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UX Book Club Webinar - Hi Folks, Happy New Year!  I have an announcement from Brian Clayton over at UX Book Club LA, that they will be hosting a webinar with Val Head, author of Designing Interface Animation by Rosenfeld Media. J.j. K. Jan 13, 2017 10:17 AM
Re: Happy Hour Tomorrow - Oops, I forgot to include the link to RSVP to the Meetup!­eetup/events/234232894/ Best, J.J. J.j. K. Oct 26, 2016 3:40 PM
Happy Hour Tomorrow - Hi Folks, Please join me for the last happy hour of the year tomorrow at Pali Winery, starting at 5:30pm.  With the holidays coming up there won't be much going on, but I'd love for you to come and share your hop J.j. K. Oct 26, 2016 3:39 PM
AppFolio is Hiring a Director, Creative Services - Hi Folks, Our marketing team here at AppFolio is hiring for a Director, Creative Services position here in Santa Barbara: http:/ J.j. K. Oct 3, 2016 10:10 AM
Fwd: Big news! Center Centre’s first students will start on October 17! - For any aspiring UXers out there, I have high hopes for Jared Spool's new UX program at Center Centre.  They are looking for their first students to start in October, see below for more information. Best, J J.j. K. Aug 10, 2016 9:52 AM
Meetup Opportunity from SB Agile - Hi UXers - The SB Agile Meetup team has an interesting speaker next wee Ellie T. Aug 5, 2016 2:03 PM
What Customers Want Webinar Tonight - Hi SBUXers, Just a reminder about tonight's webinar with Tony Ulwick, author of the book What Customers Want. The webinar link has been announced:   J.j. K. May 24, 2016 9:25 AM
Meetup on Thursday - Hi SBUXers! Just a reminder to join us on Thursday to hear Jessamyn Miller talk about a recent undertaking to redesign the aesthetic of the GoTo product suite at Citrix.  Networking starts at 6pm, and the presentation wi J.j. K. May 10, 2016 4:29 PM
UX Book Club Lunch is on Wednesday - Hello everyone, Just a reminder, today's Book Club lunch has been shifted to Wednesday.­etup/events/230878991/ I'm going to run this on wednesdays for a few sessions to see what feedback is like Mihir P. May 10, 2016 10:04 AM
Re: Request for Feedback: Chatbot UX Approach for - Ran across this today on Medium and had to share: Trent B. Apr 22, 2016 1:56 PM
UX Consulting Wanted - Hi UXers, A local contact of mine has a client interested in a UX audit.  Any freelancers out there are encouraged to follow up by contacting  [address removed] . J.j. K. Apr 19, 2016 12:01 PM
Correction to the Amazon link for the book for the next UX Book Club Lunch meetup - The correct Amazon link for purchasing the book " UX for Lean Startups: Faster, Smarter User Experience Research and Design" by Laura Klein is  Anuja U. Apr 18, 2016 11:33 PM
UX Book Club Lunch : UX for Lean Startups: Faster, Smarter User Experience Research and Design by Laura Klein - Hello all, The votes are in for our next book for the UX Book Club Lunch! We will be discussing :  UX for Lean Startups: Faster, Smarter User Experience Research and Design  by Laura Klein Anuja U. Apr 18, 2016 10:52 PM
Request for Feedback: Chatbot UX Approach for - Hi fellow UI/ Trent B. Apr 18, 2016 9:09 AM
Please vote for the April/May Book Club Lunch Book - Hello all, You probably haven't seen my name here before! I am helping out Mihir with the UX Book Club Meet Up for the month. I look forward to meeting you in our upcoming UX Book Club lunch on April 26, 2016. Anuja U. Apr 15, 2016 5:09 PM
Join us on Thursday - Hi SBUXers, Just a reminder to join us at AppFolio this Thursday evening to hear Meg Cramer and Krishna Vadrevu talk to us about UX and Single Page Applications. Read more about the event and RSV J.j. K. Apr 12, 2016 7:22 PM
