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Open UX Designer Position in Culver City - Michael M. Oct 6, 2011 11:13 AM
IA/ UX designer needed - user 1. Oct 3, 2011 9:55 AM
Re: [ia-55] SEO, Analytics, Oh my... - HI Jessica I've worked with Delve Partners in NYC before to implement analytics - they helped a large global Jim D. Sep 30, 2011 3:15 PM
Re: [ia-55] SEO, Analytics, Oh my... - Ah, thank you Lynn and Lisa! @ Lisa - I will connect with Steve, thanks for the SEO tip! @ Lynn - Ah, I recall meeting some people from fatDUX at IASummit in '07 or '08. Such a smart group.  However, am really looking for someone Jessica R. Sep 30, 2011 2:59 PM
Re: [ia-55] SEO, Analytics, Oh my... - Hi, Talk with Marianne Sweeny at FatDUX.  amazing smart and valuable!  [address removed] .  Disclaimer: I am an associate with FatDUX. Lynn On Sep 30,[masked]:17 PM, " lynn Sep 30, 2011 2:35 PM
SEO, Analytics, Oh my... - Hi gang, Wondering if anyone has had any experiences (good or bad) with agencies or contractors specializing in SEO and analytics. About to move forward on a few big projects where thoughtful, actionable, well-presented data will inform a lot of Jessica R. Sep 30, 2011 2:17 PM
Re: [ia-55] RE: Code Camp Volunteers - Hi UXers, user 1. Sep 29, 2011 4:29 PM
Re: [ia-55] RE: Code Camp Volunteers - Dylan,  Just got your email. Thanks for the update. I'm curious if you know anyone who is looking for a full time UX position in LA, El Segundo area. We are working with a really cool company down in the South Bay who is looking for Colin G. Sep 29, 2011 4:16 PM
RE: Code Camp Volunteers - Hello UX-ers! I don't know if any of you are thinking of heading out to CodeCamp this year at USC (www.socalcodecamp.com or www.lacodecamp.com). But I'm the volunteer coordinator. If you check out the page and see anything you'd want to stop by for c Dylan Sep 29, 2011 4:08 PM
Re: [ia-55] UX Happy Hour? - I received an email about a UX Happy Hour, tried to confirm, then had some issues to get confirmed. Anyone have any clues about this? Stephen R. Sep 28, 2011 12:29 PM
Re: [ia-55] UX Drinking Game iPhone App now available... - Oh! this is hilarious! Thanks for providing us with a channel to vent out... Happy Drinking !   Suman. On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 1:57 PM, Stephen Ruiz < user 8. Sep 26, 2011 2:37 PM
Wanted: Jr. Interface Designer - Preview not available Kathryn C. Sep 26, 2011 1:41 PM
Re: [ia-55] UX Drinking Game iPhone App now available... - Drink Different... --- On Mon, 9/26/11, Patrick Neeman <[address removed]> wrote: Stephen R. Sep 26, 2011 10:56 AM
Re: [ia-55] UX Drinking Game iPhone App now available... - The best thing you could do is forward it to all your friends... :) There will be some UI tweeks coming up soon. Patrick N. Sep 26, 2011 10:48 AM
Re: [ia-55] UX Drinking Game iPhone App now available... - Very cool!  I think it was a very charitable of you to build that site/app.  I don't know of one UXer who doesn't have to vent out frustrations with the struggle of creating better products.  Thanks for the drinking game! Andreas user 9. Sep 26, 2011 9:41 AM
UX Drinking Game iPhone App now available... - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app­/ux-drinking-game/i Patrick N. Sep 26, 2011 8:09 AM
Looking for a Director of User Experience (UI/UX) - Jade B. Sep 22, 2011 4:59 PM
Taxonomy Reading List - Hey All, Is there any recommend reading on the subject of Taxonomy and developing Taxonomies? I'm diving into a new project organizing some pretty complex concepts, and i'm not sure where to start. Best, -daniel user 4. Sep 22, 2011 10:57 AM
Looking for a mid-level IA - Howdy everyone, I'm looking for a solid mid-level for a pretty well-kno Alex S Sep 21, 2011 5:05 PM
Flash Animator & Coder Needed - Hi all, I'm working for a large aerospace comp user 3. Sep 20, 2011 10:33 AM
Re: [ia-55] Remote Usability Testing Tool + Taxonomy - Users are from Canada, US and UK.  I don't think they have gone global.  And, yes, you have the option of using your own users but not sure how that works. On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 4:41 PM, Amy Li < user 7. Sep 17, 2011 8:50 AM
