Discussion Archive: January 2006

10 Jan 2006 - 11:53am
10 years ago
1 reply
Austin Govella

How do you define successful experience? (was: Information Architect Opening at NavigationArts in Washington D.C.Metro Area)

On 1/9/06, Natalie Buda <nbuda at navigationarts.com> wrote:
> Two or more years of successful experience in information architecture field

How do you define successful experience?

Curious to your answers to this question. Is it experience where you
learned a lot? Where stakeholders were happy?

9 Jan 2006 - 9:16pm
10 years ago
5 replies
Gabriel White

Are good IxDers like good chess players?

In my morning malaise on the subway this morning I thought this:

Some of the best interaction designers I've worked with are like good
chess players. They are the kind of people who can think 39 actions
ahead, for each of the 27 different possible use scenarios.

9 Jan 2006 - 7:12pm
10 years ago
8 replies
Tom Ollar

Google SearchScapes

We all know how Google displays search results.

But is anyone else getting tired of clicking on the numbers at the bottom of
the page?

Perhaps a "landscape" result for various keyword combos?

Something like this, only, well, arranged.


Just a thought...

Tom Ollar
Evergreen, Colorado

9 Jan 2006 - 6:26pm
Chris McLay

Obfuscation vs Filtering (was The Winge List)

I'm surprised to find so much effort to avoid getting spammed on this
list, especially at the cost of content and usability.

I've had the same email address for 6 years, use it all over the net
and refuse to obfuscate it in any way. As a result I get 120-250 junk
mails every day.

9 Jan 2006 - 5:17pm
Natalie Buda

Information Architect Opening at NavigationArts in Washington D.C.Metro Area

Job Description

Information Architect

Washington D.C.

Full Time, Permanent

The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker who enjoys creating high-end
design for business benefit. This person must be able to team and
collaborate with art directors and engineers to create effective and
intuitive user interfaces.

9 Jan 2006 - 3:03pm
Nancy Falkenburg

Job: Senior UI/Interaction Designer -- Intuit, Mt.View, CA (Reloc ation benefit provided)

* Relocation Benefit provided *

Job Title: Senior User Interface Designer
Location: Mountain View, California 94040 (650)
Company name: Intuit
Term: Full time
Please reply to: nancy falkenburg (email): nancy_falkenburg at intuit.com

Happy new year, everyone!

We have lots going on at Intuit in '06, and are looking for great
UI/Interaction designers!

Here are some reasons to consider Intuit:

.....you'll have the opportunity to work on products used by millions of
people (we have an en

9 Jan 2006 - 2:24pm
Wendy Fischer

Hiring local UX design contractor in Durham, NC

We are looking for a local contractor start work immediately on two projects.

Our company is a technology company that needs somebody to modify existing wireframes for 2 projects. There would also be some new product development work.

Ideally this person would have both mobile design and web design interface experience. You must be able to use Visio, create wireframes and have a portfolio of wireframing examples.

9 Jan 2006 - 10:51am
10 years ago
2 replies

Certified Usability Analyst

Hello all,

This is the first time I post to this list and hope its not too late to say
happy new year!

Anyway, I recently completed my Interaction Design degree and has decided my
interest lies more in usability such as doing analysis and testing. Has
anyone here completed the Usability Analyst program by Human factors
International? How are they in terms of reputation? Do their graduates
really proven to get a higher chance of getting hired after completing the

Thank you.

9 Jan 2006 - 8:29am
Johnny Stewart

Job vacancy: User Experience Consultant (full-time), Flow Interactive, London (UK)

JOB VACANCY - no agencies please

User Experience Consultant
Flow Interactive, London
Deadline: Wednesday 18 January 2006

PLEASE SEND ALL REPLIES TO JOHNNY STEWART: johnny at flow-interactive.com

Flow Interactive is a leading provider of usability and
user-centred-design services in the UK. Our clients include BBC.co.uk,
BBCi, Vodafone, Yell, Design Council, the DfES among many others.

We don't just do web sites.

9 Jan 2006 - 8:11am
Bernie Monette

Lost web usability study [signed]

> From: Johan Sjostrand <johan at form-studios.com>
> Reply-To: <johan at form-studios.com>
> Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2006 14:58:03 +0100
> To: <discuss at lists.interactiondesigners.com>
> Subject: [IxDA Discuss] Lost web usability study