New Officers Elected & First Spring Semester Meeting

Congratulations to our new officers!

Join us Thursday, 1/22 at 5:50pm in Room 609 (Manhattan Campus) for the first UX/IA meeting of the semester. We will welcome our new officers, and discuss upcoming events for the semester.

President, Hannah Goldstein
Vice-President of Communication, Rachel Bronstein
Vice-President of Records, Sarah Davis
Vice-President of Finance, Andrew Wong-Croccito

Presentation by Jennifer Anderson, UX Designer at NYPL

Join us as Jennifer Anderson, Senior UX Designer at New York Public Library, speaks about her experience creating a rapid prototyping system and web style guide for the NYPL as well as how her role relates to her colleagues at the library. And, of course, there will be time for questions!

Co-organized with SILSSA.

Date: Thursday, November 20th
Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Pratt Manhattan Room 707 (map)

Please RSVP below!

Etsy Design/Research Tour

Learn about the inner workings of the Etsy team and their ever-expanding research division.
Join us for a tour of the Etsy offices followed by presentations from their design, research and analyst teams!

Date: Thursday, November 13th
Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Etsy Offices – 55 Washington St, Suite 512, Brooklyn, NY 11201  (map)
Open to: Pratt students and alumni only

Please RSVP below.

Tour of the Bloomberg UX Lab!

The visit will consist of a tour of the Bloomberg building and usability lab, and a presentation of the User Experience team at Bloomberg. This is a great opportunity to see a state-of-the-art UX lab, and gain insight into the profession.

We’ll meet at 731 Lexington Avenue (between 58th & 59th St.) at 2:30pm.
Be sure to bring a photo ID.

Design Slam! – Fall 2014

You’ll be teamed up with a few other people who will be your ‘design team’. Everyone will be presented with a design challenge, created by our very own Craig MacDonald. After 40 minutes of brainstorming, planning, and sketching, your team will present your solution to our panel of UX and IA professionals. There will be quick critiques by our judges, and then a winner will be announced! There will be prizes awarded!

Refreshments and snacks are provided, and back by popular demand, DJ Seth Persons will be providing encouraging music!
The winning design team will be showered in prizes!

Date: Friday, October 24th
Time: Doors @ 6:30; Challenge presented @ 7:00
Location: Room 213, Pratt Manhattan: 144 West 14th Street (map)
Open to: Pratt students and alumni only

Please register for this event below:

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July 24th – Omnigraffle Workshop with Lars Lindahl

Join us for a workshop led by SILS alum Lars Lindahl. He will cover the basics of the wonderful wireframing tool, Omnigraffle. Whether you’re brand new to Omnigraffle or have some experience under your belt but burning questions remain, join us!

If you plan to bring your own laptop please be sure to have Omnigraffle pre-installed. A free trial download is available here: http://www.omnigroup.com/omnigraffle

Date: Thursday, July 24th
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Location: Room 609, Pratt Manhattan: 144 West 14th Street (map)
Open to: Pratt SILS students and alumni

Please register for this event below:

CANCELED: Omnigraffle Workshop with Lars Lindahl – April 19th

Unfortunately the Omnigraffle workshop this weekend will have to be postponed as the PMC campus just alerted the group that the school will be closed for the holiday weekend.

We’re working now to find a new date for the workshop and will let you know as soon as we have more information.

Join us for a workshop led by SILS alum Lars Lindahl. He will cover the basics of the wonderful wireframing tool, Omnigraffle. Whether you’re brand new to Omnigraffle or have some experience under your belt but burning questions remain, join us!

If you plan to bring your own laptop please be sure to have Omnigraffle pre-installed. A free trial download is available here: http://www.omnigroup.com/omnigraffle

Date: Saturday, April 19th
Time: 2:00-4:00pm
Location: Room 609, Pratt Manhattan: 144 West 14th Street (map)
Open to: Pratt SILS students and alumni

Please register for this event below: