Brainteaser
Tom Chi  

Brainteaser

April 23rd, 2004 by Tom Chi :: 2 Comments

Recently, the interaction design mailing list I’m on has been flooded with a long debate on the HCI interview process and the place of portfolios within it. How valuable is a portfolio for judging interaction design skills? What are the legal dimensions of showing proprietary work? — and how can an interviewer be sure of what work that was done by the candidate vs. his/her team?

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Tom Chi  

Premium Job Postings

April 23rd, 2004 by Tom Chi :: 1 Comment

Since we’re talking about the recruiting process this week, it seems appropriate that I mention the launch of our new Premium Job Posting service. If your company is actively recruiting HCI professionals, a Premium Job Posting is a great way to stand out amongst the ever-shifting stream of jobs that we catalog. It also lets you customize your post’s details page to better represent your organization and its unique opportunities. KC highly recommends it!

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Interaction Architect Title Generator : Oldie but Goodie poking fun at the never ending discussions about what we should call ourselves, instead of what we should be doing. - Comment »
Kevin Cheng  

Portfolia

April 26th, 2004 by Kevin Cheng :: Comment »

As Tom and I head into CHI 2004, job hunting is on a lot of people’s minds. Résumés, interviews, brainteasers and of course, portfolios have become a regular topic of conversation. The topic is especially close to home for me as I find myself in the “soon to graduate” camp for the second time - certainly a strange feeling after being in the interviewer seat for a year or two.

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The ESP Game : A clever way of using collaborative gaming to label images on the web and another example that a distributed user base is the best way to gather consensus data. - Comment »

OK/Cancel is a comic strip collaboration co-written and co-illustrated by Kevin Cheng and Tom Chi. Our subject matter focuses on interfaces, good and bad and the people behind the industry of building interfaces - usability specialists, interaction designers, human-computer interaction (HCI) experts, industrial designers, etc. (Who Links Here) ?