March 12, 2017

The first part of the development process of my website consists of the backend. To use data from the API On The Snow I had to create a script that would save a list of resorts in the database and then it would save the statistics pertaining each resort. The latter scr...

March 4, 2017

To test the onboarding experience I created paper prototypes to quickly test different ideas. The first experience constituted of a long survey like interface where the user had to make selections about what is important when going skiing. This option was not liked by...

February 24, 2017

One aspect of the website I wanted to emphasize on was the look and feel. To improve my designs I carried out some aesthetic user tests and I consulted with some graphic designers and UX designers.  Based on their feedback I iterated the design and interactions of the...

January 20, 2017

To break down my thesis project into digestible bi-weekly tasks I drew out a tree-map. This exercise helped me understand what I needed to get done by the end of the semester. After drawing a quick sketch I digitalized the map with Sketch. As I have been working on my...

December 19, 2016

The first round of user testing was done to understand if the content was clear and what the user wants.

User Testing Script

Imagine you are looking for information about skiing resorts.

Please spend 5 minutes exploring the app like you normally would.

  1. What would you e...

December 13, 2016

View prototype on InVision here:

Landing page with prompt box to fill out by the user. The user also has the option to exit out of the box and begin browsing locations through the map.  

This is the single page view of a location. The map...

December 12, 2016

Thesis Concept

This project researches clear user interfaces in the domain of web resources to design an informational web app on skiing resorts for people who love the sport. My goal is to make a skiing resort platform with affordances, including resort statistics and...

December 8, 2016

View prototype on InVision here:

This prototype was used to do the initial user testings. It was meant to reveal whether the information being portrayed was understandable and relevant to the user. This prototype was also used to understand if...

November 2, 2016

Making a flow chart helped me understand the movements of a user on my website. The chart also helped me clarify how many pages I would need to design to create my site. Based on those pages I created wireframes.

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