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Making work matter with onsite productivity tools

Creating an innovative application for real-time productivity reporting for the manufacturing industry.
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01

My Role

I was asked to join an early-stage startup to design the second version of their app. I had to get my head around a complex problem. I grew a lot by being the sole Product Designer at the company.

02

Problem

One of the main problems was trying to create a product that was flexible enough to scale to many clients. This would prevent us from having to fully customize the app for every deployment.

03

Proto-Personas

I used the industry knowledge of company leaders to craft proto-personas to influence the design of our product.

04

Design Brief

I performed a design brief to ensure I was working under the proper constraints for our product and business. 

05

Data viz and adjustment concept

The app needed to have a way of visualizing and adjusting data. These are some early concept sketches.

06

Data input research and ideation

I explored different ways of numerical input for our app interface.

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Workflow sketches

I created low-fidelity sketches to validate workflows with stakeholders.

08

Results

I only spent about a year with the company, but the product is being used by real companies. I learned so much while at this startup, it helped influence my design style today of being fast-paced and results driven.