Discussion Archive: September 2009

23 Sep 2009 - 5:49am
Daylan White

JOB Lead User Experience Designer at Hotels.com.uk (Expedia.com.uk)

Purpose of the Role

Hotels.com EMEA is looking to hire a Lead User Experience Designer to
join our team on a full time basis. The role will work within the
Hotels.com User Experience team to lead a team of User Experience
Designers in distilling user research and business objectives into
functional and interface specifications/prototypes. The Lead IxD / IA
will work with a cross-functional team of Product Managers, Program
Managers, Creative Designers, Design Technologists and Java
Developers to produce compelling and fun experiences for our

23 Sep 2009 - 5:39am
7 years ago
2 replies
William Hudson

The point of personas

I was at the Accessibility 2.0 conference in London yesterday and came
across some confusion over personas and accessibility.

23 Sep 2009 - 1:23am
Kathryn Whitenton

EVENT: InfoCamp Seattle 2009 -- Oct 10 & 11

Join us on October 10 & 11 for InfoCamp Seattle 2009!

At InfoCamp Seattle, the third annual unconference for people interested in
user experience
and information design, anyone who participates can propose a session.
But we also invite special guests from academia and industry to kick things
off each morning.

We are excited to announce the invited speakers for InfoCamp Seattle 2009:
- Axel Roesler, Assistant Professor for Interaction Design at the
University of Washington School of Art
- Vanessa Fox, search engine optimization expert, writer and consultant

Learn more about Axel and Vane

22 Sep 2009 - 9:07pm
6 years ago
15 replies
Grady Kelly

Microsoft Courier ...

Any of you see this yet?


I like the organic feel of the video. Typically they do product visions
like this that at the end, you would think were production ready.

Grady Kelly
grady at gradykelly.com

22 Sep 2009 - 6:31pm
Elizabeth Bacon

Conan project update - implementation phase begins

Hello IxDA,

I'd like to announce the posting of a Conan status report, i.e., an
IxDA website redesign project update. Please visit:


for the latest haps; and if you can, please consider volunteering to
help out with Drupal theming!

Liz / IxDA Vice-President & Conan lead

22 Sep 2009 - 5:26pm

REMINDER: PhillyCHI Meeting - Happy Cog: Using Design to Solve Our Client’s Problems

PhillyCHI Meeting - Using Design to Solve Our Client’s Problems, Each
Step of the Way - Wednesday, September 23

Please join us as the team from Happy Cog East talks design, business,
and group hugs.

22 Sep 2009 - 5:09pm
7 years ago
1 reply
Patrick Barrett

[JOB] UI/Product Designer | Austin TX | Bazaarvoice | Full Time

Bazaarvoice (www.bazaarvoice.com), voted 2009’s the best place to work
in Austin, has an immediate opening for an experienced UI/Product
Designer to join our growing team.

22 Sep 2009 - 4:08pm

Reminder: IxDA at the Shake Shack, Wed. Sept. 24

School is back in session but there is still time left to play!

Join IxDA NYC for some interactive discussion and last-of-summer fun
at the Shake Shack in Madison Square Park on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Look
for our IxDA teal-colored balloons. Microsoft will also be on hand to
hand out some goodies to promote the recent launch of Expression
Studio 3.

No RSVP needed -- the event is open to everyone! Show up, enjoy some
tasty summer treats, and help us send summer off with a bang!

22 Sep 2009 - 4:04pm
Joanne Weaver

JOB: NYC: freelance Sr IA, agency/ecommerce experience, UX Recruiter (JWG)

Hi IxDAers,

Apologies for x-post

Looking for a Mid/Sr IA for a NYC based boutique agency w/ the accoutrements
of the best of Web 1.0: foosball table, dog, excellent culture,
high-visibility clients, nice work space, etc).

Mid/Sr IA must have:

. Excellent hands-on wireframing skills

. A client-facing personality

. Preferably a subskillset of BA/functional specs, or System Admin
knowledge (not
hands on, but understands how all the moving "parts" work together,
front end to back end, and be able to create a project from a UX and
logistical POV).


22 Sep 2009 - 2:21pm
Kelsey Aahl

JOB: UX Designer, New York, NY, Lime Wire, Full Time

User Experience Designer

Permanent position, Lime Wire LLC, NYC

Lime Wire LLC, maker of the famous P2P file-sharing program, seeks a USER
EXPERIENCE DESIGNER for its flagship product, LimeWire.

The role of a user experience designer is to follow a user-centered design
process, understanding real users - their goals, aptitudes, experiences,
needs, and motivations.