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Re: [ia-55] UX Meetup at Disney - I wanna add my thank you's as well - what a wonderful event!? Thanks for the amazing presentations, the great food and for meeting so many cool people! Andreas? On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 12:42 AM, Stephen Ruiz user 9. Sep 24, 2010 10:06 AM
UX Meetup at Disney - It was a great night. Thanks to Chris and company for hosting, and everyone who presented. It was a fantastic night, and having the iPhone post-it pads as a tak Stephen R. Sep 24, 2010 12:42 AM
Re: [ia-55] apps v. html: a rap smackdown - Love it! It was great seeing everyone there! :-) Ashley Sent from my iPad On Sep 23, 2010, at 10:41 PM, lynn < [address removed] user 6. Sep 23, 2010 11:22 PM
Open Call for User Experience Leads - Hi, again. I'm Tim. I work at BLITZ. I used to work at Razorfish. I live in Los Angeles. I run experience design user 4. Sep 23, 2010 11:08 PM
Re: [ia-55] apps v. html: a rap smackdown - Awesome, love it. :) Great to see everyone tonight! Thanks to Amy L. Sep 23, 2010 10:49 PM
apps v. html: a rap smackdown - For those of you who came to tonight's meetup, a little treat continuing the theme of Chris Morabito's presentation:? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=XMXZFNofoA4 lynn Sep 23, 2010 10:41 PM
Re: [ia-55] URGENT: Disney Security and you - Anyone want to carpool from the westside tonight? Amy L. Sep 23, 2010 11:39 AM
Some Job Openings at My Company - Amigos, My company does a lot software for TVs, Set TOp Boxes along with mobile, iP G Sep 23, 2010 11:38 AM
URGENT: Disney Security and you - Hey guys, as I was handing over the RSVP list for tomorrow night's meetup, I came across a bunch of you who have only given your first name (or online nom de plume). I'm sorry to say that the nice men and women Chris Sep 22, 2010 10:21 PM
Web Design Firms in Los Angeles - Hi Everyone, I wanted to get your recommendations/experiences on some good web design firms in the Los Angeles area. In particular, why you like them and what was your experience was with them. Thanks, Mike user 1. Sep 22, 2010 5:13 PM
Some Jobs Up in SFO - A friend of mine passed this onto me. Let me know if you are / you know of anyone who is interest G Sep 22, 2010 12:00 PM
Startup Matchmaking Night - For anyone interested, I'm hosting a Startup Matchmaking Night in Santa Monica on October 5. We'll have some of the brightest young startups in LA attending. http://www.labillions.com/c William B. Sep 19, 2010 7:14 PM
Persona success stories needed - Hey everyone, I'm looking for some persona success stories - specific case studies showing how personas have benefited your company's bottom line (revenue, increased traffic, etc.). Can you help?? Thanks! Carol Carol Sep 17, 2010 3:48 PM
Re: [ia-55] Interactive Designer Looking For Full-Time Employment - and thus a happy ending!!! :o) On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 11:10 AM, lynn < [address removed] > wrote: Eduardo Favio A. Sep 17, 2010 11:46 AM
Re: [ia-55] Interactive Designer Looking For Full-Time Employment - Thanks guys for the best laugh I've had all week.? Now everyone shut up and get back to work. See ya Thursday! Lynn On Sep 17,[masked]:01 AM, "Rusty Calder" < fedthought@gmai lynn Sep 17, 2010 11:10 AM
Re: [ia-55] Interactive Designer Looking For Full-Time Employment - Applause. On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 10:58 AM, Pat Lang < [address removed] > wrote: Rusty C. Sep 17, 2010 11:01 AM
Re: [ia-55] Interactive Designer Looking For Full-Time Employment - lol, it was never broken! I think i just typed .com instead of .info, cheers! hope the suspense didnt kill anyone! On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 10:58 AM, Pat Lang < user 8. Sep 17, 2010 10:59 AM
Re: [ia-55] Interactive Designer Looking For Full-Time Employment - Yeah, this like a clifflhanger... Will Matt fix the portfolio link or not? The suspense is killin' me!! -Pat Lang On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 10:50 AM, Esteban Chavez < user 6. Sep 17, 2010 10:58 AM
Re: [ia-55] the westside UX bus is full, sorry! --EOM - I'm carpooling from the west side, though I need to be there early (6:00) to set-up. I'm a somewhat-threatening bookworm, especially when my blood sugar gets low :) Anyone interested in getting there early and helping to set-up as well as g Monique E. Sep 17, 2010 10:39 AM
