Join us for a discussion of eye tracking technology: what it is, what
it's used for, how to do it, when to do it, and pros and cons of eye
tracking vs. other techniques. The evening will include a demo of
commonly used eye tracking hardware, explanations of the technology,
case studies, and much more -- as well as all the mingling with other
local professionals that you expect from an LA UPA event.
Pepper Interactive is looking for a Part-Time Freelance Information
Architect based in the Los Angeles area.
* 1+ years experience as an information architect, interaction
designer, or experience designer (or similar role)
* Proven ability to multi-task
* Solid writing and visual communication skills
* Familiarity with usability heuristics and relevant HCI literature
* Knowledge of InDesign for generating site maps and flows,
wireframes and behavior specifications
Personas. Do you use them? Are they useful or a waste of time? Our
April event will feature persona experts who will explain why, when,
and how personas can be used effectively in your interaction design
What do you do when you know you need personas, but you can't seem to
convince the client or stakeholders? Go rogue!
The Interaction Design Association (IxDA) recently held its second annual
conference: Interaction'09|Vancouver. Several IxDA Los Angeles members
attended, and we are holding an event to recap the conference and share what
This re-cap will feature exclusive video highlights of the best moments from
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!
IxDA Los Angeles and Almer/Blank invite you to a design contest of sorts. In
other words, we're having a Halloween party! Please come dressed as your
favorite website, application or device. You have one more day to get a
costume together! There will be a prize for the most cleverly designed
Additionally, we will be breaking into small teams for a fun,
Halloween-themed persona creation contest! If costumes aren't your thing,
the persona creation contest is another opportunity for you to win a great
For our October event, IxDA Los Angeles invites you to a design contest of
sorts. In other words, we're having a Halloween party! Please come dressed
as your favorite website, application or device. There will be a prize for
the most cleverly designed costume. Additionally, we will be breaking into
small teams for a fun, Halloween-themed persona creation contest! If
costumes aren't your thing, the persona creation contest is another
opportunity for you to win a great prize!
IxDA Los Angeles is pleased to announce an event spotlighting the pioneering
application design work that Identity Mine / REZN8 are doing for Microsoft
Surface. At this hands-on event you'll get to play with Surface and hear
from the team at Identity Mine about designing break-through experiences for
this convergence between the physical and virtual world.
Before, during and after the lively talks, we'll have time to chill out and
enjoy a tasty spread of food & drinks provided by our gracious hosts at
Identity Mine / REZN8.