Book Club Lunch : Designing for People by Henry Dreyfuss - The results of the survey are in.  We will be discussing Designing for People by Henry Dreyfuss. Here's a link to the amazon listing if you want to order it from there, or get the kindle book:  Mihir P. Mar 5, 2016 7:52 PM
Please vote for the March Book Club Lunch Book - Hello all, Please take a moment to cast your vote for next lunch club's book­h2016 If you have a suggestion for a Mihir P. Mar 1, 2016 1:45 PM
Book Club Lunch : 100 things every designer needs to know about people by Susan Weinschenk - Hello all, The results of the survey are in.  We will be discussing 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know about People by Susan Weinschenk. Here's a link to the amazon listing if you want to order it from there, or g Mihir P. Jan 25, 2016 10:13 AM
Happy Hour Thursday - Hi Folks, This month's Happy Hour is happening on Thursday at M. Special Brewery  in Goleta.  Hope to see you there! Best, J.J. J.j. K. Jan 25, 2016 9:43 AM
Please vote for February's Book Club Lunch Book - Hello all,  Please take a moment to cast your vote for next lunch club's book­016 If you have a suggestion for a book to read, please bring Mihir P. Jan 22, 2016 9:06 AM
Meetup details changed: UX Book Club Lunch - I've updated this Meetup. For this year's first Book Club Lunch, we will talk about UX in 2015, trends, and thoughts about where UX is going to be in 2016. We shall also pick a book to read for the next Meetup. For Mihir P. Jan 13, 2016 9:34 PM
Front End Developer / Contract at AppFolio - ::: Front-End Developer (Independent Contractor) ::: AppFolio is looking for an experienced front-end developer (independent contractor) to support our online marketing J.j. K. Jan 11, 2016 1:56 PM
SB Agile Event Tonight - "Intro to Clean Language" - Happy New Year SBUXers! I apologize for the late notice, but in case you're interested our friends over at the SB Agile Meetup Group are hosting a speaker event tonight at Citrix up in Goleta. J.j. K. Jan 6, 2016 11:28 AM
iOS developer help - Kejun X. Oct 5, 2015 4:54 PM
Book Club Book: Interviewing Users by Steve Portigal. - The results of the poll are in. We had 9 total votes and the winner of this poll is I nterviewing Users: How to Uncover Compelling Insights by Steve Portigal ( Amazon link:  Mihir P. Oct 3, 2015 9:04 AM
Last Call: Vote for the next book. Voting ends tonight! - Hello all. Quick reminder here. Please vote for the next book for our Book Club at­veys/SBUXBCOct13/ Mihir P. Oct 2, 2015 1:56 PM
UX Book Club Lunch: Oct 13 : Book Vote! - Hello all, Here's the link to vote for next time's book club lunch book­veys/SBUXBCOct13 Please RSVP for the meetup here:  Mihir P. Sep 29, 2015 4:03 PM
UX Book Club Lunch Sept 28 | Next time's book poll. - A quick reminder to everyone who's coming for tomorrow's Book Club Lunch.  Our venue has changed to Paxti's Pizza at  515 State St. I'll send out a link to vote on next time's book tomorrow, but in the meantime, her Mihir P. Sep 28, 2015 5:33 PM
UX Book Club Lunch : Sept 1 : Usable Usability by Eric Reiss - Hello all,  The results of the vote are in. We'll be reading Usable Usability by Eric Reiss. Mihir P. Aug 23, 2015 8:51 AM
Vote for the next UX Book Club Lunch Book - Hello!  Have you voted for the next reading for our UX book club? You may do so here:­veys/SBUXBCaug15/ RSVP for the event at :­etup/events/224724 Mihir P. Aug 21, 2015 9:54 AM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] UX Lunch Book Club : 1 Sept 2015 - The meetup event link, which did not get hot-linked in the previous email:­etup/events/224724845/  Mihir P. Aug 18, 2015 2:38 PM
UX Lunch Book Club : 1 Sept 2015 - Hello everyone! I've got a survey up for the next UX Book Club Lunch that will happen on Sept 1, 2015, Noon at Sojourner Cafe. You can RSVP here to stay updated about the event:­-UX-Meetup/events/224724845/ Mihir P. Aug 18, 2015 2:29 PM
