I can appreciate many of the views shared here. My last post about Engineering IS Design IS Engineering was meant to prompt discussion. It did a little bit. My overall take on this subject is that we are in need of some serious stepping back and re-evaluation of all the disciplines. Take the Stanford site is an interesting case study. They don't help the world by having a design program named, of all things Design. What kind? What department? Graphic, Industrial, Product, ME.
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Apologies if this is inappropriate but I thought it might be worth a shot to see if any of you fine folks knew of openings for an interactive designer/information architect around the Portland-Freeport area. I'm making the move in October & scouring the interwebs for a new agency to call home.
I've attached my resume in pdf format. It would be greatly appreciated if you had any guidance for me. Hopefully I'll be seeing some of you around town soon!
I have an early morning interview for an IxD position at a high-growth 2 year-old startup. The company produces a physical device, as well as the software that will function across multiple devices and platform (mobile and desktop). As fas as I know, i'll be reporting directly to the VP of User Experience and working closely with the other designers / developers. The culture is what you'd expect at a startup, small intimate groups.