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At General Assembly, we are creating a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century – from web development and user experience design, to business fundamentals, to data science, to product management and digital marketing.
We create experiences that transform brands, grow businesses and make people’s lives better.
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We design integrated brand, product and service experiences.
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Modus Agency is a digital innovation consultancy founded to help global brands and visionary start-ups more fully realize the business potential of the digital age, where customers rule, connectivity is everywhere, and creating value for profit and social impact is the name of the game.
PRIMER shines a spotlight on the critical topics of likely and possible future that demand a design response now. It aims to inspire thinkers and makers to use futures design thinking as a method to develop new agendas for communities, businesses, and governments to strategize and align themselves economically and sustainably for the future as it arrives.
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Loop11 is the only way to get quantitative usability metrics…affordably. It’s the SurveyMonkey of usability testing. A self-serve, browser-based solution for usability professionals, web managers and web designers to create their own online, usability testing projects to get the metrics needed to optimize website usability.
We connect people interested in designing better user experiences with the best expertise available—in the formats that make the most sense, and in ways that demonstrate the value of UX.
Community and Regional Partners & Supporters
ACM New York City Meetup
ACM New York City is a non-profit professional group that meets regularly to discuss diverse topics in computer science such as user experience, user research, data visualization, predictive analytics, applied machine learning, statistical modeling, open data, and artificial neural networks. Meeting topics are varied and range from tutorials on basic concepts and their applications, to success stories from local practitioners and academic students, to discussions of tools, new technologies, and best practices. All are welcome to attend, to meet others, and to present their work.
Bentley University is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader and one with the deep technical skills, the broad global perspective and the high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. To achieve our goal, we infuse our advanced business curriculum with the richness of a liberal arts education. The results are graduates who are making an impact in their chosen fields and turning their passions into success stories. Located on a classic New England campus just minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers.
Today, the challenges of a rapidly changing world have made business skills and experiences hot commodities. More students are considering business as the foundation of their higher education experience, and considering Bentley in the process. With our unique blend of business, technology and the liberal arts, Bentley, a private, not-for-profit institution, provides students with relevant, practical and transferable skills.
At Bentley, we blend the breadth and technological strength of a large university with the values and student focus of a small college. Students interested in business professions choose from a wide range of programs that address all functional areas including accountancy, finance, marketing, management and liberal arts — all anchored in technology.
Columbia University’s Master of Science in Information and Knowledge Strategy (IKNS) is for individuals who are invested in the strategic potential of information management and collaboration. Graduates go on to become knowledge and analytics leaders, consultants, and entrepreneurs of digital products.
Design Futures Council
The Design Futures Council is a DesignIntelligence network of design, product and construction leaders who explore global trends, challenges, and opportunities to advance innovation and shape the future of the design industries and the environment. Members include leading architecture and design firms, dynamic manufacturers, service providers, and forward-thinking firms that take an active interest in their future.
Design Futures Council
Enterprise UX Meetup San Francisco
A place for UX designers, product managers, developers, executives and all around tech folk to discuss innovations in User Experience in Enterprise software
French-speaking association of professionals of the user experience. Flupa is a local chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association (UxPA) that supports researchers and professionals of the user experience and has more than 50 local chapters across the world.
Flupa brings together communities of professionals and researchers from engineering, humanities, marketing and design to share their practices and promote the user experience (UX).
We are a community of up-and-coming designers and developers passionate about improving our craft. We have a lot of fun together and always learn from each other. Our events include monthly happy hours, workshops on design, education events and more!
Human Factors International
Human Factors International (HFI) is the world’s largest company specializing in user experience (UX) design. Our focus is unique in helping clients develop mature and effective UX practices. We provide a complete and seamless suite of advisory, training, certification, methods, standards, and tools to help you institutionalize user (customer) centricity. Our design projects ensure an unbroken golden thread, from executive intent, through digital strategy and innovation, to structural and detailed design and validation, including metrics-based improvements. Beyond ensuring that users can efficiently use your offerings, we apply persuasive engineering methods to influence your customers to use digital channels, engage, and convert.
