Author: Carrie Nusbaum

Case Study: VDCI Redesign with Magento 2

by | November 20th, 2017

The Virtual Design & Construction Institute (VDCI; formerly known as cadteacher) was founded in 1997 by Al Whitley, MBA, AIA, to “teach architects, engineers and contractors in San Diego how to most effectively and appropriately use AutoCAD in their offices.” VDCI has grown significantly over the years — now offering high quality onsite and online […]

User Interviews for Smarter Web Development

by | February 5th, 2016

User interviews are foundational to our user-centered research process here at PINT. While there are a range of UX research methods — each appropriate for a specific context — we find interviews to be one of the most commonly applicable methods, and we conduct them for almost every project. However, the user interview process may […]

New UX Tools and Resources

by | June 15th, 2015

The user experience (UX) space changes pretty quickly. Trends and tools come and go at an almost daily pace. As a result, UX professionals generally appreciate anything that makes it easier to stay on top of the latest things happening in our area of expertise. To help this cause, I’ve put together a list of […]

UX Trends: Drunk UX

by | April 23rd, 2015

UX trends come and go, but sometimes we come across one that sticks. What’s the most entertaining UX trend of recent weeks? “Drunk UX” is definitely in the running. The idea is to assess the usability of a site… after a drink or two. We may find it a little more interesting than other firms, after […]

Book Review: Understanding Context

by | March 30th, 2015

Writing a book on the idea of context is a pretty tall order, when you stop to consider how much that actually encompasses. Thinking of context as “everything, yet something,” highlights the somewhat vague nature of the topic. Many elements of context have been studied across various fields of science over recent decades. By borrowing […]

UX Comics to Communicate UX Ideas

by | January 19th, 2015

  Conceptualizing and designing products today requires something very nuanced: an accurate understanding of users as people, and their experiences in different contexts. But as a UX professional, the ability to understand users in this way is only as valuable as your ability to communicate it to others, such as: The development team Project stakeholders […]