Re: [ia-55] Interactive Designer Looking For Full-Time Employment - I don't even think the kids know what IRC is. "What, there was the internet before MySpace?" On Sep 17, 2010, at 10:25 AM, Tim Richards wrote: > No. Keep it going. I can't wait to see what happens next! > > This is better than IRC! > > /kic Patrick N. Sep 17, 2010 10:27 AM
Re: [ia-55] Interactive Designer Looking For Full-Time Employment - No. Keep it going. I can't wait to see what happens next! This is better than IRC! /kick On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 10:20 AM, Pat Lang < user 4. Sep 17, 2010 10:24 AM
Re: [ia-55] Interactive Designer Looking For Full-Time Employment - I'd rather watch this email thread go to completion... On Sep 17, 2010, at 10:20 AM, Pat Lang wrote: Patrick N. Sep 17, 2010 10:24 AM
Re: [ia-55] Interactive Designer Looking For Full-Time Employment - Also feel free to email each other privately. Sincerely, Pat Lang. On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 8:24 AM, Esteban Chavez < esteban@headhighcr user 6. Sep 17, 2010 10:20 AM
Re: [ia-55] the westside UX bus is full, sorry! --EOM - Carlos (Charlie) S. Sep 17, 2010 7:30 AM
blog that focusses on redesign (before & after) - anyone know of a cool blog that just does redesign articles, showing before & after of a redesign of an app, site, etc kinda like: nono u. Sep 16, 2010 5:02 PM
Re: [ia-55] Interactive Designer Looking For Full-Time Employment - Hello Estean My Name Is Matthew Pryke and I"m a designer, and a coder, please look at my simple portfolio site at mattpryke.info.com I have some flash ecommerce sites up, but am currently worki user 8. Sep 16, 2010 4:28 PM
Re: [ia-55] the westside UX bus is full, sorry! --EOM - Anyone else would like to carpool from westside? :) Amy Amy L. Sep 16, 2010 3:11 PM
Need research participants! - Carol Sep 15, 2010 9:03 AM
Re: [ia-55] Lean/Kanban meetup TONIGHT (Sep 14) - Pascal, this is very cool. Do you have any resources that you might recommend for integrating UX into Kanban? ? -- Brady Brim-DeForest www.brimdeforest.com (the blog) e user 7. Sep 14, 2010 5:48 PM
the westside UX bus is full, sorry! --EOM - -- "I'm not sure this web thing is all it's cracked up to be."? --Templeton the Rat (Charlotte's Web, 2006) lynn Sep 14, 2010 5:02 PM
Re: [ia-55] Re: Meetup details changed: UX Pecha Kucha Night on Tools and Techniques of the Trade - of course you can drive yourselves, please do! ?or please hook up and make your own carpools! ?it's just that i'm livin' greener than ed, and doing my part to reduce the traffic and carbon load of the meetup. ?</sanctimonius> lynn Sep 14, 2010 3:38 PM
Re: [ia-55] Re: Meetup details changed: UX Pecha Kucha Night on Tools and Techniques of the Trade - We can drive ourselves right? On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 3:01 PM, lynn wrote: > the westside UX bus has five seats left. ?we'll leave about 5:30pm from west > LA. ?email me or d me on twitter (lrb23) to reserve your spot now! > Kendra R. Sep 14, 2010 3:20 PM
Re: Meetup details changed: UX Pecha Kucha Night on Tools and Techniques of the Trade - the westside UX bus has five seats left. ?we'll leave about 5:30pm from west LA. ?email me or d me on twitter (lrb23) to reserve your spot now! On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 9:41 AM, Monique Escamilla < lynn Sep 14, 2010 2:59 PM
Hybrid IA/Visual Design role-LAX - Laura Sep 14, 2010 7:40 AM
Lean/Kanban meetup TONIGHT (Sep 14) - hi LaUXers, Pascal P. Sep 14, 2010 7:17 AM
Collaborative Consumption - This, I'm sure, has been floating around with some folks on this list. http://techdesign.blogspot.com­/2010/09/rise-of-collaborative­-con Stephen R. Sep 9, 2010 12:35 AM
Short term UXA contract-immediate need-remote - Laura Sep 2, 2010 4:41 PM
Thinkwell - user 1. Sep 2, 2010 4:25 PM
Re: [Sigia-l] Invitation to connect on LinkedIn - Stephanie, Eric, Skot, and the entire UX community I connect with and rely on daily, My deepest apologies for the LinkedIn spam. No, it's not how I operate or my view of social media. In the end, I think I hit a button I probably sh Thomas Donehower, Dir UX at X. Aug 31, 2010 4:43 PM
Invitation to connect on LinkedIn - Thomas Donehower, Dir UX at X. Aug 31, 2010 10:37 AM
