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.

Website
http://docs.joomla.org/User_Experience_Working_Group
Department
Production
Joomler Position Role Date Started
422a_cliff-pfeifer.jpg Cliff Pfeifer United States Team Leader Team Lead Jul 2015
dawn-russell.jpg Dawn Russell United States Assistant Team Leader Assistant Lead Nov 2016
b3ab_brian-peat.jpg Brian Peat United States Member Research & Testing Team Member Apr 2016
991e_britta-stender.jpg Britta Stender Denmark Member Design Lead Dec 2016
8045_david-steadson.jpg David Steadson Sweden Member Research & Testing Lead Nov 2016
544a_eric-fernance.jpg Eric Fernance Australia Member Research & Testing Team Member Feb 2016
Franz Wohlkönig Austria Member JUX Team Member Jan 2017
2dc6_work-photo.jpg George Wilson United Kingdom Member Liaison Jun 2016
fd82_jonathan_magoga_600.jpg Jonathan Magoga Canada Member JUX Team Member Feb 2017
justyna-michallek.jpg Justyna Michallek Member JUX Team Member Feb 2017
af13_15622174_1160718050663935_3647962702040094193_n.jpg Kawshar Ahmed Bangladesh Member JUX Team Member Mar 2017
Melanie Sosis United States Contributor Feb 2017
fd77_niranjan-janardhana.png Niranjan Janardhana India Contributor Feb 2016
bcfd_me.JPG Paul Adamson Canada Member Technical Team Member Feb 2017
eae8_rishi-vishwakarma.jpg Rishi Vishwakarma India Member Regional Coordinator Feb 2017
f5fa_tony_partridge_mlt.jpg Tony Partridge Isle of Man Member Technical Lead Dec 2016
8e11_10982319_10153212379934793_7404236717679468482_n.jpg majo TORRES MALDONADO Ecuador Member JUX Team Member Feb 2017
Joomler Position Role Date Started Date Ended
b4be_profilepic.jpg Crystal Harris Greece Team Leader Jun 2015 Sep 2015
315c_christopher-raymond.jpg Christopher Raymond United States Member Research & Testing Team Member Feb 2016 Aug 2016
b4be_profilepic.jpg Crystal Harris Greece Member Dec 2016 Jan 2017
a29b_david-hurley.png David Hurley PLT Liaison Nov 2014 Jun 2015
77b9_david-lingard.png David Lingard Australia Member Sep 2015 Aug 2016
0488_elisa-foltyn.jpg Elisa Foltyn Germany Member Design Lead Feb 2016 Aug 2016
jessica-dunbar.jpeg Jessica Dunbar PLT Liaison Jun 2015 Jan 2016
marco-dings.jpg Marco Dings Netherlands Member Research & Testing Team Member Aug 2014 Aug 2016
5ecc_niels-braczek.jpg Niels Braczek Germany Member Liaison Feb 2016 Aug 2016

JUX Design

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.  

Team Responsibilities

  • 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

 

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JUX Research & Testing

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.

Team Responsibilities

  • 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

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JUX Resource Management

Responsible for managing JUX team resources and optimizing team processes. Evaluates existing team resources and develops strategies to maximize team resources.

Team Responsibilities

  • 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

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JUX Technical Team

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. 

Team Responsibilities

  • 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

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Assistant Lead

Assists in with management of JUX Team and Projects.

Design Lead

Responsible for overseeing all UX related design projects.

Design Team Member

Responsible for UX related design tasks.

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JUX Team Member

Responsible for JUX Team tasks.

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Leadership

Responsible for team decisions, sub-team coordination, task assignments and new contributor onboarding.

Liaison

Communicates details between the JUX team and other teams and efforts within the community.

Regional Coordinator

Oversees regional JUX Team efforts.

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Research & Testing Lead

Responsible for overseeing JUX Reseach & Testing programs and projects.

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Research & Testing Team Member

Responsible for JUX related research tasks.

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Resource Management Lead

Oversees Resources Management programs and projects.

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Resources Management Team Member

Responsible for Resources Management tasks.

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Team Lead

Oversees JUX Team and Projects.

Technical Lead

Responsible for overseeing JUX technical tasks.

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Technical Team Member

Responsible for JUX technical tasks.

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JUX Leadership Meeting Mar 20th 2017

By Britta Stender on 2017-03-20 23:00 in User Experience Working Group

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...

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JUX Progress Report Week of Feb 27th 2017

By Cliff Pfeifer on 2017-03-06 18:10 in User Experience Working Group

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...

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JUX Leadership Meeting Feb 20th 2017

By Cliff Pfeifer on 2017-02-22 01:08 in User Experience Working Group

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...

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JUX & J4 Meeting Feb. 16, 2017

By Cliff Pfeifer on 2017-02-16 23:45 in User Experience Working Group

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...

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JUX Progress Report Feb 13, 2017

By Cliff Pfeifer on 2017-02-13 23:02 in User Experience Working Group

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

JUX Update & London Sprint Report

By Cliff Pfeifer on 2017-01-26 17:23 in User Experience Working Group

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...

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JUX Team Update December 13th 2016

By Cliff Pfeifer on 2016-12-13 22:31 in User Experience Working Group

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...

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JUX Meeting November 30th 2016

By Cliff Pfeifer on 2016-12-01 15:58 in User Experience Working Group

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...

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JUX Team Meeting Nov. 22 2016

By Cliff Pfeifer on 2016-11-23 02:09 in User Experience Working Group

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...

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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. 

Role Information:

  • 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.

Qualifications

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
  • Accessibility
  • 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.

JUX Team Member Application

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