Author Archives: Jen Bohmbach

WED April 28th: TALK – The Art & Science of Seductive Interactions at Clockwork Active Media Systems

UPA, UX Meetup, and Clockwork Active Media Systems are proud to present an evening with Stephen Anderson. We hope to see you there! WHAT’S HAPPENING The Art & Science of Seductive Interactions How can we design interactions that encourage specific behaviors? A while back, LinkedIn experimented with a feature: a little meter above the users’ […]

UX Book Club: Seth Godin Tribes

Since Seth Godin is coming to the Twin Cities in October, we thought this would be the perfect book to read for UX Book Club. It’s not a User Experience book per se, but it is relevant to us. It’s also a great way to get warmed up for the upcoming MIMA Summit. DATE & […]

UX Book Club June 8: Communicating Design by Dan Brown

Happy summer Twin Cities UX’ers –(even though it feels like October outside!) We met June 8, 6-8pm at Wilde Roast to discuss the book Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning by Dan Brown. The conversation was facilitated by Stephanie. She manages a User Experience team at U.S. Bank. She told us […]

UX Meetup May 18: Content Strategy with Kristina Halvorson

Happy spring Twin Cities UX’ers – Our next UX Meetup is May 18, 6-8pm at Wilde Roast. Come join us to learn from Kristina Halvorson of BrainTraffic and discuss Content Strategy. In the traditional website design process, content requirements definition happens as information architecture develops. In theory, this should successfully set the stage for content […]

UX Book Club: Designing the Obvious

We had a small but engaged book club tonight at Wilde Roast in Minneapolis. The book on the schedule was Designing the Obvious by Robert J. Hoekman, Jr. (@rhjr on Twitter) He has offered to have a call with the Minneapolis UX book club if we want to set one up, chime in on comments […]

UX Book Club Review

We held our first UX Book Club this week at Wilde Roast coffee house in Minneapolis, MN. It was a small but extremely engaged group.

OPPORTUNITY: Hang out with Seth Godin for 6 months

Seth Godin has put out a call for you to spend 6 months with him. It’s not an internship. It’s not an MBA you have to pay for but it’s something in between. He’s coined it an Alternative-MBA. This is the core of the experience that he is looking to provide, the best part is […]

WEB DEVELOPER: Position open at EatonGolden

I recently joined EatonGolden and we are looking to add a front end wizard to our team. WEB DEVELOPER SUMMARY EatonGolden, a Minneapolis-based interactive consulting firm, is looking for a front-end web developer to join their team. This role requires expert technical skills and a passion for collaboration and creative problem-solving. RESPONSIBILITIES A front-end Web […]

Twin Cities – Full time Permanent Opportunity

Description The Senior User Interface Designer is an innovative and seasoned design leader who is responsible for the design and development of the detailed User Interfaces (UI) and the functional and behavioral aspects of web based software products. Requires extensive experience in user-centered design processes for major products or services. Requires a broad understanding of […]

And the Webby for navigation goes to…..

IKEA and Flash. As an information architect, I was never really comfortable with the Webbys having a category for navigation in their suite of awards. This year’s winner is a great example of why contests are not really indicators of quality and best practices. A contest has its place. It is a great opportunity to […]