RE: [ia-55] 2 User Research roles-contract and perm-Irvine - Laura Aug 30, 2010 7:59 AM
Re: [ia-55] 2 User Research roles-contract and perm-Irvine - Preview not available Brian S. Aug 27, 2010 6:44 PM
2 User Research roles-contract and perm-Irvine - Laura Aug 26, 2010 3:24 PM
Usability Lab recommendation - Anyone has a usability lab that you personally use and like and would recommend? Amy L. Aug 24, 2010 9:15 PM
Re: [ia-55] Re: Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - Hi Deena, I love the concept of userfly when I read what it can achieve. It helps especially for a website with large-scale audience, where numbers matter. Do you know why it slowed down the site? Was it installed on a website with many pages? Did user 8. Aug 24, 2010 5:31 PM
Re: [ia-55] Re: Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - Thank you Deena, this is very helpful. user 4. Aug 24, 2010 5:04 PM
Tomorrow (Tues): Lean/Kanban meetup in West Hollywood - Learn about Kanban and Lean product development and meet some curious-minded, forward-thinking people at the same time! Pascal P. Aug 23, 2010 10:57 AM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - Just realized the link I posted was more geared towards dynamic and mobile, still some good relevant content, but if you want the more basic nuts and bolts stuff try Luke's presentation from Mix09: Keith F. Aug 20, 2010 2:20 PM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - Thanks Anna. I agree usability in forms go beyond. Exposing only relevant fields like Adwords is a great! It is the same approach for a survey. If you answer "yes", display these fields.else hide them. And the same concept would work for user 8. Aug 20, 2010 11:31 AM
Re: [ia-55] Re: Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - user 4. Aug 20, 2010 11:00 AM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - Totally agree with Keith - Luke W. is always an excellent resource when it comes to form design (his book from Rosenfeld Media "Web Form Design - Filling in the Blanks" is a good book to keep around. Andreas user 9. Aug 20, 2010 9:59 AM
Re: Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - We actively use the following: fivesecondtest.com - Good for really quick validation or feedback and for asking a single question. The drawback is that there is no way to target who wil user 3. Aug 20, 2010 7:05 AM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - Preview not available Keith F. Aug 19, 2010 10:54 PM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - Hi Suman, I wanted to share a couple of forms, which I found ve Anna Aug 19, 2010 4:37 PM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - Thanks for your input everybody! I agree with Christian? - who would want to enter optional fields! I am going to suggest this to my team and we could use jquery to dynamically add extra fields with "Add more" link. This may reduce the cl user 8. Aug 18, 2010 10:35 AM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - I've been using just the word (optional) next to the field, and it's worked pretty well in testing. For labeling purposes, the L Patrick N. Aug 18, 2010 10:08 AM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - It sounds like the tricky part is that on some pages most are required and some pages most are not re user 4. Aug 18, 2010 10:03 AM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - Hi Suman, I agree with Christian that users are used to asterisk meaning "required" - although I've been working with forms where only small portions of the forms where optional - so having most fields being required and askterisks next t user 9. Aug 18, 2010 9:52 AM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - Suman, If you are concerned at all with 508/accessibility guidelines, there are some things to keep user 4. Aug 17, 2010 9:58 PM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - I like the approach of getting rid of the optional fields all together. Cause after all, who WANTS to give more information. But after you've push Christian S. Aug 17, 2010 8:50 PM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - LOL. I use the red asterisk all the time. Sometimes, though, my clients user 1. Aug 17, 2010 6:09 PM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - Wh at happened to the red asterisk? Ben S. Aug 17, 2010 5:47 PM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - Suman, I have used asterisks, bold fonts, or a color that pops.&nb user 1. Aug 17, 2010 5:08 PM
