Discussion Archive

13 Mar 2009 - 8:09pm
5 years ago
1 reply
Taneem Talukdar

Best of breed facebook applications?

Hi everyone,

I have a rather broad question - I am looking for your thoughts on what you
think are some examples of well designed / well executed facebook
applications, especially those that focus around allowing users to message
each other? I'm mostly interested in seeing examples of apps that really
excel in the user interaction and presentation.

9 Jul 2009 - 8:33am
Greg Scherzo

[Job] Information Architect, New York - NY, Recruiter, Fulltime

A client of mine located in downtown Manhattan has a need for an Information Architecture. This is the sole IA in their successful interactive advertising department. This role has heavy client interaction and great leadership opportunities.

13 Sep 2009 - 3:23pm
4 years ago
3 replies
Ali Naqvi

User Experience Research Issues

I am reading a book about User Experience and came across the
following in the Research Plan chapter:

"The competitors' design is a lot less polished and much more
chaotic, yet they get twice as much traffic with a similar amount of

How can you find such information about the competitor's traffic?

Is such information available for everyone?

5 Jun 2007 - 2:41pm
6 years ago
1 reply
Chris Bernard

Expression Training Options (Online and Free)

A few folks have asked me off list for some training guidance on Expression Products. I thought I'd share it here to catch some of the lurkers too.

Lynda.com is offering their Expression Blend v1 (6 hours) and Expression Design v1 (6 hours) *FREE* for everyone.

Lee Brimelow (www.thewpfblog.com) is the presenter for Blend and Ted LoCascio for Design.

Expression Blend
3 hrs Blend RTM (WPF) training ...

10 Nov 2006 - 10:48am
Shelby Reynolds

JOB- Freelance Interaction Designer

Digitas is looking for a freelance Interaction Designer to collaborate
on various projects onsite. The ideal candidate will have at least 4
years experience and be versed in wireframes and website development.
Please send a resume and work samples.

Shelby Reynolds
Creative Staffing Manager
Digitas, NYC

26 Sep 2011 - 10:07am

UX Drinking iPhone App released...

Don't say I didn't warn you -- Download here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ux-drinking-game/id465965671?ls=1&mt=8

The site's also at www.uxdrinkinggame.com, and it's mobile enabled.



4 Apr 2007 - 12:08pm
Brooke Mackay

JOB: Flash Designer/Developer - Full time - Redmond, WA - FILTER/TALENT [recruiter]

Flash Designer / Developer
Are you a talented Flash designer with a solid online portfolio that
shows you can think outside-the-box and push the limits with design,
technology and layout? Are your ActionScript skills a 10 on a scale of
1 to 10? If so, FILTER/TALENT would like to talk to you about a full
time, direct hire opportunity to create great designs for sharing photos
and video using the latest ActionScript code and Flash 8. You will work
with a fantastic design team experienced in creating world class Flash
animations to build successful designs for our client's application.

12 Aug 2004 - 7:57am
adamya ashk

JOB: Contract IA position at Staples

We have an immediate need for an IA to work on browser-based interfaces.

This is a short-term contract position (3-4 weeks) with the
possibility to convert to long-term (~6 months).

The scope of the work will comprise creating process flows based on
understanding gleaned from existing systems, prototypes, requirement
sessions and ongoing ethnographic user research.

15 Sep 2011 - 12:16pm
IxDA Board of D...

IxDA Board Retreat this weekend at Cooper

Every year the IxDA Board of Directors gathers for an intensive weekend of reflection and planning, looking at where we are as an organization and assessing where we need to be going in the year ahead.  Our Board Directors come from different parts of the world - Canada, Australia, the US, and Ireland. We otherwise operate remotely and often independently dependent upon the areas of the organization we have oversight for.

9 Feb 2006 - 4:48pm
Beau Gould

[JOB] 6-week Contract UI Specialist, Hoboken, NJ [Recruiter]

[JOB] 6-week Contract UI Specialist, Hoboken, NJ [Recruiter]

Compensation: Hourly: Open / DOE

My client needs a UI specialist for a 6-week project in Hoboken, NJ. This gig has a good chance of becoming full time if both parties are happy.

* Candidate needs to have EXPERT CSS and HTML skills
* Client would prefer candidate to have Flash Integration skills
* ActionScript a plus

Candidates must be tri-state (NY, NJ, CT) residents area to be considered.