Mid-size software development company in the travel industry is
seeking a full-time web designer with strong technical and user
interface design skills. The ideal candidate will have outstanding
front-end development skills and will be highly proficient in
designing and hand coding clean and scalable interfaces for complex
What is the appropriate button to use on the product detail page when
the website navigation asks the user to either Shop or Buy?
Of course, can we get a little more interesting and personal? For
example: instead of Shop or Buy can we use buttons that say - 'Go
and Pamper' (for a gifts e-commerce website) or 'Educate Yourself'
(while buying education books) or 'Push Limits' (while e-shopping
for BASE jumping equipment).
Dow Jones is seeking a skilled Web/Interface Designer to collaborate
with team members to conceptualize and construct cohesive and
aesthetically pleasing user interface solutions. This designer will be
responsible for working closely with product managers, other designers,
and engineers to design the information flow and fit and finish for the
user experience. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of
creativity, a strong understanding or background in interface design,
and will work proactively to stay knowledgeable of current
implementation technologies and best practice solutions.
This follows on from a discussion I was involved with regarding
education for UX professionals. I'd be interested to know how easy
it's considered to move from one area of web work into a more
UI/UX-focused role (but still within the web industry).
I've read a couple of comments on older discussions that suggest
that it isn't that easy but I'd be interested to get wider
My company is an interactive agency. For a few years now as a standard
procedure we've created favicons (favicon.ico) for websites we build.
Recently, we have started creating an Apple Bookmark Icon
(customIcon.png) as well.
As an owner of an iPhone I dig the bookmark icon. But in day to day
browsing on a computer I actually use the favicon. In fact all my
browser bookmarks are simply the favicon. It allows me to have more
bookmarks without displaying any text.
I am wondering if any of you know of existing or upcoming
technologies, which would enable display of rich typography
(non-system fonts) on websites - without the user having the
particular font installed on his computer and still preserving the
text copy+paste function?