Games Jam

The games jam took place this week instead of the usual routine of going to Jamie’s classes and working on a new project. It was an interesting week and definitely a change that I felt was needed. It’s something different instead of the routine that we always have and that’s what I liked about this […]

Survey (Part 2)

The 2nd round of the survey has taken place, and I have to say I did manage to obtain more results primarily because I offered an incentive for people’s time. During round 1, I only managed to survey three people. This time I managed to survey seven people. That’s just about more than double than last […]

Week 8 – Tasks

Week 8 Tasks 1) Investigate the notion of ‘inductive’ vs ‘deductive’ data analysis  2) Read https://www.uxbooth.com/articles/build-sentiment-score-chart/  3) Drawing on the above, and/or other methods of analyzing qualitative data, analyze the round 1 Norwich Market user research data. 4) Drawing on your data analysis, develop questions for round 2 of Norwich Market user research activity. Questions should […]

Ethnographic User Research

This was written with consideration of the word-count limit to help me write concisely. What is Ethnographic User Research It’s the study and discovery of users in their natural environment by directly observing them instead of a lab-like environment or a contained world. The goal and mission of this type of research are to understand how […]

Week 6 – Design

Week 6 Tasks Using prototyping software or HTML/CSS/JS, develop a prototype app or website for a fictitious company in the sector you have been focussing on recently: communications, finance or health. Your prototype could be a landing page, a configurator, a contextual navigation system or any one of the other UI formats you have encountered […]

Week 5 – Personalities

Week 5 Tasks Compare and contrast the personalities of 4 websites within your sector. You should: 1) attempt to identify the personality traits that are being conveyed 2) discuss the usage of color, font, texture etc. to convey personality 3) consider whether Norman’s 3 levels of emotional design are relevant  4) draw any parallels or […]

LATCH & I.A – Week 4 Tasks

LATCH, what is it? It’s a way to organize information, in other words, information architecture. Organizing information meaningfully and effectively is still one of the biggest problems as of today faced by UX designers. As a Designer myself, I have worked on multiple projects within different industries. Sometimes I am given information from my clients […]

Week 3 Tasks

Sunday 8th October – Week 3 Tasks In agreement with your tutor, choose a UI design pattern category and conduct research into as broad a range of approaches to the pattern as possible. Collate a number of examples, ideally at least 10, that demonstrate the varying ways the pattern can be constructed and applied. You […]

Week 2 Tasks

Wednesday 3rd October – Week 2 Tasks Create a prioritized list of elements that you think should be on the home page of a Norwich-based student accommodation site that enables discovery of available properties and booking of viewings. Create a rough interface sketch for the desktop that reflects these priorities. Consider available conventions and UI […]