14 Jun 2009 - 7:26pm
7 years ago
1 reply
Mark FelcanSmith

[JOB] User Experience Architects - Chicago - Sears Holdings - FT

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.

2 Apr 2009 - 12:32am
7 years ago
4 replies
Johnny Wooder

Google Reader: The Good and The Bad

After playing around with Google Reader, yes it is my first time, I
found it to be an amazing web app. However, I also found some awkward
stuff going on, for example:

- Add a subscription button: Searching feeds and adding using one
text field? Doesn't really line up in my mind.

Mark FelcanSmith

JOB: Information Architect - Chicago - Sears - Full-time

This full-time position is with Sears Holdings Online Business Unit
User Experience Group. Please submit your application at
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

Job Description:

Sears Holdings is seeking an experienced Information Architect to
join our User Experience Team.

6 Jun 2008 - 2:56pm
8 years ago
10 replies
jason zietz

what would you call this, a submenu, subtab, or something else?

Apologies if this has been discussed before, but I couldn't find
anything related in the archives. I checked my Designing Interfaces
book as well and came up empty, so now I seek the guidance of the

What would you call "Current Design" in this example? Clearly "Design"
is a tab, but "Current Design" and its siblings don't look like tabs,
though they do *behave* like tabs.

San Francisco IxDA

[IxDA-SF EVENT] Herding Cats and Taming Lions: Using Facilitation Skills to Create Better Design

Hello friends!

Our May event is actually dipping into the first part of June
(Tuesday, 6/3), but we have a great one planned! Jon Litell of Hot
Studio will be talking about facilitation and other underrepresented
but vital “soft skills”. Adaptive Path will be our gracious hosts for
the evening, and we’re planning another Hiring Salon (employers/
recruiters: bring job descriptions to share).

16 Apr 2008 - 3:38am
8 years ago
10 replies
Oleg Krupnov

Rapid HTML Wireframing without Dreamweaver

While I feel quite confident with HTML and CSS, it seems to take a bit of
pain to use Dreamweaver for wireframing, perhaps because it tends to force
you into detail too early, when you are still on the "vision" stage of the
process, and feel like a WYSIWYG tool would be more appropriate.

On the other hand, wireframing in the WYSIWYG way entirely without HTML also
feels wrong, because first, the target medium is Web so it's closer to the
reality to think in HTML, and second, HTML is a powerful and expressive
language, and quite a mature one.

28 Jan 2008 - 1:53pm
8 years ago
4 replies
Thomas J. Froehlich

Online Masters Degree and Certificate in Information Architecture at Kent State University

Coinciding with a feature entitled "The Architects of the Information
Age," in the current edition of Fortune magazine, the Information
Architecture and Knowledge Management (IAKM) Program at Kent State
University is pleased to announce an online certificate program and
an online Master of Science degree (both asynchronous) in Information
Architecture starting in the Fall, 2008.

The current Fortune builds the business case for information
architecture with observations by Eric Reiss, President of the

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