Institute of Design – Illinois Institute of Technology
IIT Institute of Design (ID) is the largest graduate design school in the US and specializes in research and strategy. ID faculty and students tackle complex issues like the future of reading, learning in the digital age, and tech-savvy, patient-centric healthcare. They develop methodology in emerging fields like urbanism, interactive place-making, quantified self, and design for social good. Some of this work is featured at ID’s annual conferences: the Strategy Conference and Design Research Conference. ID offers an MDes for candidates with or without design backgrounds, a dual MDes/MBA, a PhD, and a part-time, weekend-only MDM for professionals with eight years of leadership experience, and weeklong design camps.
ITP is a two-year graduate program located in the Tisch School of the Arts whose mission is to explore the imaginative use of communications technologies — how they might augment, improve, and bring delight and art into people’s lives. Perhaps the best way to describe us is as a Center for the Recently Possible.
The IxDA Austin is a local community-focused group within the larger Interaction Design Association. Whether you’re an information architect, interaction designer, visual designer or usability specialist, we seek to provide an opportunity for you to engage in conversation and learning across disciplines.
The Boston IxDA local group organizes workshops for people interested in interaction design. Our events gather together a vibrant community of professionals who design interactive systems, services and products of all kinds: web, desktop, enterprise, mobile, consumer electronics, digitally-enhanced environments, and more. Our programming is created by a passionate group of local leader volunteers and focuses on practicing what we preach. While our events cater to the interaction design community, all are welcome.
IxDA New York City
The IxDA New York City local group organizes monthly presentations and workshops for people interested in interaction design. Our events gather together a vibrant community of professionals who design interactive systems, services and products of all kinds: web, desktop, enterprise, mobile, consumer electronics, digitally-enhanced environments, and more.
IxDA San Francisco
IxDA San Francisco is the SF local group of the Interaction Design Association. The IxDA is a member-supported organization committed to serving the needs of the international interaction design community.
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Los Angeles is home to one of the largest volunteer-run User Experience (UX) professional development organization in the world. The Los Angeles User Experience Meetup has more than 3,000 members. Since the organization was founded on April 21, 2007 by Lynn Boyden, Chris Chandler, Craig Nakano and Weston Thompson, over 50 events have been held for User Experience Designers, Information Architects, Interaction Designers, UX Researchers, Usability Analysts and Engineers and others interested in UX-related topics.
NYC – CHI
NYC – CHI sporadically holds UX-focused events and has an active mailing list of over 1900 members to service New York area information architects, interaction designers, user experience designers, service designers, product and museum experience designers, usability practitioners, digital librarians, user interface designers and UI developers.
NYC UX + Data Meetup
The UX + Data will be exploring how to make data easily accessible, how to make data compelling, and how to leverage data in your UX process.
Prototypes that feel real.
Speculative Futures Meetup, San Francisco
Speculative Futures is a Meetup group in San Francisco that focuses on Speculative, Critical, Discursive, Fiction, and Futures Design. We also organize the Primer conference.
Speculative Futures Meetup
From a group of academic pioneers in 1868 to the Free Speech Movement in 1964, Berkeley is a place where the brightest minds from across the globe come together to explore, ask questions and improve the world.
On-demand video training covering every aspect of User Experience Design
UX Mastery is an online resource for aspiring user experience designers. Through our free articles, ebooks, in-person workshops, community projects, and a vibrant community of eager volunteers, we’ve helped thousands of people get started in UX and get better.
The Boston chapter of the User Experience Professionals’ Association is a highly active local community of individuals interested in usability, user experience design, interaction design, and their many related fields.
The DC chapter of the User Experience Professionals’ Association is a highly active local community of individuals interested in usability, user experience design, interaction design, and their many related fields.
UXPA is the global professional association of User Experience (UX) practitioners and students.
We seek to bring together professionals from the marketing, design, technology and research communities so that we may share our collective experiences and create a forum for learning and professional growth. We encourage you to join us at our monthly events, which are open to members and non-members.
We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit chapter of UXPA International serving the Greater Seattle area. We believe in friendly, inclusive, high-value events that help current practitioners, students, and other interested professionals learn more about the User Experience field.
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