Lunch Book Club: Hooked: How to Build Habit Forming Products by Nir Eyal - The votes are in, and it's been a unanimous choice to read Nir Eyal's Hooked: How to Build Habit Forming Products by Nir Eyal. (Amazon link:­oked-How-Build-Habit-Forming-P­roducts/dp/1591847788/) In case you hav Mihir P. Jul 27, 2015 8:24 PM
Survey link for UX Lunch Book Club - Hello, I missed out on adding the survey link in the last email. Here it is:  Best, Mihir Mihir P. Jul 24, 2015 4:18 PM
UX Lunch Book Club : 4 August 2015 - Hello everyone! I've got a survey up for the next UX Book Club Lunch that will happen on August 4, 2015, Noon at Cafe Himalaya. You can RSVP here to stay updated about the event:  Mihir P. Jul 24, 2015 9:16 AM
In need of strong UX person for freelance work - Hello, Kris W. Jul 1, 2015 5:30 PM
Happy Hour Tomorrow @ The Merc - Hi All! Just a reminder that we have our monthly happy hour at the Mercury Lounge in Goleta tomorrow (Thursday) at 5:30pm.  Please take a moment to update your RSVP so I can give them a heads up to make space on the back J.j. K. Jun 24, 2015 1:52 PM
Next Tuesday - UX Lunch Book Club - "Why We Fail: Learning from Experience" - Just a reminder that the first lunch session to discuss "Why We Fail: Learning from Experience" ( Amazon link ) was moved to next Tuesday. RS Josh M. Jun 19, 2015 10:48 AM
Talk Tonight at AppFolio - Hi All, We're looking forward to having Steve Fisher here this evening to give his talk. I just wanted to check in to let you all know that there will be pizza at the event, and also to ask yo J.j. K. May 18, 2015 10:31 AM
Next Week's Talk by Steve Fisher - Hi SBUXers! Next Monday we have Steve Fisher in town who has graciously offered to give the latest (and presumably greatest) of his many insightful and influential talks in the field of UX. Check J.j. K. May 11, 2015 5:12 PM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] UX and Product Job Opportunities at AppFolio, Full Time/Internship - Hi, J.J., Thanks for the heads up! I actually just a Susie Mar 30, 2015 6:34 PM
UX and Product Job Opportunities at AppFolio, Full Time/Internship - Hi Folks, AppFolio is growing like crazy, and I wanted to share some opportunities with the group. We are currently looking for summer interns  in both Product Management and User Experienc J.j. K. Mar 30, 2015 6:28 PM
Seeking AngularJS Programmer - A local company in town is looking for a strong Angular JS Programmer to join their team.  Please email Mark Evans at  [address removed] for more info! Best, J.J. J.j. K. Jan 29, 2015 3:26 PM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] Event Idea - JJ -  I'm looking for product feedback. I can also provide the same. Thanks ! Sam Sperling On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 Sam S. Nov 13, 2014 9:35 AM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] Event Idea - I have be Jack R. Nov 11, 2014 10:26 AM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] Event Idea - I have a mobile product I am currently designing and would love to get involved. However, I am not a software engineer and I only have screen shots that I created in powerpoint. This is my first product I am designing so any feedback would PLekai Nov 11, 2014 10:09 AM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] Event Idea - That's an interested idea, Brandt.  Those of us with a UX background could teach a multi-day workshop on how to set up a product "test" to elicit rich feedback and how to synthesize that feedback into something actionable.  