Discussion Archive: February 2010

25 Feb 2010 - 3:19pm
Joe Sokohl

Recruiters and Other Employment Posters

When the new site launches next week, a key enhancement is the
addition of a job board.

This board allows you to post details of your job offering within a
clear, directed form. You will be able to define the job title,
details, full- or part-time or contract, and rich-text details. You
can also target specific IxDA local groups where you want to post the
job (as well as it being available in the full job board).

So make sure you come back to the site early next week and post your

25 Feb 2010 - 1:08pm
6 years ago
14 replies
Peter Becker

MadLib form increases conversion

I loved this and that it produced the results it did was really cool.
I'm an orderly kinda guy and give me good clean lines, designs and
forms any day of the week.....but I loved the conversational and
informal feel that this provides.
In short, my eye hated it, but my heart welcomed it - the results
seems to bear out who wins in that match up.

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Posted from the new ixda.org

25 Feb 2010 - 9:45am
Andy Gellatly

[JOB] HMI Engineer / Interaction Designer at General Motors in Warren, MI - Full Time

There are multiple positions available. If interested, please post for
the position at http://www.gm.com/corporate/careers/; search using
keywords "human machine interaction" or "ENG0008475".

7-Senior Project Engineer - Human Machine Interaction-ENG0008475

Job Description

As an Interaction Designer you will play a key role in helping to design
future Infotainment & Instrumentation at General Motors.

25 Feb 2010 - 6:35am
Yogesh Bhide

[JOB]:Software Manager- Usability: SAS R&D India. Pvt. Ltd: Pune

SAS R&D India (Pvt.) Ltd. seeks a Software Manager, usability for its R&D Usability team.

About SAS
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions delivered within an integrated framework, SAS helps customers, at more than 45,000 sites, improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster.

25 Feb 2010 - 2:14am
Matt Davies

Design Research Conference 2010

Does anyone have insight or opinion on the Design Research Conference

Did you attend last year - how did you find the experience?

24 Feb 2010 - 6:47pm
Joanne Weaver

JOB: NYC: midlevel EXPERIENCE DESIGNER, asap, freelance/temp to perm, agency side (JWG recruiter)

Apologies for x-post

Like a-ha, I'm hunting high + low for a freelance and/or temp-to-perm
MIDLEVEL IxD/EXPERIENCE DESIGNER sought for large, stable agency---think
agency around during the "Mad Men" days---who is stretching + growing their
digital offerings, and getting awards + recognition for it. Great time to
get in at the early stages of this company's UX growth + grow with the team
+ the agency's UX offerings overall.

I work with their UX team closely + know the team members very well

24 Feb 2010 - 5:42pm

JOB multiple UI jobs at TiVo Inc, Alviso, CA

Rather than send out a bunch of individual messages...

We have four positions open at our San Jose, CA office.

24 Feb 2010 - 4:45pm
Jack L. Moffett

[JOB] Interaction Designer, Indian Head, MD, US, Inmedius, Full-Time

Inmedius is a software product and services company headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA with operating locations in the U.S., Germany, United Kingdom, and Canada. We pride ourselves with having the best and the brightest talent to ensure that our solutions are designed, tested and built with the highest standards of performance and reliability. Interaction Design positions are available within our operation’s Program Services Division supporting the Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technology Division (NAVEODTECHDIV) located near Indian Head, Maryland.

24 Feb 2010 - 1:06pm
Los Angeles IxDA

[EVENT] Jared Spool is visiting LA March 3rd. Be sure to catch his great talk.

IxDA Los Angeles, UX MeetUp, Aquent and Yahoo have partnered to host an
event welcoming Jared Spool to Los Angeles on March 3rd at 7pm to give a
talk about the subtle innovation found on Amazon.com!

*Revealing Design Treasures from The Amazon*

On its surface, Amazon.com just seems like a large e-commerce site, albeit a
successful one. Its design isn't flashy, nor is it much to write home about.
But deep within its pages are hidden secrets -- secrets that every designer
should know about.

*85 person max.* Be sure to RSVP!

24 Feb 2010 - 11:57am
Mark McConnell

JOB: Senior User Experience Architect - Kansas City, MO - Long term contract - Recruiter

Our client, VML, Inc. www.vml.com is asking us to help with their
search for a Senior User Experience Architect, this is starting out
as a 6 month contract that could go 12+ months with potential for
going permanent. Chosen candidate would work on a W2 with

Let’s get something straight – we’re not hiring a Senior User
Experience Architect. Still reading? Great. Because at VML, we’re not
just the titles we hold. Sure, they’re nice to see on our business
cards, but we’re really so much more.