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Top Design Secrets for Great Apps

Top Design Secrets for Great Apps



This presentation covers tips for teams of designers and developers working on application projects

This presentation covers tips for teams of designers and developers working on application projects



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    Top Design Secrets for Great Apps Top Design Secrets for Great Apps Presentation Transcript

    • © All rights reservedfor Great AppsSara Cordeiro - UX Designer @ OutSystemshttp://bit.ly/designsecretswww.outsystems.comTop Design Secrets
    • © All rights reservedWITHOUTDesignersWITHDesignersWITH orWITHOUTDesignersWorkingfor Great AppsTop Design Secrets
    • © All rights reservedWorkingWITHDesigners
    • © All rights reservedWork as aTEAM!1
    • © All rights reservedTo find the best solution weneed to work TOGETHER!
    • © All rights reservedManage ExpectationsRealityFakeExpectationsNo/LowExpectationsTimeDesigner show solutionwithout validating firstCorrect expectations oradjust project plan
    • © All rights reservedAsk for the RightDeliverables<HTML>+{CSS}
    • © All rights reservedShare Knowledge
    • © All rights reservedDesign withreal content2
    • © All rights reserved‘The Extremes of Good andEvil”- Cicero, 45 BC -Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet,consectetur adipiscing elit.Integer eu enim et erosposuere consequat id inlibero...
    • © All rights reservedFake content failures
    • © All rights reservedWhat fake contentdoesn’t show:! Text wraps in unexpected places! How wide columns should be! What your App truly looks like!! How long fields need to be
    • © All rights reservedAsk for themissing design3
    • © All rights reservedOpen ends / New featuresAsk the designernormal?hover disableSubmit Submit
    • © All rights reservedWorkingWITHOUTDesigners
    • © All rights reservedStart withthe basics4
    • © All rights reserved#0 Understand the problemWhat?Who?When?How?Why?Application MapHomeAdd NoteEditAdd TaskCompany “X”ContactsAdd NoteEditAdd TaskContact “X”OpportunitiesAdd NoteEditAdd TaskOpportunity “X”My Due TasksMy OpportunitiesMy ContactsCompanies
    • © All rights reserved#1 Choose a theme
    • © All rights reserved#2 Get inspired by your brand
    • © All rights reserved#3 Use the Grid
    • © All rights reservedSpice up your app5
    • © All rights reservedSpice it up with color
    • © All rights reservedLet images do the work
    • © All rights reservedRemoveClutter6
    • © All rights reservedDon’t put everything on the same page
    • © All rights reserved‘Less is more’ Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
    • © All rights reservedWith or Without Designers
    • © All rights reservedSpeak the userslanguage7
    • © All rights reservedSpeak the users language
    • © All rights reservedSpeak the users language
    • © All rights reservedTest early,test often8
    • © All rights reservedTo achieve a great app…you’ve gotDesign Test
    • © All rights reservedFollow the 11 rules9
    • © All rights reservedWork as ateam123for Great AppsTop Design SecretsWITH / WITHOUTdesignersStart with the basics456Speak the user’slanguage789Design withreal contentAsk for the missingdesignRemove clutterSpice up your app Test early, test oftenFollow the “11Usability rules for ITDevelopers”WITHOUTdesignersWITHdesignersWorking‘The WOW Factor: Makingyour apps memorable’11:00 - André Madeira‘Themes Unleashed’10:00 – Tiago Simões‘Do-IT-Yourself UsabilityTesting’14:00 – Steve Krug
    • © All rights reservedThanks + Q&ASara Cordeiro - UX Designer @ OutSystemshttp://bit.ly/designsecretswww.outsystems.com