Discussion Archive: October 2009

28 Oct 2009 - 11:33am
Shilpi Joshi

Job: Sr. Interaction Designer, Bestica, Fulltime

Bestica is looking for a highly talented Senior Interaction Designer
for our client, a leader in mobile communication. This is very
interesting opportunity for Sr.

28 Oct 2009 - 11:27am
6 years ago
1 reply
Daniel Howells

New here, overwhelmed.

With - as the search field caption proudly exclaims - over 6,500
threads, this site is pretty overwhelming for the newbie, such as
myself, so I wondered whether there was a good list of the best/most
interesting/most controversial/inspiring/etc. threads that we could
take a look at to get a feel of IxDA discussion and comment?

Just an idea!

28 Oct 2009 - 10:52am
6 years ago
8 replies

Working with more than one project at a time?


Have you faced difficulty making design decisions while you needed to
remember the different user needs from say 2 to 3 different projects
that you were working on at the same time? Can you share your
experience when switching the thinking?

What other problems you've come across when working on more than one
project at a time?

28 Oct 2009 - 6:25am
6 years ago
9 replies
Marek Pawlowski

Techniques for multi-platform user experience

I'd be very interested to hear from anyone who'd like to share a
view on multi-platform user experiences.

In particular, what are some of the best examples where several
digital platforms (e.g.

Sam Shoulders

Independent Contractor Hourly Rates and Startups

I am in the process of negotiating a pay rate for a independent
contractor position with a startup as an interaction designer. I am
wondering what are the current pay rates for independent contractors
for startups in the Bay Area? I have talked to some colleagues at
larger technology companies, but I was wondering if I would use the
industry standard and agree to some type of deferred payment plan for
a portion of my pay?

27 Oct 2009 - 11:28pm
Jack L. Moffett

[EVENT] IxDA Pittsburgh Event Recap

The Pittsburgh chapter of the IxDA gathered last Wednesday in the
historic Terminal Buildings, home of Gist Design. Gist led us through
an exercise in which we role-played through a usability research
scenario. The attendees were assigned to either the client, the
research team, or the pool of respondents. Each person on the client
side was provided with a card explaining their role in the company and
their motivations, which they had to express in the initial meeting
with the research team.

27 Oct 2009 - 7:16pm
6 years ago
3 replies

Silicon Valley IxDA Event :: Persuasion for Designers :: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at Yahoo!

Please join us at our next Silicon Valley IxDA event! Kim Goodwin,
author of Designing for the Digital Age, will speak about Persuasion
for Designers.

When: Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Socializing: 7:00-7:30 pm

Program: 7:30-9:30 pm

Where: Yahoo!
Room: Building E, Classrooms 9 & 10
700 First Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

Persuasion for Designers
Kim Goodwin
There's a myth that great design is self-evident. The truth is that
it's not often as easy as it sounds.

27 Oct 2009 - 7:08pm
6 years ago
1 reply
Bill Barranco

JOB: Senior Interaction Designer LOCATION: Anderson SC RECRUITER: Bill Barranco, Autovision Design Network, Inc.

FULL TIME: You will work with a team of six to eight other Industrial
and Graphic designers leading projects and reporting to the Director
of Design. Ideal Candidates will have had training and education in
Interaction design and employment experience in the
computer/electronics industry. Within this extremely lean and fast
paced environment, your dynamic, proactive and “hands-on” design
methodologies will be valued and embraced.

27 Oct 2009 - 6:57pm

Nov 12: IxDA NY & NYC UPA Present "World Usability Day: Designing for a Sustainable World" - Register Now!

November 12th is World Usability Day, and this year's theme is "Designing
for a Sustainable World".

27 Oct 2009 - 6:22pm
Johansen, Kristen

[JOB] UX Designers - All Levels - Citrix Online - Santa Barbara & San Francisco CA

Citrix Online is growing and we're looking for UX Designers of all levels to join our User Experience teams in Santa Barbara and San Francisco, California! We're passionate about our "simpler is better" design philosophy, so we're looking for someone with a knack for creating clean, intuitive, and usable interfaces to join our team of talented and highly collaborative designers.

As a UX designer, you will be responsible for defining the user experience of award-winning Citrix Online software products including GoToMyPC, GoToMeeting, GoToAssist and GoView.