Author Archives: Candice McFarland

May 6th: Designing a Concept for a Smartwatch

For our May meeting, Lawrence Najjar will lead us in an interactive, highly participatory exercise to design a concept for a near-future, feasible, and popular smartwatch. We will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a wrist mounted device, then brainstorm … Continue reading

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April meeting: SXSW Interactive Roundup and Review

If you went to SXSW Interactive, we want to hear about it. What was insightful, interesting, fun, thought-provoking? Those of us who didn’t go can get a mini SXSW for free! For those of you who want to share, this … Continue reading

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2013 Austin UXPA board members announced

We are pleased to announce the new Austin UXPA board members for 2013. They are Candice McFarland, President; Sasha Wolosin, Vice President; and Julie Lowe, Secretary. Candice McFarland is the customer engagement manager for Dell’s B2B websites globally. What does … Continue reading

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Job opening: Rock Star Senior UX Designer Wanted

Rock Star Senior UX Designer Wanted When presented with a thorny problem, do you immediately grab pencil and paper to figure out the solution? Are you always considering ways that the real world can better organize and present information (e.g. … Continue reading

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Call for Austin UXPA board members: Election on Feb. 5

Dear Austin UXPA members, We will hold elections on Tuesday, Feb. 5, to elect Austin UXPA board members for the 2013 calendar year. This is a volunteer (non-paid) position with the following benefits and responsibilities. We encourage you to reach … Continue reading

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