Discussion Archive: November 2008

20 Nov 2008 - 2:39am
Theresa Singh

[JOB] Recruiter: Web Application UI Designer in Truckee, CA (full-time)

Our client is a rapidly growing, privately-held company located near Lake Tahoe in the mountain resort town of Truckee, Calif. Cultivating the highest levels of customer ethics, they serve as a trusted partner for customers across the mortgage and lending industries. They use the most progressive technologies available and human, hands-on analytics to deliver highly accurate and reliable tools, including Broker Price Opinions (BPOs), Appraisals, and Value Reconciliations.

19 Nov 2008 - 11:09pm
7 years ago
1 reply
MJ Broadbent

[Event] DETAILS: Wed. December 10 -- IxDA NYC's David Malouf and guests discuss

Please join us at a very special December event:

IxDA co-founder David Malouf and guest colleagues will engage the NYC
community in a discussion of the state of interaction design today.
Topics covered will include General IxD Practice, Sketching and
Prototyping, Education, Richness and Openness, and Defining The Damn

19 Nov 2008 - 8:00pm
Bobby Morgan


FILTER is working with a major game design company located in downtown
Seattle. Seeking a talented Motion Graphics Designer that thrives in
fun, casual environments. Experience a plus, but at the end of the day
what really matters is a visually engaging portfolio (and mad 3D Studio
Max skills). Online portfolio required.


19 Nov 2008 - 7:32pm
7 years ago
1 reply
Theresa Singh

[JOB] Recruiter: Senior User Interaction Designer @ Social Media Start-up in SF (full-time)

UxStation is seeking a Senior User Interaction Designer to improve existing and create new designs for our client's social search products. The right candidate will have specialized in visual design of consumer software products, with significant web-based experience. This software platform also requires extending the core concept into a variety of exciting and challenging media platforms.

This is a premier bay area startup with a rockstar management team that includes experienced entrepreneurs, ex-Google engineers, and a philosophy professor working together in downtown San Francisco.

19 Nov 2008 - 6:25pm
7 years ago
3 replies
Daniel J. Wilson

Jeff Han's multi-touch work featured on The Daily Show

Last night's (November 18) Daily Show featured an amusing interview
with Jeff Han and the Perceptive Pixel multi-touch screens used by CNN
during their election campaign coverage.

Daniel J. Wilson

19 Nov 2008 - 2:10pm
7 years ago
11 replies
Loren Baxter

Readability of Reverse Color Text

Hey all,

Reverse color text (white text on a black background) seems to come up in
our discussions from time to time, and usually someone chimes in that it's
less readable. However, I know quite a few programmers who switch their
editors to a reverse color scheme due to eyestrain, including myself.

19 Nov 2008 - 1:35pm
Tony Tulathimutte

In search of remote UX professionals

We're looking for remote user research experts for our upcoming book with
Rosenfeld Media, titled, shockingly, "Remote Research." Are you handy with
UserVue, Keynote, WebEx, UserZoom, OptimalSort, or MindCanvas (RIP)?

19 Nov 2008 - 10:56am
7 years ago
1 reply
Tomas Garcia Ferrari

Moderation queue


Knowing that this is maybe inapropiated, I couldn't find another way
of asking.

I am subscribed to the IxDA Digest. Therefore, I receive threads of

19 Nov 2008 - 9:08am
Itamar Medeiros

IxDA Shanghai Face-to-Face Meeting: BRING YOUR CAMERAS!

Quick update on our Face-to-face meeting next week: Nan-Xiang Sheng --
Senior User Research for HP -- will talk about the user research work HP is
doing in Shanghai! And don't forget to bring your cameras: HP will provide a
few printers for us to try out their photo-quality printing features during
the event!

Hope to see you all there next week,

{ Itamar Medeiros } IxDA Local Coordinator, Shanghai

The Interaction Design Association (IxDA) is a
member-supported organization committed to serving
the needs of the international interaction design

19 Nov 2008 - 8:48am
7 years ago
1 reply

Google goes ACD?

No, the other ACD - Audience Centered Design (o;

"Google remains driven by engineers but there has to be a shift in the
development process, which will be led by the Creative Labs group"


Sounds like an in-house agency with the 'freedom to create things on
a whim' and hopes drive the direction of product development.

I'm left thinking that someone at google isnt on the right koolaid...