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17 Jun 2004 - 1:17pm
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10 years ago
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Dave Malouf
2005

Other companies like Frog or Ideo

I'm curious if people knew of other companies that were like Frog or Ideo.
Product Design consultancies that merge traditional industrial design and
emerging digital design into a next venue for interaction design?

I want to be a bit more proactive in my search for a perfect job and maybe
look for people to do some information interviews with. I'm particularly
interested if these companies are somewhere along a major NYC based transit
system.

26 Aug 2008 - 9:10pm
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4 years ago
41 replies
jmcatee
2008

Creating a UI Spec Document Template

Right now our small team is communicating UI changes and enhancements
with developers using PowerPoint mock ups with notes. I am concerned
this will eventually backfire and would like to bring a little more
formality to the process. Is anyone willing to share their UI spec
document and/or recommendations for putting together a spec. I have
used the PayPal format before but it has been a while and I don't
remember everything that was in it.

Since our team is very small I don't want to bring about a lot of
paperwork just something to make sure we have all of our bases
covered.

Thanks,
Jamie

6 May 2011 - 2:41pm
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1 year ago
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mikequery
2011
18 Apr 2010 - 1:56am
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2 weeks ago
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Minal
2010

List of Masters program in HCI in California state

Hey guys!

I am a bachelor of fine arts (Visual Communication and Applied art) from India. I have been working in the field for e-learning from past 6+ years. I am now planning to take up the masters degree in HCI.

4 Jan 2009 - 1:43pm
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5 years ago
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Dan Saffer
2003

Strategic Interaction Design

I'm starting a revision of my book Designing for Interaction.

<http://www.designingforinteraction.com>

In the second edition, I'd like to include a chapter on Strategy, that
is: how to decide WHAT should be designed and WHY.

So when I ask, what should interaction designers know about strategy?
You respond...

18 Apr 2014 - 2:05pm
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12 weeks ago
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DrWex
2006

Looking for Balsamiq expertise

I'm trying to use Balsamiq on a very large project and am frustrated by a couple of deficiencies.  I wonder if there are mods or add-ons that could help.

1. Balsamiq seems to encode project assets with relative pathnames; thus, if you move a mock-up you lose all your assets (even if they still appear in the Assets toolbar).  Anyone know a way to force it to use full pathnames?

16 Mar 2007 - 11:35am
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7 years ago
19 replies
jrrogan
2005

Good examples of IVR, (Interactive voice response), Interaction Design Standards

I'm working on an IVR project and was wondering what were the best
Interaction Standards/ Guidelines which IxD'ers have used, to create
successful IVR solutions.

The IVR project I'm working on comprises many functions for multiple roles,
and is supposed follow standards and be very simple, forgiving and easy to
use, all with touch pad technology.

Others IVR project experience would be interesting to hear, no pun intended
;)

Thanks,

Rich

17 Oct 2008 - 7:12am
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5 years ago
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tahsin
2008

Interface Design vs Interaction Design

Hi all, I'm new to this discussion group and have been a systems
developer/web developer for quite a while. I only recently heard the term
"Interaction Design" used to refer to those doing interface design.

So, my question immediately was. what's the difference?

7 Feb 2011 - 4:27pm
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3 years ago
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Amanda Nance
2009

design exercises and/or portfolio review during interview

Hi all, Have any of you ever given design problems/exercises to someone interviewing for an Interaction design position? If so, how well did that work, and how did you come up with the design problems? It seems that the design problems cannot require a lot of background about the users or specialized domain knowledge since we have limited time with each candidate.

One person has suggested to me that reviewing a candidate's portfolio would be a better approach. I was thinking a combined approach might be useful. What do you think?

All ideas and experiences welcome!

-Amanda

6 Mar 2010 - 6:59am
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4 years ago
50 replies
Ali Naqvi
2008

It sucks to be a Jr. Interaction Designer/Jr. Usability Specialist/ Jr. User Experience Designer

For those graduating in 2008 (When the crisis started), 2009 (when the crisis was at the peek) and 2010 (when almost every 4th is unemployed in Malmö and Copenhagen Area), it really sucked/sucks to be a user centered designer. NO FREAKING JOBS! I was lucky enough to get hired as a technical writer with emphasis on usability....this was my first career job and I learned alot. Its just sad that it lasted for 13 months only.... My employer had to let 35 employees go. I was one of them.