Re: [ia-55] Remote Usability Testing Tool + Taxonomy - Hi Amy, If you're testing for a company in India, something to consider might be the language constraints of each product...pretty sure cardsort.net only uses En Mickey W. Sep 16, 2011 8:40 PM
Re: [ia-55] Remote Usability Testing Tool + Taxonomy - Great! Thanks Hilary! Do you know the difference between www.cardsort.net, http: Amy L. Sep 16, 2011 8:06 PM
Re: [ia-55] Remote Usability Testing Tool + Taxonomy - Amy - If you want to use your own users, OpenHallway is a great option - similar to UserTesting.com but with the ability to send out a link to an Hilary B. Sep 16, 2011 7:49 PM
Re: [ia-55] Remote Usability Testing Tool + Taxonomy - Hi Mickey, Thank you so much! This is very helpful. I'm gonna spend some time on these tools, and may chat with you offline if I have questions. Amy L. Sep 16, 2011 6:46 PM
Re: [ia-55] Remote Usability Testing Tool + Taxonomy - Hi Amy, Mickey W. Sep 16, 2011 6:17 PM
Re: [ia-55] Remote Usability Testing Tool + Taxonomy - Mickey, Yes, the client is in India. I would said finding a good remote usability testing and card sorting tool will help with our immediate needs. And finding a UT company/facilities in I Amy L. Sep 16, 2011 4:47 PM
Re: [ia-55] Remote Usability Testing Tool + Taxonomy - Thanks Kate. Looks like a good tool. Are all their users are US-based? Do you know whether you have the option to use your own users, and in other countries? Amy L. Sep 16, 2011 4:40 PM
Re: [ia-55] Remote Usability Testing Tool + Taxonomy - We use usertesting.com for remote stuffs.  love it On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 2:05 PM, Amy Li < [address removed] > user 7. Sep 16, 2011 4:05 PM
Re: [ia-55] Remote Usability Testing Tool + Taxonomy - Hi Amy, How important is it to you that the usability testing company is located in India; is that where you client is located? And may I ask what it is that you are interested in testing? This might help to det Mickey W. Sep 16, 2011 3:46 PM
[ia-55] Remote Usability Testing Tool + Taxonomy - Hi Guys, TGIF! Do you have any remote usability testing and card sorting tool that you have used and will recommend? Amy L. Sep 16, 2011 2:04 PM
Re: [ia-55] Prototyping Presentation Decks - Thanks Chris! Do you also have any videos recorded which you can post? Besides the lovely LA weather, I miss the UX group ever since I moved out to MA. Cheers, Suman. On user 8. Sep 15, 2011 7:41 PM
Re: [ia-55] Prototyping Presentation Decks - Great, thank you! On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 7:47 AM, Christian Sosa-Lanz < [address removed] > wrote: user 1. Sep 15, 2011 9:13 AM
Re: [ia-55] Prototyping Presentation Decks - Wow, Thanks Christian! Charlie Salazar Sent from my iPhone On Sep 15, 2011, at 7:47 AM, Christian Sosa-Lanz wrote: > Christian Carlos (Charlie) S. Sep 15, 2011 8:16 AM
Re: [ia-55] Prototyping Presentation Decks - Wonderful, thank you so much!! Yingying -- website: http://yingyingz.com From: Christian Sosa-Lanz <christian@yellowmob Yingying Sep 15, 2011 7:54 AM
Prototyping Presentation Decks - For anyone interested in reliving the magic, I have uploaded the presentation decks from our last meeting. I don't have Steve Diebold Christian S. Sep 15, 2011 7:46 AM
RE: [ia-55] Approaches To Wrangling LARGE amounts of content? - Amazing. A brought to one of my clients this very problem Paul Sep 13, 2011 8:08 PM
Fw: [Iai-Members] Participate in the 2011 Salary and Benefits Survey - For anyone who wants to participate, the IA Institute conducts this yearly survey to learn about compensation in our industry an user 4. Sep 13, 2011 4:31 PM
Re: [ia-55] Approaches To Wrangling LARGE amounts of content? - I work with large amounts of content and large taxonomies. I think the first thing you have to know is who/what is doing the categorization of the content (users, specialists, content creators) and who is administering  the taxonomies. The success of any Madame B. Sep 13, 2011 2:43 PM
Re: [ia-55] Approaches To Wrangling LARGE amounts of content? - Hey man, hope all is well! 5000 plus pages is a lot, but with large amounts of information I usually start out with Application Maps that actually Hagan Rivers ( http://tworivers.com/blog/arch­ives/374 user 9. Sep 13, 2011 2:36 PM
