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Announcing a New Experience Architect Program for Aspiring UX Designers

by Teresa Kloser
February 25, 2013

Experience architects (aka, UX designers) are in high demand these days. In some locations, such as the Denver/Boulder area, an influx of tech startups makes it difficult for companies to find the user experience (UX) design expertise they need. That’s why we have teamed up with the Denver-based startup ecosystem Galvanize to offer an intensive, six-month Experience Architect program for [...]

What UX Designers Can Learn From Dancers

by Ana Sofia Gonzalez
December 14, 2012

UX design and dance have much in common, from the basic elements to the holistic experience of the performance. Dance is an art form in which human movement becomes the medium for sensing, understanding and communicating ideas, feelings and experiences. Dance provides a way of learning—one that develops communication abilities, problem solving techniques, and creative and critical thinking skills along [...]

No Experience Necessary

by Greg Casey
September 18, 2012

Here’s the scene. The client is leaning forward, tapping his index finger against his lips and squinting at wireframes displayed on the conference room’s LCD screens. “So I’m wondering, what kind of experience is the user going to have with this?” he asks. “As close to a non-experience as we can get,” is the answer.