Re: interface editing

Subject: Re: interface editing
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2012 08:42:46 -0800

A very good question, as I perform this role at my place of business, too.
So far I like "User Experience (GUI) Editor".

> Chris

On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 11:42 AM, CJ Daly <cjdaly18 -at- hotmail -dot- com> wrote:

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> I'm trying to explain to my boss that I'm do more than just write
> documentation. I take the interface that the programmer
> and the designer have created and I edit the on-screen language, button
> and field names and change placement of items on the screen. I also edit
> the text of the error messages to make them more helpful for the users. I
> don't want to call it interface design because the designer came up with
> the look & feel and the programmer uses it. I'm editing what's already been
> created. It's not really quality control/assurance/improvement because I'm
> not testing the validity of the data itself or streamlining the process of
> how the data is gathered. I'm not doing any direct testing with users (nor
> am I focusing on special needs users) so I hesitate to call it usability.
> I'm looking for a phrase to describe it. Does "interface editing" describe
> it well enough? Any suggestions?
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