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User Experience Trends In 2015: Part 2

Posted by Angela Schmeidel Randall on Jan 8, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Welcome to the second part of our two part sries about user experience trends for 2015. Earlier this week we shared four of the nine top user experience trends for 2015

To recap, here are the myths from Part 1:

  1. Responsive Sites 
  2. Enterprise UX
  3. In-house Teams
  4. Cross-discipline Responsibility for UX

Today we are going to take a look at five more user experience trends - some of which we've seen in previous years and some of which are just emerging. 

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User Experience Trends In 2015: Part 1

Posted by Angela Schmeidel Randall on Jan 5, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Welcome to 2015.  It's a great time to be in the field of user experience and an even better time to adopt user centered design. While we can't predict what he future for holds, but we have identied 9 user experience trends that are on our radar for 2015 - and should be on yours too.  

Today we'll share the first 4 of those with you. Let's get started.

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Job Opening - Account Executive

Posted by Angela Schmeidel Randall on Mar 19, 2014 3:23:55 PM

Normal Modes, a Houston-based (Rice Village) company, is looking for an account executive who is comfortable working independently in a fast-paced, varied environment translating and matching prospective client needs with Normal Modes’ suite of solutions.

You’ll be responsible for targeting, acquiring, and retaining clients; managing ongoing client relationships; and meeting monthly and annual revenue goals.

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Topics: News

Job Opening – Full-stack Ruby on Rails Programmer (A Generalist)

Posted by Angela Schmeidel Randall on Feb 13, 2014 4:31:20 AM

Normal Modes, a Houston-based (Rice Village) company, is looking for a full-stack programmer (a generalist) with extensive experience in Ruby on Rails.

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Topics: UX Careers

Job Opening - Office Generalist

Posted by Angela Schmeidel Randall on Feb 6, 2014 6:53:04 AM

If you're interested in customer experience, usability, web and software development, and/or entrepreneurship this is the job for you. Normal Modes, a Houston-based (Rice Village) company, is looking for office generalists who are comfortable working independently in a fast-paced, varied environment.

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Topics: News

UX Tips: UX Maturity Model

Posted by Angela Schmeidel Randall on Jul 15, 2012 9:27:00 PM

Lately, I've been considering the future of UX. Recruiters often reach out to me looking for candidates for job opportunities they have open. I'm often stunned by the breadth of expertise UX applicants are expected to have: business analysis, visual design, application UI design, usability research, project management and programming skills - skills covering all aspects of the project lifecycle. Which prompts the question: should one person on the project team really be responsible for all aspects of user experience? Would it be more reasonable to expect that user experience is not one team member's job but rather the responsibility of every member of the project team - from project manager to developer, business stakeholder to visual designer?

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Topics: Experience Strategy, UX Tips

June UX Events in Houston

Posted by Angela Schmeidel Randall on May 29, 2012 3:00:46 AM

June's shaping up to be a great month for UX networking in Houston. We've got two events that I'm aware of next week:

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Topics: UX Careers, News

UX Tips: Effective Use of Video

Posted by Angela Schmeidel Randall on Apr 16, 2012 2:00:36 AM

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Topics: UX Tips

What happens when we watch people use our software applications?

Posted by Angela Schmeidel Randall on Mar 29, 2012 3:00:17 AM

This is a little less formal than we practice in our usability testing engagements, but is still an excellent example of what we see during usability studies.

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Topics: Usability

UX Tips: Distinguish Between Intuitive (Unconscious) & Learned Behaviors

Posted by Angela Schmeidel Randall on Mar 28, 2012 2:00:25 AM

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Topics: UX Tips

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