Distinguished Lecture Series: Abby Covert

The amazing Abby Covert kicked off our distinguished lecture series with her talk titled ‘Make Sense: Information Architecture for Everybody’. Her presentation was an entertaining overview of what, at it’s core, IA is and how it comes up in our everyday lives (the answer: pretty much everywhere). She covered everything from IA problems to tools …

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Basics of Freelance – Links

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the Basics of Freelance talk at our last meeting! Active links and the slideshow are below. If you have any further questions, please contact me through my website: samantharaddatz.com   Hourly Rate Worksheet (Excel download) AIGA Aquent Survey Freelancers Union Contract Creator Freelancers Union Freelancer’s Bible (book) …

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Resources from Paul Lau

Here are the suggested resources from Paul Lau’s talk in early December. We hope everyone enjoyed the presentation! Tapworthy: Designing Great iPhone Apps: http://www.amazon.com/Tapworthy-Designing-Great-iPhone-Apps/dp/1449381650 Apple Human Interface Guidelines (HIG): https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/documentation/userexperience/conceptual/mobilehig/ Android Design Guidelines: http://developer.android.com/design/index.html Windows Design Guidelines: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/windows/apps/hh781237 Blackberry Developer Guidelines: http://docs.blackberry.com/en/developers/deliverables/17965/

Next Meeting: Thursday November 7th at 5:50pm in Room 609

Due to conflicts with Halloween and the Halloween Parade, the next Pratt UX/IA meeting will be held on Thursday November 7th. At the meeting we will be discussing the NYU Practicum, upcoming workshops and events, and announcing a new competition. April Siqueiros will also be sharing her UX / IA portfolio with the group!

UX @ NYU Libraries with Nadaleen Tempelman-Kluit

Tuesday, Oct 22 @ 5:50pm in Room 609 Have you ever wondered about how user experience (UX) works at a large academic library? If so, come hear Nadaleen Tempelman-Kluit, Discovery and Digital Access Librarian at New York University, explain about how she was able to introduce UX methods and tools to NYU’s library community, talk …

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