er seven informative, hope-filled weeks we made it. Well, at least we made it to the end of the first term of UX.
Of all of the design skills to master to become a good designer, typography was always the hardest for me. I believe the reason for this lies in the generation in which I entered design.
Week 4 not only represents the end to a long week, I think for me it represents the most challenging one to date. I wanted to take a little more time with the main assignment since it required research and practice to get it right. One thing that a learned quickly, was that based on…
I think this was a rather great end to a very informative week. During this week’s readings, we can an opportunity to dive deeper into human psychology. And around why people make mistakes and how we can design to help avoid them. It was interesting to learn that slips tend to happen more to people…
Week 2 started off a little shorter than most, due to the memorial day weekend. The unofficial end to summer meant distractions were inevitable. Still, I managed to carve some time out of play to get some reading done. What stuck with me after the readings though were chapter three of ” The Design of Everyday Things.”
So here we are, after one week of taking the UX course. Full disclosure, before deciding to take this course I attempted to apply for a few full-time UX jobs. With my design experience, I felt like I had the necessary tools and experience to “Fake it till you make it”. I was mistaken, there are so many nuances in UX that one has to learn, and so far I am glad I decided to go down this path of learning and enlightenment.
A few years ago I partnered with a local startup to create an app called Book’d. The following is a user experience design case study based on that project.