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.