Monday, October 20, 2014

2014 Arizona World Usability Day Celebration!

Join us at the 2014 Arizona World Usability Day Celebration on Thursday, November 13 for networking, great food, interactive presentations and valuable raffle items.

Are you looking for new ways to engage your customers? Join us for this year's World Usability Day in Arizona to learn how some of our local companies are using out-of-the-box techniques to increase customer engagement.
  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at PayPal's site re-design.
  • Learn how Pearson is including children in their design process.
  • Experience a design workshop by ethology.
  • Plus networking, giveaways and food!
We hope you can make it!

All attendees MUST REGISTER at
Networking and food begins at 6 p.m.

Location: PayPal, 9999 N. 90th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85258

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Monday, October 13, 2014

Lean UX Workshop - Phoenix, Monday, December 1


Lean UX Workshop - Phoenix, Monday, December 1, 2014

Jeff Gothelf, author of the award-winning book, Lean UX, will be presenting his full-day workshop, Lean UX: Agility through cross-functional collaboration in Phoenix on Monday, December 1, 2014. Every workshop attendee will also get a copy of Jeff's book.

For complete details and to register for the workshop, please visit the Eventbrite site:

Sunday, May 4, 2014

IUE2014 Conference - Tempe, AZ, June 9-11!

IUE2014 Conference Website

June 9-11, 2014
US Airways Corporate Headquarters
Tempe, AZ

Spotlighting methods for dramatically improving today’s user experience

Workshops, presentations and panel discussions by local and national UX experts!
This year’s conference will be held at the US Airways Corporate Headquarters, which is located in the heart of the Mill Avenue district.

This is the second year the IUE conference is being held in Phoenix. Come celebrate the 10th anniversary of the conference!

IUE2014, the tenth annual conference brings you top industry speakers, practitioners, and authors to provide you with a complete package of Internet user experience design training, case studies, and real-world examples. We cover most aspects of web site design and strategy, including user experience design, graphics, branding, social media, content style, the migration to mobile, and enhancements that drive customers to your site.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Arizona World Usability Day - November 14, 2013

2013 World Usability Day

2013 Arizona WUD Celebration
Thursday, November 14, 6-9 p.m.
9999 N. 90th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Keynote Presentation

"The Role of User Experience in Healthcare Safety and Quality"
Russ Branaghan, Ph.D.
Director of Cognitive Science & Engineering
Arizona State University

UX Seminar
"UX Sketching: Pen Before Pixel"
Kevin Goldman
29th Drive

Networking and food beginning at 6 p.m.

Registration required:

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Local Sponsors

UX/UI Design Position at Freescale Semiconductor, Chandler

Freescale is looking for an energetic, creative and technically savvy designer to work within our team. The UI Designer will work within a collaborative cross-functional project team to design portals, applications and Web properties. 

The UI Designer will contribute to the visual design and positively impacts the overall user experience while following a user-centered design process and considering appropriate technology platforms.


  • Primarily responsible for high-quality user interface designs, graphics, mock-ups and layouts for both new and existing Web applications and emerging platforms.
  • Designing, developing and implementing new websites and landing pages
  • Designing on various platforms such as browsers, tablets and smart devices
  • Creating intuitive user interfaces and interaction layers using best practices, the latest Web trends and all available tools to augment the user experience
  • Creating wireframes, mockups, sitemaps, storyboards, prototypes and user flows
  • Understand user workflow/interactions and translate business and product requirements to interface design and support the development teams through the product release process
  • Delivering awesome designs within given time and budget constraints with input from multiple disciplines such as brand identity, marketing and IT
  • Work closely with brand teams to create UI designs that represent a consistent and positive brand experience for the user
  • Work closely with usability team to ensure designs meet the needs of the external users, incorporating feedback when given
Skills Needed:
  • Very strong portfolio (B2B samples required)
  • 5 years design and interactive work experience with enterprise business applications and software
  • UI/UX design experience for a large company
  • Proficient to expert in: Illustrator, Photoshop, Visio, Microsoft Office, HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Previous experience with mobile application design
  • Experienced in wireframe tools (Balsamiq, Fireworks, Axure, etc.) and iOS or Android development.
  • Understanding of After Effects, Flash and OmniGraffle. Mapping or Geospatial software design
  • Excellent analytical and process-oriented skills
  • Ability to work in a demanding and fast paced environment
  • Enthusiastic, highly motivated and very detail-oriented individual
  • Clear and concise communicator with excellent collaboration skills

 Please contact:

Friday, June 21, 2013

Phoenix UX meeting

Friday, June 28th, 2013 
11am - 1pm

University of Advancing Technology
2625 W Baseline Rd 
Tempe, AZ 85283

Agenda for this inaugural meeting:
1.    Tour of UAT
2.    Introductions: Name, title, where you work
3.    Presentation/Discussion: What is user experience design?
4.    Human-Computer Interaction Program at UAT
5.    Workgroup(s): Design Thinking – 
  Problem: There is no central core professional group for UX in Phoenix?
               How can we change that? What are our needs and how can we support them?