Another day, another article providing a soul-searching insight into why quitting smartphones is the new quitting smoking. These articles seem to occur regularly in the media these days, with accounts of people who feel trapped by their overuse of their phones, how they feel that their digital life is impinging on their real life, with […]
Springer Materials is an online resource for chemists, engineers and others involved in materials science, providing data and information on the physical properties of elements and compounds. As Senior UX Designer on the project, I have been responsible for developing the interface and experience on the site, ensuring that users can easily locate the information […]
In some projects, the users don’t come to you for research, so you have to ensure you go to them. This is crucial in ensuring that your project addresses their needs, and that you don’t get mired in assumptions during production. This post discusses an example of how I went to a conference in Philadelphia to seek out users to talk to.
BioMed Central is an open-access scientific publisher, running over 200 scientific journals, most of which exist solely online. I was part of a large team involved in redesigning and reworking the publisher’s site, along with all of its journals into a more updated, responsive and suitable solution. Working as a Senior UX Designer, I was asked […]