J.j. K. Nov 11, 2014 10:01 AM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] Event Idea - I really like the idea of show and tell but its a very daunting prospect - every day we have to sell our work to business units or clients. These entities only understand the process so much and are relying on our professional knowledge. Th Brandt S. Nov 10, 2014 5:31 PM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] Event Idea - JJ, I seem to have an uncanny knack for being out of town during these events. I have a product that is still in developme Benjamin Nov 10, 2014 5:02 PM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] Event Idea - I have Burke F. Nov 10, 2014 4:43 PM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] Event Idea - Preview not available Clara E. Nov 10, 2014 3:38 PM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] Event Idea - Hey everyone i'm new to the group. I would be up for volunteering products and giving feedback. Most of the products that i help design are SEO focused and concentrate almost purely on engagement with relatively simple ux, but i would d karl k. Nov 10, 2014 3:01 PM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] Event Idea - I'm bumping up this conversation, as it didn't seem to get much traction.  I think, for an idea like this to work, we would need both the presenters of the products and the interested volunteers to provide feedback.  We could have J.j. K. Nov 10, 2014 2:32 PM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] Event Idea - Sounds Burke F. Nov 1, 2014 1:05 PM
Event Idea - Hi SBUXers, One of our members, Derren, had this idea for a group event: J.j. K. Oct 31, 2014 5:50 PM
10 Reasons You Should Register for Startup Weekend - Hello SBUXers! I wanted to take a pause from the day to promote a pretty amazing event that is happening next month, right here in Santa Barbara.  I'm talking about the 4th Annual Startup Weekend: J.j. K. Oct 16, 2014 6:25 PM
Meetup details changed: UX Book Club - now on October 28th - Hi everyone, In order to better accommodate scheduling conflicts, the next book club has moved to Tuesday, October 28th. Hope to see you there! - Josh I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: Josh M. Oct 9, 2014 9:19 AM
Please Welcome Laura Smith! - Happy Fall SBUXers! It's my pleasure to announce that Laura Smith (UX Lead @ Invoca) has joined Josh Morse and I as an Organizer of the Santa Barbara User Experience Meetup Group.  We're thrilled to have another J.j. K. Sep 25, 2014 7:18 PM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] Book Club Next Week - That is excellent feedback, Mark.  I haven't attended any of the meetings so I don't know how Josh structured them but I will definitely pass the info. Thanks! J.J. J.j. K. Sep 8, 2014 10:30 AM
Book Club Next Week - Hi Gang, We have had no RSVPs to next week's book club announcement, which is surprising.  Mixed with another communication problem we may have had a couple of weeks ago, I'm beginning to wonder if this means people may not be receiving the ri J.j. K. Sep 4, 2014 5:56 PM
Primary Research and User Design Intern Needed - Hello SB UXers, If you are interested in learning the design research process (primary research) and applying findings to product iteration, we will be going through this process for a start up out of Santa Monica in late July early August (for appr Tamera P. Jul 14, 2014 10:01 AM
In need of strong UX person for freelance work - Preview not available Kris W. Jul 2, 2014 4:51 PM
Book Club Tomorrow at Finch and Fork - Hi All, I'm looking forward to seeing everyone at the Finch & Fork tomorrow for our first book club meeting!  Just an FYI that we'll be seated in the private room in the back (the room sits right on the corner of Carrillo and Chapala).  A J.j. K. Jun 9, 2014 11:57 AM
Book Club next Tuesday, Mobile First by Luke W. - Hi Folks, We still have 4 open spots for our book club meeting next Tuesday at Finch & Fork.  $20 includes lunch and a drink: ht J.j. K. Jun 2, 2014 6:02 PM
