Many think that user experience design is confined to sketching the interfaces. However, UX design is a much broader process that - ideally - starts at the strategy level and affects the whole lifecycle of a project or a business.
UX design begins by learning about the business model, doing…
“Great design does not come from great processes; it comes from great designers.” - Fred Brooks
Back to school. On OCAD’s campus at the #ixd13 workshops.
toobigtotweet: Good content requires good design. Good design requires good content. Never believe anyone who tells you they have one without having done any of the other.
Went to my first ballgame !ever!, last night. Nats vs Mets. Lots of horribly, disgustingly-delicious, fattening foods was consumed, along with 4 fingers of tequila. Third Eye Blind played afterwards to a packed stadium. Was a great night. Epic Summer.
Played key role in converting TRICARE Military Health Services’s various legacy systems into one web-based, call-center CRM application allowing health care representatives to manage their daily workflow and reporting needs. Designed user workflow diagrams. Translated data and ideas into infographics. Proposed new nomenclature and workflow efficiencies. Created interactive prototypes to convey proposed architecture to developers and client.
Product’s artifact samples:
Flying out to Austin this afternoon. And I will be bringing my triangle and high-kick. Tacos you better watch out!
Concept for product Athena, a task mobile app for students. Team ended up using a different concept, but I remained integral in the development and design of the apps buildout. Particularly, owning the IA, workflow and visuals asset management. Worked with design and engineering from third-party vendor.
Wrote the creative brief and walkthrough for product ideation with engineering and off-shore teams.
Slides + Pics: Snapshot of me facilitating UXR @ TC Williams High for Hobson’s Lean Startup product, “Element”.