Re: [ia-55] Approaches To Wrangling LARGE amounts of content? - facets, you want facets.  and multiple filters are useful.  look at breedbreakdown.com , which is a lovely implementation of a jquery tool called isotope.  (i don't know this except by hearsay from our awesome de lynn Sep 13, 2011 1:48 PM
Approaches To Wrangling LARGE amounts of content? - IA/UX Homies, Just a little crowd-sourcing here. I'm working on a client project now where I'm developing a new taxonomic hierarch Stephen R. Sep 13, 2011 11:34 AM
Re: [ia-55] UX job openings at RPA (Rubin Postaer and Associates) in Santa Monica - Dear Mr. Nairi, Nice to meet you (via email). I've got UX chops. I'm a Senior Interactive/Visual Designer currently working at Kaiser ( kp.org ) under contract as an Interaction Designer working in AGILE/SCR user 1. Sep 10, 2011 2:09 PM
localblu.com seeks designer/Co-founder - Hi there, We are a two-person team focused on building a 'Local commerce' web platform. Check out our webpage at  user 1. Sep 8, 2011 10:43 AM
UX job openings at RPA (Rubin Postaer and Associates) in Santa Monica - Hello All! RPA (www.rpa.com ) is looking for mid-level and Sr-level UX Architects/Designers. Our clients are Honda, Acura, Farmers Insurance, Mandalay Bay, and most recently Intuit amongst others. We're a full-service advertising a Pramit N. Sep 8, 2011 10:05 AM
User Experience Designer Position - BermanBraun is looking for a creative, seasoned Information Ar user 4. Sep 6, 2011 2:18 PM
OC UX Group BBQ - Hey all - If anyone is interested in forming a UX group in OC, I'm throwing a small BBQ at my place on Thursday Sept 8 to get things up and running. Please RSVP so that I can get an accurate headcount for food. http://www.meetup.com/user-exp­erien Amanda Sep 2, 2011 12:46 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - user 9. Sep 1, 2011 11:25 AM
This evening's Meetup on Prototyping - Hey everyone, We have 54 people on the waiting list for this evening's event. So, if you have RSVP'd Yes but user 4. Sep 1, 2011 8:51 AM
Re: [ia-55] do you know of any good usability consulting groups? - I worked with Genex several years ago and found their practice sound. Adaptive path in SF is top notch. If you want just one consultant, you might want to look up Karuna Venter --- she's one of the best. Good Luck! Alley Z Madame B. Aug 30, 2011 12:12 PM
do you know of any good usability consulting groups? - Hi Guys, I was wondering if I can get some recommendations from those of you who have worked direc Mike M. Aug 30, 2011 10:47 AM
UX Designer position/Contract To Hire! - Howdy Partners, user 1. Aug 29, 2011 9:52 AM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - I'm with Paul, sheesh, take a weekend off from email and the list explodes with the most interesting (and polite and respectful, thank you for that my friends) discussion we've had in months. At USC Web Services, where I work, w lynn Aug 29, 2011 9:24 AM
RE: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - There's no way I could read all these response and still Paul Aug 29, 2011 1:26 AM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - Replying to Scott - Collaboration is of course the main idea, departments with defined roles are important - silo thinking is wrong to begin with.  There is only one experience, everyone has to work together to make it happen.  Not one department is respo user 9. Aug 28, 2011 3:51 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - Hi Patrick, The answer to your question is going to depend on several variables, such as the type of business, size of the company, your budgets and goals, as well as the current structure and resources in the organization. I don't Keith F. Aug 28, 2011 3:00 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - I'll state up front that I've worked as a designer, so I have it as a skillset for context. Visual design is important, but Patrick N. Aug 28, 2011 2:27 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - All, Thank you for the enlightening discussion. Let me ask a more elementary question. If I am to build a UX department, what other specialists do I ne user 1. Aug 28, 2011 1:45 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - After reading all of these posts, I'd like to strongly advocate that trying to separate