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14 Nov 2008 - 2:10pm
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david.shaw6@gma...
2004

Interaction Design Career Path

Hi all.... I can't remember whether there was a conversation about career
paths in our realm, so I thought I would start one. Currently I am a senior
IxDer and starting to plot out my career path. Would love to hear from
those who were in my shoes before that made the transition to the next step.
I'm curious as to not only your personal view on the career path, but the
employers' view on career paths in this realm too.
TIA,
David

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"Art provokes thinking, design solves problems"

w: http://www.davidshaw.info

17 Jun 2004 - 1:17pm
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9 weeks 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.

23 Dec 2009 - 7:28am
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4 years ago
5 replies
melanie burke
2009

How can I get the best out of a UX discovery workshop

I'm starting on a project in the New Year where the client has
arranged a 3 hour UX discovery meeting with 20 stakeholders right at
the beginning of the project before I've had any real time to do my
own research.

The client's objectives for the meeting are to define the personas
and user journeys and the first draft of the structure for the site.

After the meeting I will have an opportunity to conduct one-on-one
interviews.

The project itself is to develop a fairly laborious offline
application process into a streamlined online process.

28 May 2014 - 2:37am
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17 weeks ago
5 replies
martinpolley
2007

How to prototype selection-dependent inputs

Hi folks,

When you're designing a form, being able to change the inputs based on a user action is really powerful. It lets you hide complexity from the user and makes your form easier to complete.

My latest post on Boxes and Arrows shows you how to prototype this kind of behavior in HTML (with a little help from JavaScript). You should give it a look:

http://boxesandarrows.com/forms-the-complete-guide-part-4/

Cheers,

Martin

11 Mar 2014 - 5:08am
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31 weeks ago
8 replies
frank dahle
2007

Forms design - I'm researching and need help

Where are we on forms design today?

How far have we come on designing effective, intuitive, intelligent web forms? I'm researching forms design, both best practice and the more innovative ones. But I'm having a hard time finding really good examples.

HiOscar the insurance company is one example with some innovative qualities and certainly worth a study. But I'm searching for more advanced forms with higher complexity.

19 Jan 2008 - 12:21am
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6 years ago
10 replies
Michael Micheletti
2006

Ajax product configurator examples

I'm helping a friend who has a small business (total employees: 1, total
budget: $0 or maybe less) brainstorm ideas for a custom product configurator
for his website. Similar sites might allow you to see the clothes on a model
and change shirt colors, add various designs to a t-shirt, or customize your
new Mercedes colors, wheels, etc. He's curious to find out if this sort of
product configuration can be done well using Ajax/Web 2.0 technologies.

3 Jun 2008 - 11:47pm
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6 years ago
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oliver green
2006

Profile vs. Persona

Hi All,

Is there a difference between the term profile and persona?

Thanks,
Oliver

3 Mar 2010 - 4:49am
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25 weeks ago
12 replies
Alex Morris
2009

Centred Layout Vs Left Aligned

One of those old chestnuts that keeps rearing its head in discussion with client and/or the visual design team.

Left aligned (fixed width) sites are evil right? ;-)

Anyone got any evidence to the contrary?

Love to hear your thoughts.

Alex

13 Jun 2008 - 11:32am
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6 years ago
14 replies
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oliver green
2006

Open source wireframe software

Hi All,

Any recommendations for an open source wireframe tool? Something that is
similar to Axure - the license is too expensive for me.

Thanks,
Oliver

27 Sep 2013 - 2:47pm
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IxDA Board of D...
2009

San Francisco selected to host Interaction15

On behalf of the IxDA Board of Directors, it is with great pleasure that we announce Interaction15 will be held February 2015 in San Francisco, in conjunction with California College of the Arts (CCA).

San Francisco emerged as the successful location following an open call to the community for interest and detailed site visits to the finalist cities - San Francisco and Santa Monica.