On Wednesday November 18 at 6PM, Andrew Daniel, the Director of User
Experience & Creative for Sears Online Business will be taking the audience
for a journey, discussing the impacts and tribulations of managing change
across multiple departments and online channels in a talk titled: Experience
is Everything. Learn how UXsears leads multi-channel change in a $50 billion
start-up Learn about how UX is driving change across multiple web properties
and programs, each with different audience needs yet still maintaining a
cohesive experience across all brands.
On Monday 23 November 2009 the second Design by Fire Café will take place. Design by Fire Café is an informal gathering for (interaction) designers organized by IxDA Nederland. Each café will feature a short, inspiring presentation as a starter for discussion and chat.
Froukje Sleeswijk Visser is our guest speaker on Monday 23 November. During her PhD research Froukje developed a set of guidelines to translate the outcome of user experience research into useful input for a design process.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 7 p.m. at Hornall Anderson Experience Lab,
3rd Ave & Cherry St, Seattle, WA. Chris Monberg, producer/director of
Hornall Anderson Experience Lab and Dawn Clark, principal at NBBJ
Architecture, will discuss the use of narrative in architecture, and
how they create immersive human experiences, of varying scale and
impact, to evoke responses from audiences. HIVE is an ongoing series
that spans information design, interaction design, product design,
and architecture. AIGA Members: $10; Nonmembers: $15. Student
Members: free; Student Nonmembers: $5.
*IxDA NYC is pleased to present an interactive evening with Steve Portigal
*"Yes, My Iguana Loves to Cha-Cha: Improv, Creativity and Collaboration"*
Improv is not "stand-up comedy." It's a series of games with rules that
offer huge degrees of freedom within a set of constraints. In these games we
bring out a lot of basic, quickly understood and communicated rules of
culture that are implicit, not explicit.
The Interaction Design Association (IxDA) would like to invite you for a
chat with Professor Luli Radfahrer:
Professor Luli Radfahrer, the top specialist in Digital Communications in
Brazil, is interviewing distinguished professionals for his upcoming book
"Understanding Design" (his previous series
"design/web/design" are reference titles in Brazil) and he would like to
meet the Interaction Design community in Shanghai for a short talk
"Understanding design" (tentatively titled) intends to be a book for
designers and marketers alike.