This project is an example of a somewhat typical project in that an interface has been designed by developers and I then provide guidance and design work to fine-tune the experience. The Performance Manager is a tool that helps commercial vessel management keep track of the training their crew members undergo. The UI required some work to adjust what was initially a “wall of text” appearance. I used whitespace, organization and proximity to better organize the content, as well as more intuitive labeling and a color scheme that underscored the organization.
This online form is the culmination of a year long project where I worked as part of a team to transform multiple, extremely complex, paper forms into a single online form. It serves 8+ products, each with multiple data plans, available subscriptions services, and options, and produces a binding legal contract at the end. It ties into multiple Salesforce databases for both products and contacts. Beyond the development of this form, this project encompassed updating multiple business processes which touched almost every department within the company. I am very proud of the relatively simple UI we were able to create to accommodate such a complex, multi-faceted process.
While the end result isn’t the most beautiful UI ever, this project is an excellent example of how good UI can completely transform the effectiveness of an interface. The original interface was extremely utilitarian, to the point of being almost unusable by all but the most expert users. Although we were very limited in the types of changes we could make, a better organization of similar functions, more intuitive headings, and buttons with more constructive messaging completely transformed this software into an experience that didn’t completely confound the user at first glance!
This is the fourth generation of UI’s I have designed for the entertainment content provider system. Subscribers have access to news, tv shows, sports and movies delivered over satellite. I worked as the designer on a scrum team of software developers working in Angular. I created the prototypes in Adobe XD, and handed them off to am international developer to implement my work.
The Watch app is a desktop app designed to be viewed by the front office of large commercial vessels. A massive amount of data is produced by the systems that power a vessel of that size, and the Watch app ingests that data and displays it in a way that can be used effectively. It also displays weather and ocean conditions along a vessels route, allows users to track various vessels systems like fuel consumption, and allows the user to create groups of vessels to be tracked simultaneously.
I worked on a scrum team to develop a UI that would be able to effectively and simply convey a large amount of data that wouldn’t overwhelm the user, while also making it easy to drill down to the detailed specs. I created detailed, clickable prototypes and then supplied the assets and styles to the development team for implementation.