Re: [ia-55] Required and optional fields - I would recommend you keep it consistent throughout the application and rule of thumb is that you make the required fields stand out as those are the important fields needed. You can try shading the requi Eduardo Favio A. Aug 17, 2010 4:58 PM
Re: [ia-55] iPad / iPhone FPS - Rick, Thanks for the response. So my understanding of this is that anima G Aug 17, 2010 3:27 PM
Required and optional fields - Hi all! How do you best represent required and optional fields in a form-based application. This is a backoffice application with lists, reports, various forms (short and lengthy) When a define a blank slate for a form, if a form has few user 8. Aug 17, 2010 1:57 PM
Re: [ia-55] Re: FW: The Los Angeles User Experience Meetup Mailing List Daily Digest - Great insight, thank you Carol. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 16, 2010, at 2:52 PM, Carol wrote: Hi Alexis, I've used UserTesting.com for unmoderated studies. It's a good way to get very quick feedback (session can be 20 mi user 4. Aug 16, 2010 6:59 PM
Re: FW: The Los Angeles User Experience Meetup Mailing List Daily Digest - Hi Alexis, I've used UserTesting.com for unmoderated studies. It's a good way to get very quick feedback (session can be 20 minutes max) if you want input from a few users and want to see them in action because you're sent a video of each person narrat Carol Aug 16, 2010 2:50 PM
Need contract IA/ Visual Designer-El Segundo - Laura Aug 16, 2010 8:11 AM
Re: [ia-55] Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - Everyone, thank you so much for your input. Looking forward to seeing some more from folks. I am reading that remote testing book but it comes off as very biased towards remote testing for obviou user 4. Aug 15, 2010 2:26 PM
Re: [ia-55] Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - Hi all, I've used,? Silverback to record during field interviews and Morae in a test lab. I prefer face-to-face for all the reaso Angel A. Aug 15, 2010 12:39 PM
Re: [ia-55] Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - Alexis, I typically use both remote and in-person testing. I find that user 1. Aug 15, 2010 11:10 AM
Re: [ia-55] Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - I've used Ethnio for remote and local studies. On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 10:56 AM, Monique Escamilla < [address removed] > wrote: Monique E. Aug 15, 2010 11:02 AM
Re: [ia-55] Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - I like Ethnio for the following reasons: (1) Good way to recruit existing users, especially for sites that may not be very popular or notable. (2) Relatively easy to set-up, free for small-scale use. (3) Allows for partial screening o Monique E. Aug 15, 2010 10:56 AM
Re: [ia-55] Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - Monique - how did you like Ethnio for recruiting? Was this just for the remote studies? Sent from my iPhone On Aug 14, 2010, at 9:07 PM, Monique Escamilla < user 4. Aug 15, 2010 7:08 AM
Re: [ia-55] Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - Hi Alexis, Hilary summed up my preference for in-person moderated tests so well, I don't feel the need to go into details there ;)? I'm not a huge fan of remote testing as I don't feel as engaged with the participant In terms o Monique E. Aug 14, 2010 9:06 PM
Re: [ia-55] iPad / iPhone FPS - On 8/14/ Rick S. Aug 14, 2010 3:10 PM
iPad / iPhone FPS - Amigos, Would any one of you know how many frames per second does iPad / G Aug 14, 2010 2:47 PM
Re: [ia-55] Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - Hilary, Thank you so much for your thoughts and insight, it is very helpful. As a user resear user 4. Aug 14, 2010 12:32 PM
Re: [ia-55] Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - Alexis, Are you asking about in-person moderated tests as opposed to remote, or as opposed to voice Hilary B. Aug 14, 2010 12:23 PM
Re: [ia-55] Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - Hilary, do you prefer in-person moderated testing over other methods? If so, how come? user 4. Aug 14, 2010 11:39 AM