these different functions into "silos" is a dangerous approach, regardless of how they are organized. Sure, for the purpose of assigning work and approving vacation Scott E. Aug 28, 2011 1:29 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - I think this makes much more sense. Just because UX is partly a design (in all senses) field, does not mean it is *part* of design. T user 4. Aug 28, 2011 1:03 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - Patrick, Unless I misunderstood Tim, his company's current approach is to separate Creative and UX. Each lives in user 4. Aug 28, 2011 12:49 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - On Aug 27, 2011, at 9:57 AM, Tim Richards wrote: Patrick N. Aug 28, 2011 12:01 PM
Seeking LA agency for Experience review/recommendations - Can someone recommend some UI/Ux agencies doing Experience Design consulting in the Los Angeles area? Agency must have experience with client/facing front-end Experience Design for Financial Services online applications for a very focused, Rafael M L. Aug 28, 2011 8:41 AM
Re: Should UX Fall Under Design? - Was just thinking about this yesterday as I got a mailer for the HOW design convention. It basically said adapt or die in regards to IA/UX. I was surprised to see lectures on IA/UX as one of the main focuses for a graphic design convention.  Thai D. Aug 28, 2011 8:36 AM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - Hi Kate, Great question.  I tend to side with Tim and others on this point.  Although at the agencies i've worked UX was a misunderstood child of design, it does need to live outside of it to trully be able to flourish and bring its user 1. Aug 28, 2011 12:41 AM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - Hi Kate, I also believe that UX should be independent.  Of course it depends on your company's definition of "UX/IA."  Many job listings out there right now expect UX folks to also be visual designers (which may have to do with our curren user 9. Aug 27, 2011 8:09 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - Fatim H. Aug 27, 2011 7:24 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - FATIM H Fatim H. Aug 27, 2011 7:16 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - Preview not available user 5. Aug 27, 2011 6:14 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - Thank you, Carolyn, and everyone else for your great insights in the industry. This is a great ques Fatim H. Aug 27, 2011 4:13 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - Preview not available user 4. Aug 27, 2011 3:37 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - Preview not available Carolyn F. Aug 27, 2011 12:49 PM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - I like UX as a separate vertical. Design needs to balance business goals with UX and technical constraints. By separating UX, the research and strategies can inform all departments with long range goals without getting b Keith F. Aug 27, 2011 10:07 AM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - Visual Design On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 9:40 AM, Crystal E. < [address removed] > wrote: user 7. Aug 27, 2011 10:01 AM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - Well, over here, we're going this direction: CREATIVE is it's own thing - from visual design, art, concept development, content creation, and copy - all the way up - it has a C-level leader, even (we're an agency) UX is r user 4. Aug 27, 2011 9:57 AM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - obviously. Ryan S. Aug 27, 2011 9:41 AM
Re: [ia-55] Should UX Fall Under Design? - Just a thought, what about putting design under UX?  When talking about design, do you mean product design or something more like visual design/branding? ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::­:::: Crystal Ehrlich Cell: [masked] Crystal Ehrlich, UX D. Aug 27, 2011 9:39 AM
Should UX Fall Under Design? - Hi all! Just wanted to get your opinion about something:  If your company was re-organizing it's digital department, would you put UX/IA under the design department? Personally, I firmly believe UX is it' user 7. Aug 27, 2011 9:22 AM
September 24, 2011: Axure Basic Training in Los Angeles - user 4. Aug 10, 2011 12:56 PM