RightScale Open House on Monday, June 9 - RightScale is hosting an open house on  Monday, June 9  at our Santa Barbara head Josh M. Jun 2, 2014 1:47 PM
Summer UX Internship Opportunity at AppFolio - Dear SBUXers, For those of you looking to break into the field of UX, I wanted to share an exciting paid internship opportunity we have here at AppFolio: J.j. K. Apr 15, 2014 12:59 PM
SBUX Member Survey Link - Hi All, It was brought to my attention that the Meetup digest may have stripped out the URL to our member survey.  Here's the full link: J.j. K. Mar 3, 2014 3:36 PM
2014 Brainstorming - Dear SBUXers, Last week we put our heads together during a brainstorming session and generated some amazing ideas for what we hope to talk about in our community over the next year and more. F J.j. K. Feb 28, 2014 3:23 PM
Careers in UX - NNG recently completed a study on UX professionals and have published this free paper about considering a career in User Experience: J.j. K. Feb 13, 2014 10:09 AM
CROSS POST Submissions to UXPA 2014 are open! - Preview not available alberta s. Jan 18, 2014 4:12 PM
Web Developer position - Sustainability Info Design + Visualization - Santa Barbara, CA- Researchers at UCSB have recently completed a groundbreaking study assessing the environmental implications of managing a significant hazardous waste stream. The only problem- the state's legislators, who called for the study, do not Brandon K. Jan 8, 2014 4:56 PM
AppFolio is Hiring a UX Designer - Preview not available J.j. K. Dec 17, 2013 11:22 AM
UX Opening - LogicMonitor - Hi all, I'm sure this will come as a huge sur Annie D. Oct 1, 2013 2:48 PM
What's Your Story? - Happy Monday SBUXers! I wanted to reach out t J.j. K. Aug 26, 2013 11:19 AM
[Cross post] Need a designer for infographics/data visualization - Hi Folks, alberta s. Aug 21, 2013 11:26 PM
UX Contract Opportunity in Santa Barbara - Elite Meetings International is looking for a UX Designer: You will work with the UX and Product Development teams to design and develop amazing user experiences for our web applications As a UX Designer you will craft an amazing experience for hundreds J.j. K. Aug 6, 2013 5:43 PM
Happy Hour Details - Hi Folks, Just a reminder that tomorrow's UX Happy Hour will be at the Brewhouse starting between 5:30-6pm. PLEASE BRING CASH. The good folks at the Brewhouse were kind enough to reserve us a rather large spot, so let's make their job easier by not g J.j. K. Jul 30, 2013 12:22 PM
Disney is Hiring for Director, UX - Preview not available J.j. K. Jul 3, 2013 11:19 AM
UX Panel: Do you have a design background? - Hi Folks, I'm still looking for one more panel member for our next meetup (coming up in a few weeks), "How I Got Into UX". Specifically, it would be great to hear from someone who came from a design background. Please shoot me an email at jj.kerche J.j. K. Jul 3, 2013 10:36 AM
O'Reilly Startup, Lean Series Webcasts - Preview not available J.j. K. Jun 27, 2013 2:52 PM
No Lunch this Friday - Hi There, FYI there is no SBUX Lunch scheduled for this Friday. We cancelled this week's as Josh is working on something a little different for this month so stay tuned! Thanks, J.J. J.j. K. Jun 11, 2013 4:03 PM
How did you get into UX? - SBUXers, For our next evening Meetup, we'd like to host a panel discussion with 4-5 UX practitioners to talk about their career paths and how they got into UX. We're looking for volunteers who would like to be on that panel and share their stories. J.j. K. Jun 7, 2013 10:24 AM
Startup Weekend Santa Maria - Hi SBUXers, Happy Monday! I just wanted to put the word out that Jose Huitron is co-organizing a Startup Weekend in Santa Maria and they're looking for some folks from our group to get involved. Where thoughtful UX used to be an afterthought, I love J.j. K. Mar 25, 2013 8:10 AM
