I am desperately looking for information about the HCI (UE/IXD) field in Chengdu,
China in terms of opportunities, companies to check, or people to connect with.
I know this looks like a long shot, but any information you have would be
User Friendly 2010, whose theme is “Embracing Asian Culture”, is UPA China’s seventh annual UX conference. It will take place in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, from Nov 12th - 14th, 2010.
Over the past decade, UX has been gradually gaining recognition throughout Asia. Although it is still a relatively new term in the region, Asian businesses are now beginning to see the importance of good usability, and the UX market is steadily maturing.
Those people working with Chinese, Chinese-American, and/or Latino web
users may take interest in a couple of recent studies that connect
Geert Hofstede’s cultural dimensions to multi-ethnic web usability
among these groups:
So the 1st year of grad school is coming to an end and I was wondering if anyone knew of any IxD internships going on in Asia. I've had my share of NYC (for now) and would love to get some experience outside of the States. Any suggestions? (btw, 1st ixda post!)
Microsoft's Beijing UX Studios is growing! If you're in Beijing or
interested in coming to China for an adventure, then let me know. We
have a range of openings across our Macintosh Business Unit
(Mac:Office), the China Innovation Group, Education, Healthcare and
Looking for strong candidates with ~6-10 years of experience who are
interested in joining a creative, collaborative UX Studio at the
heart of Microsoft's innovation efforts across Asia.
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