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Interactive Design: Intro to User Centered Design

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This book examines the user-centered design process from the perspective of the design student and design professional. It introduces the different UX players, outlines the user-centered design process from user research to user testing, and explains through various examples how user centered design has been integrated into the design process of a variety of different design studios, worldwide.
Collaboration is essential to create useful, usable, compelling and successful interactive experiences. Designers, technologists, strategists, and user experience professionals must work together to create websites, mobile apps, kiosks, voice interfaces, and many other user experiences. User-centered design--designing for real people--is a powerful tool to add to any designers toolbox.



Jason Nunes UX Consultant Small Media Extra Large

JASON NUNES is an award winning screenwriter, author, digital media visionary, and user experience expert.

Jason recently co-authored the textbook Interactive Design: An Introduction to the Theory and Application of User-centered Design from Rockport Publishing. He is a co-creator of the first interactive online soap opera - Pod Opera Brooklyn. In 2011 two feature films he wrote were produced--Blood Junkies and The Ghost Club. He created the online web-series Exit Strategy for Teen Nick. His feature Resurrection Men is under option. Slamdance called the script "…an excellent embodiment of the dark comedy genre."

Jason has worked as a Director of User Experience for Adobe Systems, McGraw-Hill, The BBC, Schematic and Funny Garbage. He is a founder and creative director for the hybrid agency Small Media Extra Large

Jason has been the lead strategist for a variety of game-changing digital projects, such as the award winning Watch & Play iPhone & iPad app for Cartoon Network, the Ocean Portal for The Smithsonian Natural History Museum, which recently won the How 2011 Design Awards and several Webbies, and Reuters Insider, a revolutionary new video experience from Reuters and 150+ content partners. He has designed websites, mobile applications, and games for top brands from CNN to Vogue, from Coca-Cola to Nokia.