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  • Low-Fidelity Prototyping – Southington App

    April 11, 2021 by

    What is a low-fidelity prototype? Creating the app perfectly is still too soon. Instead, creating a much simpler prototype is the next step. A low-fidelity prototype allows for the designer to plan out and give some possibilities of what many of the screens would look like through every little detail and little to color. Graeme… Read more

  • User Flowcharts

    April 5, 2021 by

    What is a User Flowchart? Using an app to find the information the user may need for whatever reason needs to be easy to find and in the shortest route possible. A user flowchart allows for a visual representation of that process to help make sure the app flows smoothly with every decision and action… Read more

  • Companion App Information Architecture

    March 28, 2021 by

    Web design allows for everything to be large and easy for people to read what they need and have an easy time finding everything. However, when it comes to an app on a phone it becomes more challenging for the obvious reason, the size. More and more people nowadays are always on the go and… Read more

  • Website Information Architecture

    March 28, 2021 by

    There is always some kind of plan or outline before a project can begin. Whether it is a painting, a building, or even a website and app there is a basic idea of how everything is organized. Without creating a plan, problems will arise and it can cost thousands and valuable time to fix it… Read more

  • App Ideation: Dream Escapes

    March 21, 2021 by

    What is the Ideation Phase? After all the research is done the next step is to come up with solutions, no matter how bad or crazy they are. This is more commonly known as the Ideation Phase. This can become stressful at times since one or a combination of these ideas will be the official… Read more

  • The Ideation Phase

    March 18, 2021 by

    We all at some point jump right into the deep end of creating a design of some kind. We add colors, images, and all the bells and whistles that come with a design, and then decide to fix and change it from thereon. While no one wants to admit that we have done this, it… Read more

  • The Content Strategy Proposal

    March 13, 2021 by

    Fairmont State University is looking to redesign their website in order to gain more visitors to the site and more enrollment in the university, but to also show that it’s more than doing well in class. They want to show people that they will be able to prepare for success in the classroom and outside… Read more

  • Branded Content Strategies: What Can Go Wrong?

    February 21, 2021 by

    Advertising consumes our lives whether we notice it or not. They can be seen on TV, in a film or show, on a website, on social media, or even in a newspaper or magazine, and that’s not even all the places we see or hear ads. However, when it comes to branded content, it brings… Read more

  • Belfast City Council Website: Content Analysis Report

    February 14, 2021 by

    The Bernard Marr company prepared a management strategy for the Belfast City Council in order to improve the lives of the people in the city or visiting and improving the city overall. The Marr report stated what the overall goal was and where the company had to put their focus in order to achieve that… Read more

  • Has Content Strategy Changed?

    January 30, 2021 by

    Over time, whether it’s a year, two years, ten years, or more, there’s so much that changes. Technology, people, and businesses, are just some of what really changes. The response to the changes can be good to where people are thriving or it can be the complete opposite. Once changes begin to happen the next… Read more

  • My Kind of Content

    January 29, 2021 by

    Content these days can be anything from a written piece to a video showing a product or something of interest. In fact, it’s anything that is physical or, more likely nowadays, it’s digital. I have always been creating content that is both physical and digital. But what exactly is my content? How have I been… Read more

  • Redesigning Target’s Website

    December 12, 2020 by

    Taking on the task to redesign or just to design anything, whether it is a new product, a newer model of an existing product, an update of some kind, or even a redesign of a website, can be difficult without the proper tools and methods. To some people it may seem like an easy task… Read more

  • Creating a PSA

    December 8, 2020 by

    Reading & Writing: Now that I have completed Tom Schroeppel’s book, The Bare Bones Camera Course for Film and Video and I have reached the end of this course, I realized just how much I have learned. I have recently graduated with a degree in Graphic and Interactive Design, and have mostly learned how to… Read more

  • Usability Testing

    December 6, 2020 by

    Usability testing allows for the company, its team, the designers, or whoever is conducting the testing to see first-hand how the users navigate around the site, app, or product. Problems arise all the time, whether it is in the process of creating it or even afterwards throughout its release in an update or new models.… Read more

  • Creating the Mini Documentary

    December 5, 2020 by

    Reading & Writing: Creating some type of visual whether it’s a movie, show, PSA, documentary, or anything else involves a lot of work. There’s no right or wrong way to do create one as long as it doesn’t confuse and annoy the audience or else no one will be willing to watch it and it… Read more

  • Using the System Usability Scale Method

    November 14, 2020 by

    How many times has a survey popped up on a website that you were using at the time? How often do you get annoyed when they take too long to complete? Nowadays, companies are trying to get customer and user feedback in any way they can. This can be anywhere from asking questions at checkout… Read more

  • Using the Emoticon Score Method

    October 31, 2020 by

    There are a countless number of different ways to gather research in any experiment. With that being said, how do you know which method would be best for you? Knowing the different methods can help, but ultimately only one can really be used. Some of the ways the people can gather user experience data is through… Read more

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