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Fewer steps, fewer screens. In my last post, I shared the existing flow… Existing User Flow Here’s a streamlined step-thru: Digital Cookie Revised Flow Many of the decisions are the same but the screen count is reduced. (I’ll show the screen comparisons in the next post.)
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Data viz with colors have multiple meanings Posted this on my Twitter awhile back. The map below has confusing colors and labels. The darkest colors, in a global sense, usually signify the most extreme conditions, yet the darkest color on the legend is *is the middle* of two lighter colors. Also, is “warning” stronger than...
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I love microinteractions Moments of delight and creativity within the mundane – like the word “fetch” in the search box – drive me to return to sites again.
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How it works right now In my introductory posts about this project, I noted my frustration with the flow through conducting a credit/debit transaction. The image below formalizes the steps I drafted earlier into a flow chart. If you’ve not encountered flow charts before, the rectangles represent process and the diamond shapes represent decisions. Existing...
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The existing app In the last post, I introduced the problems I was having use the Digital Cookie app. To give a better sense of the interaction flow, here’s the first set of screens the user sees on t the existing app. To start a new in-person order (e.g. an order that will be paid...
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Confusing confirmation boxes Your user should be able to quickly understand what happened after they made a choice or completed an action. In this case, I updated some information. After I hit enter, this screen popped up. If I hadn’t recorded a screenshot of what I did, I would have no idea what happened. Let’s...
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The Issue | Part of the onboarding process is to make the user feel like it can be done quickly. Ideally, it can be done quickly. If it can’t be done quickly, break down the steps and offer a progress report. Thing 1 -> Thing 2 -> Thing 3 -> Finished At first glance, the...
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This project is a redesign of an app I used often as a Girl Scout parent volunteer. I came to dread using the app but had no alternative if I wanted to complete an action. In this case, it was taking credit card payments for cookie purchases. No really. Using this app made me crazy....
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First Take I participated in a design challenge by Adobe XD in early 2018. The brief was to design an app (using XD, natch) introducing folks to the most creative spots in one’s city (country, locale, etc.). The brief also instructed participants to use one of three sets of designer icons. Icon set I chose...
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Works-in-progress and UX/UI analysis This blog is set to do a couple of things. First it’s a diary of my UX projects in progress. While I’ve been job searching, I’ve also been working on some side projects to keep the tools in my UX kit sharp. ABQ10 The first project sprung from an Adobe XD...
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