Discussion Archive: September 2009

23 Sep 2009 - 4:49am
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Daylan White
2006

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
customers.

23 Sep 2009 - 4:39am
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5 years ago
2 replies
William Hudson
2009

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 - 12:23am
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Kathryn Whitenton
2008

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 - 8:07pm
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5 years ago
15 replies
Grady Kelly
2007

Microsoft Courier ...

Any of you see this yet?

http://gizmodo.com/5365299/courier-first-details-of-microsofts-secret-tablet

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
http://www.gradykelly.com

22 Sep 2009 - 5:31pm
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Elizabeth Bacon
2003

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:

http://www.ixda.org/blog/2009/09/conan-project-update-implementation-phase-begins/

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

Cheers,
Liz / IxDA Vice-President & Conan lead

22 Sep 2009 - 4:26pm
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saturdave
2007

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 - 4:09pm
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5 years ago
1 reply
Patrick Barrett
2006

[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 - 3:08pm
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NYC IxDA
2008

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 - 3:04pm
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Joanne Weaver
2007

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 - 1:21pm
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Kelsey Aahl
2009

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.