We're sending out double-duty email here - August's event, and a
(delayed) recap of our last event on Rapid Prototyping.
AUGUST Happy Hour---
Please join us on Wednesday, August 12th for our next Chicago IxDA gathering!
Chris Bernard of Microsoft will be hosting the happy hour at the Aon
Center. There will also be a demo available for Microsoft Sketchflow,
the interaction design tool that's part of the Expression Blend suite
(see our recap below for more information - this tool garnered a lot
of interest at our July meeting).
User Experience Architects - incredible opportunity to improve the
online retail space. Check this out! - Chicago, IL
Sears Holdings is a $50 billion company and the nation's fourth largest
broadline retailer - we're looking to grow our Online Experience Design
practice and we need creative, passionate, and dedicated individuals to
join our group! The ideal candidate should be able to creatively
envision, evaluate, and design successful user experiences.
International design consultancy IDEO is seeking a Visual Interaction
Designer for our Chicago office. The candidate should be a design thinker
and craftsperson, be able to thoughtfully contribute in a team environment
during a project¹s user research and concept development phases, and be
passionate about expressing interactions in visual form through clear and
creative user interfaces.
This full-time position is with Sears Holdings Online Business Unit
User Experience Group. Please submit your application at http://www.searsholdings.com/careers/
and use the requisition ID: 64061BR to locate this position.
Job Title: Information Architect
Business: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Location: Hoffman Estates and Downtown Chicago
Sears Holdings is seeking an experienced Information Architect to
join our User Experience Team.
If you're in the Chicago-land area, please join us for our first
Topic: The 'WHAT', 'WHY' and 'HOW' of design pattern libraries
No one seems to be talking about pattern libraries these days, so we thought
we'd be the first to... oh, wait.
Ok, so everyone is talking about them. But WHAT are they? WHY are they worth
our consideration? HOW do you create and utilize one (and how far do you
have to go for it to be useful)?
Presenter(s): You...and the well-stocked audience.
This is not the event where you will only hear one perspective on this