User Experience Working Group (JUX)
The Joomla User Experience (JUX) Working Group is focused on improving the Joomla User Experience. This includes all aspects of the Joomla CMS platform and community resources. We encourage all contributors to get involved and we welcome feedback from all Joomla users.
|Cliff Pfeifer United States||Team Leader||Team Lead||Jul 2015|
|Dawn Russell United States||Assistant Team Leader||Assistant Lead||Nov 2016|
|Brian Peat United States||Member||Research & Testing Team Member||Apr 2016|
|Britta Stender Denmark||Member||Design Lead||Dec 2016|
|David Steadson Sweden||Member||Research & Testing Lead||Nov 2016|
|Eric Fernance Australia||Member||Research & Testing Team Member||Feb 2016|
|Franz Wohlkönig Austria||Member||JUX Team Member||Jan 2017|
|George Wilson United Kingdom||Member||Liaison||Jun 2016|
|Jonathan Magoga Canada||Member||JUX Team Member||Feb 2017|
|Justyna Michallek||Member||JUX Team Member||Feb 2017|
|Kawshar Ahmed Bangladesh||Member||JUX Team Member||Mar 2017|
|Melanie Sosis United States||Contributor||Feb 2017|
|Niranjan Janardhana India||Contributor||Feb 2016|
|Paul Adamson Canada||Member||Technical Team Member||Feb 2017|
|Rishi Vishwakarma India||Member||Regional Coordinator||Feb 2017|
|Tony Partridge Isle of Man||Member||Technical Lead||Dec 2016|
|majo TORRES MALDONADO Ecuador||Member||JUX Team Member||Feb 2017|
|Joomler||Position||Role||Date Started||Date Ended|
|Crystal Harris Greece||Team Leader||Jun 2015||Sep 2015|
|Christopher Raymond United States||Member||Research & Testing Team Member||Feb 2016||Aug 2016|
|Crystal Harris Greece||Member||Dec 2016||Jan 2017|
|David Hurley||PLT Liaison||Nov 2014||Jun 2015|
|David Lingard Australia||Member||Sep 2015||Aug 2016|
|Elisa Foltyn Germany||Member||Design Lead||Feb 2016||Aug 2016|
|Jessica Dunbar||PLT Liaison||Jun 2015||Jan 2016|
|Marco Dings Netherlands||Member||Research & Testing Team Member||Aug 2014||Aug 2016|
|Niels Braczek Germany||Member||Liaison||Feb 2016||Aug 2016|
Creates web and graphic designs for JUX projects, internal JUX team materials and team campaigns. Such as: prototypes, wireframes, mockups, infographics, presentations, team deliverables, templates for team materials and reports, team outreach and research materials.
Coordinates with production department teams and projects, as well as other community departments and working groups as necessary.
Platform UI Design
Wireframing, Mockups & Prototyping
Graphic Design for Team Materials
Research & Outreach Materials
Data Visualization and research report designs
Team Deliverable Designs & Templates (Personas, User Flows, Task Grids etc)
Team Presentations and Infographics
General design related team tasks
Read more: JUX Design
Responsible for the organization and Management of JUX user research & testing efforts. The JUX Research & Testing Team gathers user feedback and delivers analysis and recommendation reports to the community based on their findings.
Create and manage research & testing materials
Creation and qualification of user personas
Collection of user feedback and industry research
Administration of user tests and interviews
Analysis, reporting and recommendations
Responsible for managing JUX team resources and optimizing team processes. Evaluates existing team resources and develops strategies to maximize team resources.
Manages contributor applications
Manages contributor onboarding process
Manages list of team contributor information and availability
Manages research volunteer list
Team resource auditing, evaluations and recommendations
- Team budget and schedule management
Responsible for JUX technical and logistical tasks.
Such as: maintaining and configuring JUX research platforms and testing installations, management of JUX Related Github issues, Technical writing and documentation, providing general assistance with development related team and project tasks.
Setup and maintenance of user research and testing platforms
Setup and maintenance of team testing tools and testing environments
Github issue and task management
Development related team and project tasks
Technical assistance for team members and contributors
Technical Writing & Documentation
Responsible for team decisions, sub-team coordination, task assignments and new contributor onboarding.