Lunch and Learn RSVPs - Hi Folks, We've been having some issues regarding RSVPs and actual attendees at our lunch and learn events, so I'm writing to ask those of you who have responded YES to this Friday's lunch to PLEASE update your status to this event if you are no longer J.j. K. Mar 4, 2013 9:45 AM
Optimal Sort Exercise Volunteer Request - Free Zoo Tickets! - SB UXers, The SB Zoo is doing some preliminary IA/taxonomy work on their website and needs volunteers to complete an Optimal Sort, virtual card sorting exercise. The exercise Bo C. Feb 25, 2013 5:37 PM
Citrix is hiring! - Preview not available Kathleen Mitchell G. Feb 7, 2013 10:55 AM
AppFolio is Hiring and Interaction Designer - SBUXers, Just a reminder that we're still looking for an Interaction Designer here at AppFolio! This is an exciting opportunity to be integrated as part of the team that innovates to make AppFolio great. If you want to work for a company with a pr J.j. K. Jan 14, 2013 3:57 PM
Slides from Today's UX Meetup - Hi Folks,   Thanks to those of you who were able to join us today for the Lunch & Learn and AppFolio.  A few of you asked if I could share my slides.  You can download them here if you'd like: J.j. K. Dec 14, 2012 3:40 PM
Lean Startup Conference Livestream @ AppFolio 12/3 - SBUXers, I wanted to send out this invite in case there's some in the group that may be interested in joining us f J.j. K. Nov 21, 2012 1:48 PM
AppFolio is Hiring! - Preview not available J.j. K. Nov 14, 2012 4:58 PM
Santa Barbara UX Meetup Survey - Dear SB-UXers, As co-organizers of the SBUX Meetup group, Kristen, Josh and I have been doing a lot of brainstorming to gear up for what we hope to be an awesome lineup of events in 2013. Blame the user researcher in us, but we'd actually love to hear J.j. K. Oct 24, 2012 3:32 PM
Win a free ticket to an upcoming Eric Reiss workshop! - Win a free ticket to an upcoming Eric Reiss workshop! You can pick one of the following workshops to attend: Usability Workshop, Saturday, October 13,  Crystal Ehrlich, UX D. Sep 30, 2012 12:50 PM
Re: [SB-UX-Meetup] Exciting news from the SB UX Meetup team - 200 members and new Co-organizers! - Thank you Kristen. It's been a great pleasure serving the Santa Barbara UX community. And welcome on board J.J. and Josh! It's exciting to be closer to technology in the bay area but kinda odd to hear people talking about data m Kejun X. Aug 11, 2012 10:00 AM
Exciting news from the SB UX Meetup team - 200 members and new Co-organizers! - Hi all - First off, my sincerest thanks to Kejun Xu for all the hard work she's done over the past year and a half organizing so many great events and keeping the Santa Barbara UX Meetup going. We'll miss Kristen J. Aug 6, 2012 3:31 PM
stop by and say hi to our new SB UX fearless leader - Kejun X. Jul 25, 2012 2:02 PM
Appfolio is Hiring a Marketing Web Developer Position - Hi SBUXers. Please keep your eyes and ears open for anyone who may be interested in this new position on our marketing team. &n J.j. K. Jun 27, 2012 1:15 PM
RE: [SB-UX-Meetup] UX slam moved to 6/28 - Thanks. I updated my calendar. I may be on vacation, but I' Susie May 23, 2012 6:59 AM
UX slam moved to 6/28 - Hi UXers! Just wanted to drop a quick note that I moved the UX Slam to June 28 Thursday night because we have a schedule conflict with 's cafe. Come and play, we'll have prizes for the winning team! Kejun X. May 22, 2012 9:34 PM
Designers needed to participate in Startup Weekend Santa Barbara June 1-3 -   Startup Weekend Santa Barbara, scheduled for June 1, 2 & 3, is a 52 hour collaborative event that brings together business minds, developers and designers to create businesses, networking opportunities and continue to build the San Kristen J. May 4, 2012 2:59 PM

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