Discussion Archive: October 2008

24 Oct 2008 - 3:01pm
Boston IxDA

[job] recruiter - multiple positions

UI Designers, Web UI Designers, Interactive Designers and Visual Designers
needed to create the future of mobile and web media in the Boston area.
Positions are available as permanent, contract or contract-to-hire.

Revelation Partners is currently searching on behalf of a leader in mobile
internet and media to expand their team of designers. This company has
multiple opportunities available working both web 2.0 and mobile products.
We will consider candidates on all levels of experience.

The ideal candidate will have experience in designing commercial or web 2.0

24 Oct 2008 - 2:00pm
7 years ago
2 replies
Los Angeles IxDA

[EVENT] RECAP: IxDA Los Angeles gets help from Almer/Blank to host another fun local event "Designing for Ghouls", Wednesday October 22nd 7-9pm

This past Wednesday, IxDA Los Angeles partnered with local design shop
Almer/Blank (http://www.almerblank.com) to host a fun Halloween party! We
invited guests to come dressed as their favorite website, application or
device and we were impressed with some really great costumes. Some were
simple and fun like the person who dressed as Apple. Other costumes included
an iPod shuffle, a Wii, a "wicked user" and an interactive BBC home page
with arrange-able Velcro modules!

24 Oct 2008 - 9:02am
Dave Malouf

Sketching for Interaction Design - NYC on 10/29 9a-5p

HI peeps,

There are still spots open for my Sketching for Interaction Design workshop
happening in NYC on Wed. 10/29.

Come and learn how to apply the skill of sketching (not drawing) to your
interaction design practice.
* Learn what sketching really is.
* Learn how to sketch interaction design concepts
* Gain practice in sketching
* Where does sketching fit in the design process
* Give more fodder to your brain
* Collaborate better with peer designers and other stakeholders
* Learn how visual thinking changes the way you create.

24 Oct 2008 - 8:34am

JOB, Senior IA/UxD, New York City, Zaah Technologies, FT Contract 6+ mo

Zaah Technologies is a full service multimedia agency located in NYC and
Farmingdale, NY.

We're seeking a Senior Information Architect with complimentary skills in
User Experience Design. The project is full time working with one of our
clients developing touch screen technology in the hospitality industry in.
The IA/UxD will work remotely from the clients office or from home. From
time to time, travel to Farmingdale (35 min.

24 Oct 2008 - 8:08am
Kimberly Byers


Do you understand how branding affects interaction and communication?
Do you strive to create and build designs that are not only aesthetically attractive but also usable and accessible?
Do you believe one can balance the needs of the business (high-conversion) and the customer (meeting expectations)?
Do you understand how to visually engage customers through persuasion and emotion?
Are passionate about your work and the industry, naturally seeking out new knowledge and researching new technologies?

Tamar is unique in offering a comprehensive search conversion strategy.

24 Oct 2008 - 7:00am
Jamie Collinsworth

JOB: Sr Interactive Designer--Stuttgart, DE--frog design--full-time

Come to Europe - and make it your home!


Do you ever vacation in Berlin (or Munich, Rome, London, Paris,
Amsterdam) for just two weeks and wish you could see more?
Are you inspired by the proximity of the many and varied cultures of
Europe? Do you love design, all things digital and have a polished
portfolio to back it up?
Well, stop dreaming and move to the heart of Germany!

24 Oct 2008 - 3:19am
7 years ago
1 reply
Mike Padgett

Can an interaction designer creat (great)interaction without (great) visual design skills?


I totally agree with Christine and I think it's right on topic.

24 Oct 2008 - 3:15am
Josh Seiden

IxDA Network

If IxDA is a community-driven organization, how do the various parts
fit together? And what is our governance model?

At our recent retreat, the Board spent some time working on these
questions. The result is a model that we're calling IxDA Network.

This model, which builds on the Manifesto I posted earlier this week,
is probably best explained in the slideshow that we put together. You
can view the slideshow here:


Take a look at the presentation.

24 Oct 2008 - 2:04am
7 years ago
2 replies
Alexey Kopylov

States linking in Fireworks CS4

Hi Fireworksers!

I'm newcomer in the Adobe Fireworks prototyping and have one question.
In this product we have the powerfull pages, layers and states
(formerly frames) model -- I can prepare an interactive prototype in
various formats - html, pdf, Air, Flex and I can put hotspotes on
prototype objects and link this ones with pages.
Here is my questions -- can I link my hotspotes with states instead of
pages? I think the states without linking ability is the set of slides

23 Oct 2008 - 6:28pm
Elizabeth Bacon

"Death to Personas! Long Live Personas!" follow-up

Hi folks,

Back in July, I presented a webinar thru Catalyze called "Death to
Personas! Long Live Personas!" It recently came to my attention that
the Q&A material never got posted, and also my co-author Steve Calde
and I wanted to make the presentation more generally available.

So, I have posted our slides on SlideShare, accessible through this
link: <http://www.slideshare.net/ebacon/death-to-personas-long-live-personas-presentation/