TorCHI  Toronto Region Computer Human Interaction


TorCHI members meet monthly to hear presentations and discuss topics in human computer interaction (HCI), user experience (UX), usability and user interface design. We are psychologists, visual designers, human factors engineers, front end developers, computer scientists and others. Founded in 1990 (!), TorCHI stands for Toronto Computer-Human Interaction and is a local chapter of the international organization ACM SIGCHI.

Upcoming Events

User Experience Design Case Studies, Student Project Presentations

Date: Thursday December 14, 2017

Time: 6:45pm: Networking | 7pm: Presentation
Location: 140 St George St., Bissell Building, Room 205 

Cost: Free. RSVP Required.  Come and see what ToRCHI is all about, and if you like these presentations, join ToRCHI for $20/year membership.


ABSTRACT

Students from KMD UX Design Concentration and Mechanical Engineering UX Design, will share their innovative design projects:

Popcorn a Second-Screen App, by DigiQuest. A second screen application that utilizes the smartphone, to interact with a primary screen for home entertainment, by synchronizing the movie between remote users, facilitating social interaction, and provide users with information and trivia pertinent to the movie being watched. 

Cineplex Second Screen, by team NEXT. A Secondary Screen app to augment the primary viewing experience by leveraging content provided by content creators and distributors. 

Sidekick to Netflix, by team Resolve.  A second screen application for streaming services that enhances streaming by creating dynamic and information-rich viewing experiences. Sidekick connects viewers to additional information about their favourite shows, allows them to interact with fan communities, and shop content from the shows they’re watching.

PastTour, by group Studio Yi. An Augmented Reality application that will help professors make history classes more engaging and interactive, which will enhance the student's overall learning experience in the classroom.

User-First Mobile-First Banking App, by group 6th Dimension. A mobile banking app that matches the lifestyle and needs of users, providing solutions to the current challenges and limitations of existing mobile banking apps, such as having to go to a bank physically to cash out money and having to go through complicated procedures to pay bills and transfer money between persons. 

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Jobs

Senior User Researcher at Rakuten Kobo Inc. Details and application: https://www.kobo.com/ca/en/p/openpositions?p=job%2FoVDH4fw3

CIBC, UX Research Jobs 
CIBC Digital department is looking to grow its UX Research team.  Go to cibc.com/careers and search under Current Opportunities for the following job codes.  

1) Senior Manager of UX Research  Job ID: 17003618

2) UX Researcher (6 month contract) Job ID: 17003615


How to post a job?

Please send requests to events@torchi.org with job details and the billing contact. More details

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