I still remember the first time I was called “User Experience Designer”. It was many years ago, engaged as a consultant on a gig for Vignette. We had decided to set up a test lab to test the usability of an application that we were building for some client. That test group fundamentally changed how […]
Market6 co-founder Wayne Levy Photo Credit: Kendall Karmanian This article about Wayne Levy the CFO of Market6 (where I currently am employed) was recently posted on (Crain’s) ChicagoBusiness.com Article By: Julie Davis August 02, 2014 Sometimes a good idea takes years to come to fruition. Sometimes it takes decades. Wayne Levy, 63, hit on his […]
1. What is information architecture? At its most basic, information architecture is the construction of a structure or the organization of information. On the Web, information architecture is a combination of organizing a site’s content into categories and creating an interface to support those categories. It stems from traditional architecture, which is made up of […]
Interactive Prototyping As interaction designers explore potential solutions through an iterative process. An interactive prototype defines the layout and functionality of the user interface and allows you to experience the solution faster. With an interactive model designers can gather feedback early in the design process. Mood Boards Mood Boards visually communicate the intended messaging of […]
Summary The Worker ReEmployment portal currently resides on the CareerOneStop website. Under direction from the White House (WH), the site was updated to include the following: More content integration from other government sites (e.g.: benefit.gov), better flow for people to access Unemployment information on a Federal and State level, including access to other resources that […]
Wireframes are a basic visual guide used in digital design to suggest the layout of fundamental elements in the interface. Because of this, they are often completed before final visual designs are developed. When completed correctly, they provide a visual reference upon which to structure each screen. RR – Detailed Wireframes (PDF) Wireframes allow for […]
Lenovo – Support Section (Lead UX Designer) Participated in a 7 person team doing analysis, design, enhancements and testing of a customer facing and call center application to troubleshoot and provide warranty parts replacement for computers, laptop and other hardware. Delivered the final high fidelity mockups and participated in the wire framing and requirement gathering. […]
This is the proposed re-architecture of the site, some was taken and used other parts were not adopted. This is usually the case when you try to implement wide sweeping changes across an organization as large and cubersome as the Boy Scouts. There are politics and things you can’t ever foresee without intimate stakeholder knowledge […]
While at imc2 I helped architect a patient portal for BJC Healthcare that provided a new platform for doctor/patient communication. The site allows patients to take a more active role in their healthcare with the ability to access test preparation information, online test results and integrated e-mail correspondence.
Travelocity Design Comps The completed Travelocity project is what it’s all about. Although architectural artifacts such as process flows, sitemaps, and wireframes all play an important part in getting to this point, once color hits the screen and the project begins to emerge from wireframe-land… Well, that’s when the excitement really begins!