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The Story of the Surf Rescue book: Irith's journey into UX Design.

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This is a sketched story about the development of the Surf Rescue picture book. It is an example of my growing UX skills. Chapter Two is a sketched story of my UX Design experience to date.

The Story of the Surf Rescue book: Irith's journey into UX Design.

  1. Chapter OneThe story of the Surf Rescue book.(If you want to skip straight to Chapter Two: Irith’s journey into UX Design please go to page 16.)
  2. The story of the Surf Rescue book.Meet Pete... G’day! Peter Williams Chiropractor ...Pete moved to Queensland...
  3. ...Pete joined the local Surf Life Saving Club...
  4. ...One day...
  5. Pete rescued a skydiver!...
  6. A few years later... ? $ ? ? ? Surf Life Saving $ $ QLD $ $$ ? ?
  7. ? ? ? $ $ $ $ $ $ Printing, Distribution... ? ?
  8. Aha! A solution. d you oul h, c o ok? Irit y b ere h m H lis pub CD
  9. A few months later...
  10. But then... Your brother-in-law is very sick in intensive care!
  11. Sadly... Peter Williams 1960 — 2010
  12. A few months later... Surf Life Saving AustraliaThis is our Hey, we love it!...‘Surf Rescue’ We just need youstory book. to modify the illustrations...
  13. PAGE UPDATE!Was launched September 2011. You can view the TV coverageon the next slide via YouTube.Get your copy at www.surfrescuebook.com. SURF RESCUE SURF RESCUE SURF RESCUE Kelly and Michael always holiday at Princess Beach. When Simon the Lifesaver has to rescue two sky divers in the water his back-up doesn’t arrive! What will Kelly and Michael do to help him? Find out in SURF RESCUE. Peter Williams Surf Rescue was written by Peter Williams, Before he died Peter wanted to make sure that an ex-lifesaver and someone with a passion for Surf Rescue would be published. education. This exciting story is a rich source of Now thousands of children can read the story valuable personal safety information and a great and learn valuable lessons about beach safety asset for teachers and parents. and the work of our great Surf Lifesavers. Peter died in 2010. All profits support Surf Life Saving Australia. Peter Williams www.surfrescuebook.com This book was brought to you by DHL.Proceeds from the sale of the Surf Rescue book go back intoSurf Life Saving programs to improve the safety of ourbeaches.
  14. We have the Surf Rescue book, now for the website.
  15. Chapter Two(Irith’s journey into UX Design)
  16. Son’s first day at school. Time to finish ‘Surf Rescue’...
  17. Six months later... I don’t know what to do... Become a UXer. What’s a UXer? Just Google it.
  18. One click and a search later...
  19. The next few weeks... UIE tips UX Matters UX Australia 8 Shapes Mockingbird UX Booth IA Summit TEDx Boxes and Arrows Econtent Mag UX Magazine UX test kitchen Adaptive Path Spoolcast Smashing Mag I need a mentor.
  20. I’ll be your WOW!mentor! Thanks.
  21. August 2010 Agile design Personas Critique AR Content strategy User research Evidence based design Sketching Client centred Data mining Scenarios EXPERIENCE Wireframing
  22. Time to start designing www.surfrescuebook.com
  23. Sketching personas...
  24. Sketching scenarios...
  25. Documenting personas... Kirsten 28 years old Primary School Librarian Lives in Wollongong Personal Background Kirsten loves stories and loves firing children’s imagination. She is a member of the Wollongong amateur dramatic society in which she regularly performs. She also helps design the sets. She spent three years backpacking after leaving school before enrolling in university as a mature age student. She particularly loves South America and Latin music. Connection to Surf Rescue Engagement and Activities ● Heard about Surf Rescue from the SLSA ‘Beach ● Is always on the lookout for fun and informative books. to Bush’ resource pack. ● Is interested in free resources. ● Is interested in the author’s life/death and the fact that the story is based on an actual event.
  26. Sketching task flows...
  27. Mapping task flows...
  28. Abandoning flow charts and embracingPostIt Notes!...
  29. The design is finished!
  30. Wireframing...
  31. Wireframing...
  32. Annotating the prototype... It works!
  33. A few months later...after some testing...Visit us at www.surfrescuebook.com
  34. Need a UX intern? Let’s chat.e: irithwilliams@gmail.com t: @irithwilliams

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