Metaphorical Personas

When we think of a persona, we generally think of a stock photo or stick figure, some ratings on different dimensions, a few demographics, a quote, and a paragraph description. A mix of qualities that you have to reference back to and often forget the details of when...

Designer/developer job FAQ

A number of applicants for our designer/developer job have sent us questions. I’ve responded to the most common ones below: Is this a full time position? Yes. Though we’ll start with a trial period that you can do on the side. This is a big decision for us and...

Designer/developer job update

Here’s a quick update on our search for a designer/developer/unicorn. We’re still accepting applications though we may not be much past next week. We’ve had about 150 applicants.  Overall quality of candidates and applications has been high, which...

6 UX priorities for 2014

Winter always inspires a lot of work-related reading and reflection from me. Perhaps it’s the association of cold and darkness with school and long nights in the library. This winter I’ve been reading mostly about mobile UX, responsive design and content strategy....

Wanted: UX/usability intern

In addition to a web content intern, we’re also looking for a UX/usability intern. This is a great opportunity for grad students or recent grads in human factors, HCI, interaction design, etc. to gain real-world experience in web and mobile. Read the job description...