UX for Good wins the 2013 IxDA People’s Choice Interaction Awards


UX for Good has been selected as the People’s Choice in this year’s IxDA Interaction Awards. It was an honor to work on the project. Mad props to the organizers, our local hosts, clients, teammates and friends. And a personal shout out to the support of the Purpose team and Marilia Bezerra in particular for the initial intro that connected me to this awesome project.

UX for Good New Orleans also just appeared on HLNTV.

Photo above: Brynn Evans, Rob Chappell, Tanarra Schneider and myself presenting the concept for Tip the Band

UX for Good – New Orleans 2012 from UX for Good on Vimeo.

UX for Good – New Orleans 2012

Back in May of this year, I had the honor and privilege of taking part in UX for Good in New Orleans. Here is the video documenting that experience:

UX for Good – New Orleans 2012 from UX for Good on Vimeo.

In New Orleans, music can easily be mistaken for a natural resource. It seems to emanate from every cobblestone and corner bar. But every note of every song is a product of human beings, many of whom are living in a system that is increasingly inhumane. At the second annual UX for Good event, user-experience designers from across the country convened in New Orleans, where they applied their unique brand of unrelenting empathy to the problems musicians face in their everyday lives. By the end of the event, the team of designers had devised three original ways to connect New Orleans musicians with the prosperity they deserve. Read more about what they came up with at ux4good.com.