People Present: David Steadson Britta Stender Dawn Russell Task Management Discussion: We discovered in this meeting that there are two Trello Boards set up and in use. David has access to one and Britta and Dawn the other. One is called JUX_Team and the other is JUX. We need to add David to...Read more: JUX Leadership Meeting Mar 20th 2017
Summary of JUX activity for the week of February 27, 2017 Our goals for the week were definiing our next steps for Joomla 4 and bringing new contributors into our process. A number of meetings were held and our team and process is coming together in a very encouraging way. We have a much stronger...Read more: JUX Progress Report Week of Feb 27th 2017
JUX Leadership Meeting, February 20th, 2017 19:00 UTC Attendees: Cliff Pfeifer Dawn Russell Britta Stender David Steadson Excused: Tony Partridge ( out of town on vacation ) Agenda: Team Administration Budget Annual budget proposal due in March, the sooner the better Need...Read more: JUX Leadership Meeting Feb 20th 2017
Meeting Time: 21:00 UTC to 22:00 UTC Participants: Eric Fernance Charlie Lodder Brian Peat Cliff Pfeifer Dawn Russell Ciaran Walsh Excused: Britta Stender Agenda Items: Regroup & catch up Progress since London Design updates to backend template Review of concepts...Read more: JUX & J4 Meeting Feb. 16, 2017
This report is a summary of JUX Team activity for the past two weeks. Application Reviews and New Contributor Onboarding We received more than 40 applications from our call in Mid-January. We have followed up with them to let them know we received their applications and we still in the process...Read more: JUX Progress Report Feb 13, 2017
Happy new year from the JUX Team. We have been preparing for the London Sprint in the first weeks of 2017 while developing a comprehensive UX strategy for the Joomla platform and working on the various projects we have been tasked with. The scope of work our team faces is enormous and it is...Read more: JUX Update & London Sprint Report
This update is a summary of JUX Team activity over the past two weeks. Team News The Transistion Team has officially concluded Cliff Pfeifer will remain as JUX Team Leader. We would like to thank the Transition Team for their time, effort and diligence in resolving this...Read more: JUX Team Update December 13th 2016
JUX Meeting November 30th 2016 Wednesday November 30nd 17:00 UTC Time Duration 1:00 Participants: Dawn Russell Rishi Vishwakarma Rich Starkie Niels Braczek Crystal Harris Cliff Pfeifer Charlie Lodder Brian Peat Armands Vijups Allon Moritz Elisa Foltyn Britta Stender Agenda Items...Read more: JUX Meeting November 30th 2016
JUX Meeting Agenda November 22nd Tuesday November 22nd 22:00 UTC Time Participants: Cliff Pfeifer Dawn Russell Britta Stender Elisa Foltyn George Wilson Charlie Lodder Rishi Vishwakarma Tony Partridge Brian Peat Eric Fernance Agenda Items & Minutes: Meeting notes...Read more: JUX Team Meeting Nov. 22 2016
All details and notes in the Meeting Agenda & Notes document.Read more: JUX Working Group Meeting August 18 2016
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The Joomla User Experience Team is looking for experienced Joomla users and UX professionals to help in various areas of the UX process for the Joomla platform.
- Research, test and gather feedback from Joomla users to better understand their goals, motivations and behaviors and create analysis reports for the community.
- Develop strategies to transform user based goals into real world solutions which can be implemented into the Joomla core.
- Collaborate with Joomla production teams and other areas of the community through designs, interactive prototypes and recommendations based on user research.
We are seeking people with backgrounds in UX, as well as specialists in various areas to assist with a number of different tasks relating to upcoming releases of the Joomla platform.
Ideal JUX team member candidates:
- Are able to commit time to the project consistently
- Possess excellent communication and collaborative skills
- Have high standards of quality with strong attention to detail
- Have a flexible, friendly approach and a team oriented attitude
- Are creative, conceptual and forward thinking
- Are proactive, self-starting and motivated
- Are empathetic, supportive and compassionate
Experience in one or more of these areas
- User Research
- Usability Testing
- Behavior Analysis
- Data Visualization
- Interaction Design
- Systematic Design
- Information Architecture
- Technical or Copy Writing
- Experience with the Joomla platform is preferred but not necessary. All candidates should have knowledge of web and mobile technologies and experience with internet, graphic or UX design software.
2017 promises to be a big year for the Joomla platform and you can be part of it. If you are interested in contributing to the JUX Team please fill out the application below.
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