Hackfest at Coloft - Hi everyone, If your looking for something cool to do this weekend, check out Coloft's Hackathon. Coloft, Christian S. Aug 8, 2011 1:59 PM
Re: [ia-55] UXXX - Hi Stephen, I held the position of Director of Dev at the Adult Video New Media Network (AVN) for a few years. On our sites ( avn.com and the various awards & expos sites) we did heavy IA, but were light on Ux. I ha user 1. Aug 7, 2011 7:20 PM
UXXX - This is a bit of an esoteric topic, but I'm wondering if anyone knows of any type of UX/Usability Studies for adult content. I've been curious, because most peo Stephen R. Aug 7, 2011 4:41 PM
Re: [ia-55] Mobile - 2 weeks - Wireframes - Re: [ia-55] Mobile - 2 weeks - Wireframes Angela, The company in Hollywood filled the position. But, I’d Dylan Aug 7, 2011 9:27 AM
User-testing project - Hello: We are looking for a user-testing specialist for a new online subscription website that helps hospital user 7. Aug 3, 2011 1:06 AM
Open - User Experience Lead - Downtown LA - 2 PERM openings - Hello, Capital Group is looking for two UX Leads to work in Downtown LA. These are both PERM positions working for a very large investment firm that offers great benefits! user 1. Aug 2, 2011 11:22 AM
Open Lead Visual Designer/AD and mid level VD contract-Irvine onsite only - Laura Aug 2, 2011 10:07 AM
Afternoon entertainment - The UX Drinking Game - Patrick N. Jul 28, 2011 4:17 PM
Re: [ia-55] Mobile - 2 weeks - Wireframes - Preview not available Angela G. Jul 28, 2011 3:50 PM
Mobile - 2 weeks - Wireframes - Mobile - 2 weeks - Wireframes Don’t forget. Two week gig. We’ll work you hard, pay you well, then send yo Dylan Jul 28, 2011 3:09 PM
Student Looking to Interview a Person in a UCD-related Field - Hi Everyone, I'm currently working on my master's in HCI at DePaul and I'm looking for a person in any of the relevant UX, HCI, usability fields to interview. I'm mostly looking for someone that works in a company that has an establ Edric Jul 28, 2011 12:14 PM
Re: Android, IOS, Wireframes, Los Angeles - Re: Android, IOS, Wireframes, Los Angeles So.... Hypothetically speaking. If I were looking for someone to do some wirefram Dylan Jul 27, 2011 4:15 PM
Re: Re: [ia-55] Opinions on HFI Certification - Suman, What is the UWA certification you were referring to? Thanks, Susan Susan O. Dec 29, 2010 6:04 PM
Re: [ia-55] Opinions on HFI Certification - Thank you, ?Pat!? Quite honestly, as a UX / IA beginner , this email thread is exactly the type of dialog I was hoping for when I joined this group.? Best,? Mickey? Mickey W. Dec 29, 2010 5:10 PM
Re: [ia-55] Opinions on HFI Certification - +1 to Brother Pat for coming forward with his testimonial! ?It's good to hear someone's real experiences. On Thu, Dec 30, 2010 at 6:50 AM, Pat Lang < Bernard C. Dec 29, 2010 4:27 PM
Re: [ia-55] Opinions on HFI Certification - Just to echo what other hiring managers have said, an HFI certification would make no difference to me. I am much more intereste Adam K. Dec 29, 2010 4:27 PM
Re: [ia-55] Opinions on HFI Certification - That's a tough one. As far as the content and course materials, I probably could not recommend it. But if you have never been around other User Experience type folks in a learning environment, then its a good place to gauge where you are compared to o user 6. Dec 29, 2010 2:49 PM
Re: [ia-55] Opinions on HFI Certification - Verdict? --- On Wed, 12/29/10, Pat Lang <[address removed]> wrote: Stephen R. Dec 29, 2010 1:11 PM
Re: [ia-55] Opinions on HFI Certification - user 6. Dec 29, 2010 1:08 PM
Re: Re: [ia-55] Opinions on HFI Certification - Here's my two cents: as a hiring manager I wouldn't place much weight on somebody having a certification from HFI when there are so many people who have more intensive training in usability and UX looking for jobs. I disagree that just looking at Carol Dec 29, 2010 11:37 AM
Re: Re: [ia-55] Opinions on HFI Certification - Here's my two cents: as a hiring manager I wouldn't place much weight on somebody having a certification from HFI when there are so many people who have more intensive training in usability and UX looking for jobs. I disagree that just looking at Carol Dec 29, 2010 11:37 AM

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