Discussion Archive: January 2006

23 Jan 2006 - 7:07pm
Nancy Falkenburg

Job:UI leader/ Manager -- Intuit, Mt.View, CA (Relocation benefit )

Job title: User Interface Leader/ Manager
Location: Mountain View, CA
Please reply to: nancy_falkenburg at intuit.com

Some reasons to consider Intuit:

.....you'll have the opportunity to work on products used by millions of
people (we have an enormous user base ) ....... think of how many lives your
designs will touch !

.....finally tell us ideas about a product you use every day

.....you've always wanted to make it easier for your mom to do her taxes ;-)

Intuit Inc.

23 Jan 2006 - 10:30am
Dave Malouf

IA Summit Registration is Open - IxDA sponsoring pre-conference IxD Symposium

IxDA is very excited to announce that registration is open for the IA Summit
this year, see information below.

We are excited because IxDA has put together a Pre-conference event called
the Interaction Design Symposium (see below). We are very excited that in
particular Kim Goodwin (Cooper) and Luke Wroblewski (FunctioningForm.com &
Yahoo) will be doing seminars along with David Heller, Lisa deBettencourt,
and Frank Ramirez.

23 Jan 2006 - 10:08am
Dave Malouf

REMINDER (TOMORROW NIGHT): IxDA in NYC - Monthly Gathering on Tue., Jan. 24 @ 6:30p

I just wanted to send out a reminder about tomorrow night's event, IXDA in
NYC. The details are below.

The theme of the evening is building your career. We will have Judy Wert
from Wert & Company Recruiting. There will be a short formal facilitated
interview, and then we are going to open up the floor to your questions.

22 Jan 2006 - 11:11pm
10 years ago
1 reply
Anirudha Joshi

Fwd: MS, MFA, or Mdes?

BTW, MDes is not a 'terminal degree' everywhere. In the Industrial
Design Centre, IIT Bombay you can do a PhD after your MDes.

<plug> Next opportunity will start in July 06 if you are interested:
http://www.idc.iitb.ac.in/academics/phd.html </plug>

Sure enough, most people who do an MDes are really roaring to go into
the practice. Some of them have second thoughts 5-10 years into the


22 Jan 2006 - 5:55pm

Fwd: MS, MFA, or Mdes?

The science behind interaction design in my MS was in the realm of
human science: cognitive.

22 Jan 2006 - 4:08pm
10 years ago
1 reply
Beau Gould

Senior UI Designer, Emeryville, CA | 65-120k

Senior UI Designer, Emeryville, CA | 65-120k

Reporting to the VP, Ecommerce & Product Management, the Sr. User Interface Designer will lead efforts to continuously improve the look, feel and functionality of our web sites for several brands. Using quantitative and qualitative analysis you will initiate and execute changes to the site to improve customer acquisition and retention.

We have several brands and sites presented in multiple languages and domains that combine to provide the widest selection of posters, prints, framing and related products and services worldwide.

22 Jan 2006 - 1:24pm
Karen Pascoe

JOB: New York City: Client Experience Designer - JPMorganChase, Full-time

*Client Experience **Designer** / TSS Client Access: Client Experience Group

*JPMorgan Chase – Treasury and Securities Services*

JPMorgan Chase is currently seeking an experienced Client Experience
Designer to support the Client Experience Analysts and Client Access Group
of Treasury and Securities Services (TSS).

TSS Client Access is responsible for driving the plans, development, and
execution of Internet initiatives across TSS to create a world-class online
channel that delights our customers, improves efficiency and inter-operation
across the Division, and meets or beats the

21 Jan 2006 - 6:28pm
10 years ago
23 replies
Jon Kolko [SCAD]

MS, MFA, or Mdes?


If you had your druthers and were pursuing a masters degree in Interaction
Design, would you rather receive an MS, MFA, or M.des? Why?


Jon Kolko
Professor, Industrial & Interaction Design
Savannah College of Art and Design

AOL IM// jkolkoSCAD

21 Jan 2006 - 11:39am
Peter Boersma

For those interested in the convergence of art and

David Heller said:
> It would be great if more studios afforded themselves this type of
> exploration and focus.
> Do people know of studios doing this type of work in the IxD space,
> Industrial Design space.

In Amsterdam, The Netherlands, there's Mediamatic:

They've organized workshops on RFID and Mobtagging, and designed an online
monument for the Dutch Jewish community. I believe they also hosted an
edition of BarCamp late last year.

21 Jan 2006 - 2:37am
Ganesh Gayakwad

FW: Registration UI

Dear All,

I had asked the question about Registration UI:

Is it better to have a single long registration page instead of split pages?
The single page, although scrollable, can give all the information required
at once and users will not have to wait for each page download.

Thanks a lot for your responses.

Let me share with you what we did meanwhile. We conducted a quick and dirty
usability test on the existing 4 step interface and proposed single page