Design challenge winners, Moosk. For the second year in a row Zoosk partnered with the Human Computer Interaction Design program at Indiana University to give a design challenge to their master’s students. The students had four and a half days to work with the prompt we gave them and produce a deliverable. Once again we …Read More
Humor can be an amazing tool. It can add a touch of fun and whimsy to an ordinarily mundane situation. In UX, it can transform a mediocre experience into something delightful. And, like anything else, it can also fail miserably. Many of us have experienced annoying, even frustrating, uses of humor—and not just in a …Read More
Right now, Zoosk is looking to hire a UI Designer. We’ve hired quite a few people in the last year and a half, and our process has evolved over time, so we thought we’d share. Step 1: Reviewing Materials The first step in the process is that the Director of UX (that’s me, Beth) reads …Read More
Every year The International Design for Experience (DfE) Awards program recognizes people, teams, products, and services that have achieved success in the field of experience design―and this year Zoosk’s User Experience team (hey, that’s us) was one of those recognized! …Read More
From interaction states and responsive icon collections, to a blog on atomic design and quotes from the office—It was a busy week for the Zoosk UX team. Check out the links and resources that have been passed around the Zoosk office recently, and make use of some of the free tools we've found useful. …Read More
In the fall the UX team at Zoosk partnered with the Human Computer Interaction Design program at Indiana University to give a design challenge to their master’s students. Over the course of one week, students worked in teams to create new ideas for fostering quality romantic interactions in an online setting. Read on to see what they came up with. …Read More
We’re a relatively new team but we’ve made huge strides towards improving Zoosk’s user experience in only a year. And now we want to share! Between our four UI designers, an interaction designer, a content strategist, a UX director, and a user research intern we’ve managed to tackle some tough projects while putting a new emphasis on UX across the product development process. To get an idea of who we are, check out our four principles of design and meet the team! …Read More
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