Discussion Archive: August 2006

30 Aug 2006 - 11:23am
Ryan Lum

Job: Actionscript/Flash Developer Greythorn, Bellevue, WA, Contract to Hire

Flash/ActionScript developer

My Client is an energetic, growing software company in Bellevue, WA seeking a slick Flash/ActionScript developer. This is a contract-to-hire position. Good contractors are the people we most often hire for full-time positions, so a strong candidate will probably stay.
Primary responsibilities will be to develop Flash movies to fit into a larger Flash application framework.

30 Aug 2006 - 10:30am
Dan Saffer

SF Designing for Interaction Book Launch Party

Adaptive Path is pleased to host the West Coast launch party for my
book, Designing for Interaction. At the swank Hotel Vitale on a
terrace overlooking the Ferry Building and the Bay Bridge, cocktails
will be served and interaction design will be discussed.

29 Aug 2006 - 5:36pm
9 years ago
1 reply
Kris Roxas

JOB: "Recruiter": Irvine, CA: Permanent Placement: Instructional Designer/Technical Writer

Please contact

Kris Roxas


2035 Corte del Nogal, Suite 100

Carlsbad, CA 92009


kroxas at nsasearch.com

Instructional Designer / Technical Writer

Orange, CA

Develop and maintain all multi-media (print, online, web) system
documentation and policies and procedures. Manage projects and originate
concepts for procedures and reference materials.

29 Aug 2006 - 5:27pm
Kris Roxas

JOB: "Recruiter": Irvine, CA: Permanent Placement: User Interface Designer Position

Please contact

Kris Roxas


2035 Corte del Nogal, Suite 100

Carlsbad, CA 92009


kroxas at nsasearch.com

User Interface Designer

Irvine, CA

Job Description

The company is looking for a creative and talented User Interface expert to
manage their total user experience program and deliverables for the
company's innovative product line.

29 Aug 2006 - 1:24pm
9 years ago
5 replies
Dustin Kirk

selling aesthetics

Aesthetics play an important role in a user's experience. I'm curious to
know what best practices there might be for selling aesthetic decisions to
other project stakeholders. Does anyone have any methods they use that work

-Dustin Kirk

29 Aug 2006 - 9:57am
Todd Levy

Shmooze with Lou and Steve in Chicago [Kaz Bar, Sept. 14th @ 5:30pm]

Hello all -

You're invited to come meet Lou Rosenfeld and Steve Krug, authors and lecturers on information architecture and usability, and representatives from Chicago-based marketing solutions company Arc Worldwide, at an informal get-together on September 14th.

This is a great chance to talk to Lou and Steve while they are in Chicago giving seminars and to mingle and network with other IA/UX professionals in the area.

Details below. Hope to see you there!

29 Aug 2006 - 9:20am
adamya ashk

JOB: Information Architect, Staples, Framingham, MA, USA - Contract

Apologies for cross posting.


Contract Opportunity: Information Architect, Staples

(Please respond to jason.dietz at staples.com)
<Jason.dietz at staples.com>

We have an immediate need for an information architect to work on
browser-based and traditional graphical user interfaces.

This is a short-term contract position (8-10 weeks) and will re

29 Aug 2006 - 7:01am
Donna Maurer

IA Summit - Call for proposals

IA Summit - Call for proposals

The Information Architecture Summit is a premier gathering place for
information architects and for discussion about information
architecture. Everyone who touches on IA is welcome to share and learn.
Last year's IA Summit attracted over 500 attendees, including beginners,
experienced IAs, and people in a range of related fields.

In this call, we seek proposals for presentations, panels, research,
pre-conference workshops & posters.

All proposals can address core IA principles, emerging trends and
technologies, or the business of IA.

28 Aug 2006 - 10:47pm
Nancy Falkenburg

JOB: Senior User Researcher/Intuit/Mountain View, CA/FTE

Contact: nancy_falkenburg at intuit.com

Role: Sr. User Researcher
Position Type: FTE
Company Name: Intuit Inc.
Location: Mountain View, CA

Dynamic and diverse Web team seeks an enthusiastic human factors

Work across Intuit's e-commerce and support websites to improve the
customer experience. Use a variety of quantitative and qualitative
research methods, and drive action based on findings. Identify and
monitor critical customer metrics.

28 Aug 2006 - 7:33pm
Dave Malouf

ADMIN: (please read!) Some requests due to some complaints

Hi everyone, (please do read!)

Just a few reminders of some of our guidelines (which can be found at

1. Job postings. I have been a bit slack of those who have been posting
without going through moderation (meaning it is a your 2nd or 3rd or more