Re: [ia-55] Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - I do mainly in-person moderated testing. I know that Kelley Blue Book is also doing some testing usi Hilary B. Aug 14, 2010 11:19 AM
Re: [ia-55] Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - I can spend a day just talking about this topic. In a nutshell, we use Silverbacks, Moray, or Live Meeting to record remote participants. We also create a matrix to measure scope and severity. Sent from my iPhone Ha P. Aug 14, 2010 9:37 AM
Which usability testing methods and tools do you use? - Hello LA UX-ers, I am trying to get an understanding of what usability testing user 4. Aug 14, 2010 9:17 AM
User Experience and the Platform War - Hi Everyone, I thought I would share an article that provides some nice insight into user experience: "If there is one thing constant about the technology industry, it���s the fact that there is always a battle taking place. Whether it�� user 1. Aug 10, 2010 4:04 PM
Examples of Document Workflow - Hi,? Anyone have great examples of workflow user experiences? Specifically, great UI and process for ?approval, edit, and rejection of documents. -- -Tom Thomas Donehower, Dir UX at X. Aug 10, 2010 12:01 PM
Re: [ia-55] Online Card Sorting - I have used both Optimal Workshop's OptimalSort and TreeJack products, albeit some time ago. Dena S. Aug 6, 2010 3:16 PM
Re: [ia-55] Online Card Sorting - Hilary, Thank you for the card sorting feedback.? Very helpful. --Crystal ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::­:::: Crystal Ehrlich Cell:?[masked] http://www.crystal-ehrlich Crystal Ehrlich, UX D. Aug 6, 2010 10:08 AM
VISUAL UI DESIGNER NEEDED - Hi everyone, I'm looking for a VISUAL UI designer for about 30hrs for a project I'm working on. I just need user 7. Aug 6, 2010 8:36 AM
Re: [ia-55] Online Card Sorting - Crystal, I've used WebSort and thought it was OK. My biggest problem with it is that it is v Hilary B. Aug 5, 2010 9:43 PM
Online Card Sorting - Are there any online card sorting tools that you have tried and could recommend?? I'm looking at OptimalSort and WebSort. http://www.optimalworkshop.com­/ http:// Crystal Ehrlich, UX D. Aug 5, 2010 11:41 AM
Interaction Designer / UX / IA needed - Hi All, My company, FOX Audience Network, is looking to hire an Interaction Designer/UX/IA in our Santa Monica office. The Interaction Designer will help design, develop and refine all aspects of the user interface including work flows, wiref Dena S. Aug 4, 2010 10:14 AM
Information architech - user 1. Aug 3, 2010 8:56 AM
Re: [ia-55] Interactive Designer Looking For Full-Time Employment - Hi Chris, My company is looking too. ? http://www.applicantstack.com/­client/alelo/x/openings Cheers, user 7. Aug 1, 2010 8:05 AM
Interactive Designer Looking For Full-Time Employment - Hey folks, I emailed you all last week looking for employment opportunities for a buddy of mine who's a developer. Turns out I may be needing some assistance in this area as well. If anyone out there is looking for an interactive designe Chris C. Jul 30, 2010 2:58 PM
Re: [ia-55] iphone ipad wireframing - Thanks Samiq - that motivated me to give Keynote a try. Do you think the Amazon.com version is ligid? Also, do you happen to know, if - like Omnigraffle - the version created for iPad supports all the basic interactions needed for wireframing/prototyping, user 9. Jul 28, 2010 8:13 PM
Re: [ia-55] Need for Visual Designer / Animator ASAP... - I have a recruiter calling me about a mid-to-senior level IA position in the valley. Short term project a few months. If you're looking for something to tide you over until fall, this might be it. Email me for details, I'll forward along. Also, if a Patrick N. Jul 28, 2010 2:49 PM
Need for Visual Designer / Animator ASAP... - PLEASE FORWARD TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES.... POSITION TITLE: Visual Designer / Animator ABOUT THE COMPANY: Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in networking. Cisco products address the broadest range of networking soluti Mike M. Jul 27, 2010 12:15 PM
Re: The Los Angeles User Experience Meetup Mailing List Daily Digest - Preview not available user 7. Jul 27, 2010 8:00 AM
Post-it Pads for Prototyping iPhone Apps - user 7. Jul 26, 2010 11:10 PM

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