but now its concentrated in
one place. Everything from Milgram's experiments through to cognition,
autism, etc., etc.

23 Nov 2008 - 5:49pm

Annual NYC UX Community Holiday Party: Tues. Dec. 16, 2008

It's time once again to join with your peers and meet new friends at the
Annual NYC UX Community Holiday Party.

22 Nov 2008 - 5:32pm
Nancy Falkenburg

job:: Director of Customer Experience/San Diego, California/FTE

This is a newly-created position based in our San Diego location, reporting to the Vice President of Customer Experience Development.

nancy Falkenburg
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Email: nancy_falkenburg at intuit.com
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