Design Sprint | Portfolio | Personal Branding | Usability Heuristics| Dropbox Redesign
- Design Sprint
- Design Sprint Goals
- Benefits of Design Sprint
- Tips for a good portfolio
- Personal Brand
- Figuring out your personal brand
- Usability Heuristics
- Dropbox Redesign
What is Design Sprint?
A process that designers use to achieve their goal within a week, typically spread over 5 full 8 hours days.
Design Sprint Goal
Solve a critical design challenge through designing, prototyping, and testing ideas with users
Benefits of Design Sprints
- Save time
- Create a path to bring a product to market
- Prioritize the user
- Test product before launch
Read more here — https://designsprintkit.withgoogle.com/
A collection of work you’ve created that shows your skills in a certain area
Tips for a good portfolio
- Establish your personal brand
- Tell a story
- Be concise
- Keep your navigation simple and intuitive
- Go beyond the template
- Include a diversity of projects
- Feature case studies
- Website is responsive
- Test your website
The way in which your personality, unique skills, and values as a designer intersect with your public persona.
Figuring out your personal brand
- What am I naturally good at?
- What have I learned to do well?
- What do I enjoy?
- What do I value?
- How do other people describe me and my talents?
- What do I want people to recognize me for?
10 Usability Heuristics for User Interface Design
- Visibility of system status
- Match between system and the real world
- User control and freedom
- Consistency and standards
- Error prevention
- Recognition rather than recall
- Flexibility and efficiency of use
- Esthetic and minimalist design
- Help users recognize, diagnose, and recover from errors
- Help and documentation
Read more here — https://www.nngroup.com/articles/ten-usability-heuristics/
Dropbox redesign: 100DaysOfUX Challenge
- What are some noticeable changes that you see throughout the years?
- Why do you think some of these changes were made?
- How would you try to redesign the website for 2022? What parts of it would you change?
- [OPTIONAL]: If you’ve already used Figma, you could also try to redesign the current website.
Changes that we can see throughout the years
- 2007 — No Images, simple website
- 2008 — Added some interactive buttons
- 2010 — Added Images, less cluster, more spacing
- 2012 — More graphics, visuals, Illustrations
- 2017 — Follow new trends, Big texts, Proper Hierarchy
- 2019 — Looks more pleasing, much content
Checkout here — http://uxtimeline.com/dropbox.html
Some of these changes were made because
- New trends every year
- User Experience
- UX/UI Laws followed
Some Usability Heuristics that has been followed progressively throughout the years
- Aesthetic and Minimalist Design
- Help and Documentation
- Recognition Rather Than Recall
- Consistency and Standards
- Removed Header Line
- More Space