Do you want a world-class user experience for your online application? I specialize in developing compelling online experiences that that engage and delight users. I have strong skills in information architecture, wireframing, and UI design and programming.
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I design and develop online applications - I can take your product concept through the steps below to completion, or provide assistance to you and your development team in any specific area. See my eLance portfolio for descriptions, screenshots and links to recent projects.
Developing the concept
I can take your ideas for your online service and help you develop the user stories and acceptance criteria that serve as the roadmap for product development.
Information Architecture turns user stories into a map for the application, and involves the creation of flowcharts that show the task paths for each user activity, be that a simple signup or the sequence of steps make an online purchase. The grouping of tasks and how tasks will be named are some of the important decisions made at this step.
Wireframes provide a more detailed, page-level examination of the architecture. Simple black-and-white line diagrams show what elements will appear on each page and how will that page be divided into reusable views that may also appear in other pages. What are the page's primary and secondary tasks and how will their relationships be logically presented? What will be large or small, in the main area of the page or a sidebar, and so on?
User Interface Design
This step produces the visual look of the page - showing type selections, colors, and the "look and feel" of the product. UI designs can be created in Photoshop or Fireworks, or as I prefer, directly in...
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Director of User Experience
2006 - 2009
Ran the User Experience Group of 400 person company developing large online platform to enable employees of over 300,000 companies to enroll in their health benefits. Managed a team of 8 designers.