Discussion Archive

7 Oct 2008 - 12:48pm
6 years ago
2 replies
Rony Philip

Check out process - online buying

Hi All,

Not sure if this has been discuss earlier or not. Can anyone share details
on the 'Checkout Process' for an online buying.
Basically trying to figure out the optimal or most efficient process. Any
research paper also will of great help.

Thank you,
Rony Philip
UEG, Accenture

16 Jul 2008 - 12:19pm
6 years ago
1 reply
Agata Kijanka

Job: UX Program Manager/Designer, Redmond WA, Recruiter

JOB: Seeking Innovative User Experience Expert

JOB TITLE: UX Program Manager/Designer

LOCATION: Redmond, WA (on-site)



Position Description:

Our client, a highly visible software company, seeks an experienced UX
Program Manager/Designer to help design a world-class user experience
for a complex IT product. A key theme for upcoming releases is
significant innovation in User Experience.

8 Jan 2010 - 3:18am
5 years ago
2 replies
R. Groot

How real and valuable is "above the fold" real estate?

First off: all the best wishes for this new year. Lets make it a usable one.

-- Situation sketch --
Some clients (as well as some graphic designers) I work with still talk
about "above the fold" real estate. They seem to see this as a somewhat
measurable space (in pixels) and tribute a lot of value to it.

25 Jan 2010 - 8:56pm
5 years ago
10 replies
Dave Malouf

Cooper's reprise to the Insurgency of Quality (this time to developers)

I read the entire presentation with pause and trepidation. I have fought the
agile movement tooth and nail (and this piece hasn't changed my mind).

13 May 2009 - 6:08pm
Amy Mew

[JOB] Part-Time Freelance Information Architect - Los Angeles

Pepper Interactive is looking for a Part-Time Freelance Information
Architect based in the Los Angeles area.


* 1+ years experience as an information architect, interaction
designer, or experience designer (or similar role)
* Proven ability to multi-task
* Solid writing and visual communication skills
* Familiarity with usability heuristics and relevant HCI literature
* Knowledge of InDesign for generating site maps and flows,
wireframes and behavior specifications

Time commitment: 10-20 hours per week.

19 Jun 2006 - 7:21pm
Peter Merholz

GPS Device UI Design Job - San Dimas, CA

Sent on behalf of a colleague. Please forward!

Senior User Experience Design Technologist (Designer)

Be at the forefront of consumer navigation (GPS) user experience
revolution. Drive development of world class user experience platforms.

We are offering an opportunity of a life time to a candidate that
loves to be at the cutting edge of combining their excellence in
logical thinking and creative passion in bringing personal navigation
user experience that is leagues ahead of our competitors.

We are seeking only exceptional and extraordinary candidates.

14 Jun 2005 - 10:52am
9 years ago
6 replies
Gerard Torenvliet

Graphics Software: Fireworks or PhotoShop

I need your opinion.

I will be purchasing some graphics software in the next few days. I
have intermediate skills with Fireworks and can barely spell

Given the merger between Adobe and Macromedia (and the rumours that
Fireworks will be Fired) should I:

1. Preserve my existing skills, save $400, and get Fireworks.


8 Aug 2007 - 6:46pm
7 years ago
15 replies
David Armano

The Black Art of Usability

One of my favorite whitepapers is The Essence of Effective Rich Internet Applications by Kevin Mullet of Macromedia (2003). It provides a nice POV relevant to UX, Design and IA related disciplines. One thing that always stuck with me was this portion of it:

“Usability has always been the most difficult quality to instill in software design. It sits at the
junction of form and function to constrain and inform the design of both aspects of the

26 Jan 2007 - 2:49pm
Barb Hernandez

JOBS - User Experience Research and Design Postions at TechSmith

User Experience Researcher - Are you passionate about understanding how
users use and understand technology? Understand how to conduct research
using industry standard practices? Have the desire to employ creative
methods to gather data? Are you ready to help improve business and
inspire users? We are looking for permanent employees as well as interns
for this role.

User Experience Designer - Passionate about designing user experiences;
know user interface design standards inside and out; know when to break
the rules? Are your designs easy, elegant and delightful?

14 Aug 2006 - 10:13am
8 years ago
2 replies

Best conference?

It's budget time again!! I get to pick one conference. In your expert
opinion, which conference will be the best to attend next year? I am an
interaction designer/ user interface designer. I have attended the Nielsen
Usability conference for the past 2 years, but I'm wondering if CHI 2007
would be a better fit.