Ambassador Connection

Ambassador Connection

Ambassador Connection

Connecting the public with a provided service.

The Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District (MDID) was in need of creating awareness and engagement with their Ambassador program and support their main goal of making downtown a safer and more welcoming space for people to enjoy. With a broad problem space to work in, I had the opportunity to explore different opportunities in order to create a tool that would bring value to the MDID.

Tools Used

  • Pen & Paper

  • Google Forms

  • Sketch

  • InVision

  • Flinto

Skills Applied

  • User Research

  • Competitive Analysis

  • Design Strategy

  • Wireframes

  • Interactive Prototyping

  • Usability Testing

  • Animated Micro Interactions


 
OpenTable

OpenTable

OpenTable

Decoding the problem of restaurant reservations. 

OpenTable is an existing product that let's individuals book reservations at restaurants. I decided to redesign parts of the application that I discovered through research to be time-consuming and difficult to use.

Tools Used

  • Pen & Paper

  • Illustrator

  • Sketch

  • Axure

Skills Applied

  • User Research

  • Sketching

  • Wireframes

  • Sitemap

  • Interactive Prototyping


 
Prime Career Day

Prime Career Day

Prime Career Day

Creating a solution for planning Career Day at Prime.

My team worked with the staff at Prime Digital Academy to design an application for Career Day, an event put on for each group of graduating students. The event brings in potential employers and business partners and gives them the opportunity to interview the students. 

Tools Used

  • Pen & Paper

  • Google Forms

  • Sketch

  • Keynote

Skills Applied

  • User Research

  • Contextual Inquiry

  • Sketching

  • Journey Map

  • Data Analysis

  • Annotated Wireframes

  • Task Flows


 
Angry Fit

Angry Fit

Angry Fit

Solving a bike fitting conundrum.

I worked with Angry Catfish Bicycle Shop to improve the usability of their Angry Fit application that is used during a bicycle fitting appointment. I took their existing process and made improvements based on the findings through evaluations and user research.

Skills Applied

  • Cognitive Walkthrough

  • User Research

  • Sketching

  • Site Flow

  • Wireframes

  • Interactive Prototype

Tools Used

  • Pen & Paper

  • Google Sheets

  • Illustrator

  • Sketch

  • InVision


 
Bozo Water bottle

Bozo Water bottle

Bozo Water Bottle

Generating a better solution for Prime students.

Prime Digital Academy is an 18-week immersive program dedicated to helping speed up the process of creating software developers. I wanted to create a water bottle that was designed specifically for the students and let them focus on their goals.

Skills Applied

  • User Research

  • Heuristic Analysis

  • Sketching

  • Physical Prototype

  • User-Testing

Tools Used

  • Pen & Paper

  • My Hands


 
DocentEDU

DocentEDU

DocentEDU

Helping teachers create online lesson-plans.  

The goal of this project was to evaluate the usability of primary tasks for two key user groups and make enhancements to the usability of DocentEDU. To accomplish this, our team conducted usability tests and analysis, collected data, and obtained insights regarding different aspects of the application.

Skills Applied

  • Usability Test Plan

  • Usability Review

  • User-Testing

  • Data Synthesis

  • Sketching

  • Wireframes

  • Interactive Prototype

Tools Used

  • Pen & Paper

  • Google Sheets

  • Skype

  • Lookback

  • Trello

  • Sketch

  • Axure

  • Keynote


 
Make It. MSP.

Make It. MSP.

Make It. MSP.

Bringing talent to the MSP technology community.

My team worked with Make It. MSP. to develop a system of prototypes that provides a strategy in line with their goals. We wanted to innovate and create something that would be easily implemented into their existing structure. 

Skills Applied

  • Design Strategy

  • Data Analysis

  • Sketching

  • Wireframes

Tools Used

  • Pen & Paper

  • Sketch

  • Keynote