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Accepting Applications: Certificate in User-Centered Design

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 09:46

The application period is now open for HCDE’s Certificate in User-Centered Design. The best way to learn about the User-Centered Design Certificate program is to attend an upcoming information session. Mark your calendars for the summer dates!

User-Centered Design Certificate Info Sessions  Monday, June 23  Monday, July 7  Monday, July 28  Monday, August 4

All sessions are held from 5:30–6:30 p.m. in Sieg Hall, Room 420, on the UW Seattle Campus. No RSVP is necessary to attend.

If you would like to be added to the mailing list, please email, subject line: UCD Certificate mailing list. We regret that this email address cannot respond to inquires.

SUMMER INTERNSHIP: Human Machine Interface GUI testing

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 13:40
Human Machine Interface GUI testing
Pearson Packaging Systems Internship Description:

Pearson Packaging Systems provides high speed industrial automation solutions for the major food and beverage manufacturers in North America. Our solutions are a combination of mechatronics and robotics performing a number of functions in the packaging of finished products prior to shipment. We have just finished developing a new GUI for the color touchscreen HMI used by operators and maintenance personnel who interface with the machinery. The new GUI is uses icon based navigation and presents a lot of previously tabular data in graphical formats. This is the 1st release of this new GUI. This intern position is for an HCDE student or recent graduate to develop a user test process and then conduct user testing to identify a list of future enhancements and improvements to be implemented in future releases. In this position the intern will be working closely with controls engineers and product marketing.

Required Skills:

Ability to design and implement graphical user interface user testing.
Ability to document processes
Ability to generate test summaries and reports

Desired Skills:

Understanding of mechatronics and robotics principles

Special Notes/Application Procedures:

Pearson Packaging Systems will provide furnished housing for the duration of the internship.

Relocation Allowance?

Yes, Eastside
Due to our location having personal transportation is desirable. However there is a bus stop within 1/4 mile of our plant.

Application Deadline:

ASAP! Job will be listed until Jul 05, 2014

Duration of Position:

Summer 2014

Pay Range:



Dan Aubertin,, 509–241-4718,

HCDE Grad Student Association Film Showing: “If You Build It”

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 11:32

The HCDE Graduate Student Association is hosting a showing of the award-winning documentary, “If You Build It.” Current students are invited to join and pizza will be served.

If You Build It
Tuesday, June 10
7 p.m.
HCDE Design Lab, Sieg 233

Watch the If You Build It trailer on vimeo.