Does anyone have recommendations for great workshops they've attended
in the Bay Area recently, having to do with UX, design, or marketing?
A full-day or half-day workshop would be ideal. I've read through
the IxDA events listings, of course, but would like to get the input
of the whole community. Thanks!
User Interface / Interaction Designer in the Columbus area
We need another interaction designer to help shape user experience
for a high-volume B2B information site. We operate really big
database / search platforms for several well-known business
publishers, but this job is focused on our own flagship business
information site which averages about a million page views a day.
I manage a small UX team within the Product department of a .com. As
part of the overall company strategy each department leader has been
tasked with creating a (gulp) 5 year road map of their respective
departments. I'm not a business school grad and have only seen road
maps and have never created one. Has anyone out there done such a
thing for a UX group and if so do you have any advice or resources
that might help me out.
During the closing plenary of the IA Summit on Sunday, Jesse James
Garrett said that âInformation Architecture is not a profession â¦
and neither is Interaction Design â¦ we have and always will be User
Experience Designersâ. Iâm paraphrasing a little from memory (the
podcast isnât out yet) - but the gist is there.
Iâm a big believer in this viewpoint (and I chaired the IA Summit
I've been considering Adaptive Path's UX Intensive, but have heard
conflicting reports about it's value. Here's my situation:
* Sole UX Designer for an early dot-com startup
* First time holding the title of "UX Designer"
* 8+ years of web design experience (visual design & front-end
* Have worked in freelance, agency, and in-house environments
* Poses many of the soft skills (aka instinct, intuition, etc.) but
lack some hard skills (aka formal training, methodology, "lingo",
Is the UX Intensive right for me? Or should I look elsewhere?
Please contact Penny Curtis if you're interested. Blue Coat Systems is #1 in
secure content and application delivery marketplace – with over 8,000
worldwide clients. They are looking to expand their UX Design team in
Waterloo because they are in the process of a major re-write of their custom
Greetings, IxDA! Join us on November 7th for User Research Friday, a
half-day conference in San Francisco on advanced UX research topics.
Speakers include Dan Saffer (author, "Designing the User Experience"), Indi
Young (author, "Mental Models: Aligning User Strategy with Business"), Maya
Duiker (Senior Product Manager, Autodesk), Steve Portigal (Portigal
Consulting), and Nate Bolt (Bolt|Peters User Experience).