Account managers, Project managers, managers and employees don’t have a centralized tool that can categorize everything related to a project that’s always accessible with any Internet connection.
Issues that need to be solved for:
- Everyone needed to stay informed
- throughout a project life time.
- Files need to be stored and organized.
- Tasks can be created for individuals.
- Milestones can be managed.
- You can find anything relating to that project
- in snap by simply searching for it.
Design an easy to adapt desktop app that will allow the user to surface relevant and useful information without losing touch with what is happening in real time.
Validate the problem, end users and project goals by using these tools:
User research, Interviews, Define personas, Competitive analysis, Task Analysis, Personas, Business goals
Organize discovery into the overall perspective of the layout:
Sketch, Wireframing, User flow, Interaction design, Information Architecture
Create first perspectives of the design using design tools such as:
Visual design, Typography, Screen Mockup, Style guide
Frequent feedback from stake holders, executives and members of the team as well as the end users:
A-B testing, Survey, Analytics, Feedback
Validate and learn from user behavior:
Road map, Documentation, Next steps plan
Plan for the next version.
With the demographic in mind overall esthetic chosen was flat and 2D will subtle elements of perspective. The color palette used was a blend of new colors and the company brand colors.
Designing for this product has given me invaluable experience in creating a design system that can scale and be used in a wide variety of situations, and it has taught me a lot about process and collaboration in an agile environment. It’s also given me a greater appreciation for the importance of a well-designed user interface, especially in an application like this that has the ability to scale to the users needs.