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JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN
What are personas?
CONTACT
Jenn Coonce
Email: jenncoonce@gmail.com
Phone: 917-859-4921
www.j...
JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN
Personas…
3JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com
Tell the stories of the different types of users you need to design for
4JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com
Use real-world data gathered from customers to identify characteristics
...
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Point to information and features that users will be looking for
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Are not market segments, and focus on behaviors and needs rather than
pr...
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Are not real people, “dream users,” ourselves, or characters with
irrele...
8JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com
Involve the extended working team in the process
JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN
How do we use
personas?
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Benefits of personas
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How to use personas in design
Design to customer goals
Develop the best...
JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN
How do we create
meaningful
personas?
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Persona Creation
1 Interview participants representing a cross-section ...
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Persona Creation
2 Compare participants and identify the important ways...
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Persona Creation
3 Identify clusters of types of personas
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Persona Creation
4 Elaborate detailed characteristics that are actually...
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Persona Creation
4 Identify a task flow for each persona
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Sample Persona
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Sample Persona
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Sample Persona
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Sample Experience Map
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Sample Experience Flow
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What arepersonas 02_28_2015

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What are personas and how are they used? This presentation describes personas and the difference between market segments, and how personas can be used.

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What arepersonas 02_28_2015

  1. 1. JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN What are personas? CONTACT Jenn Coonce Email: jenncoonce@gmail.com Phone: 917-859-4921 www.jenncoonce.com
  2. 2. JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN Personas…
  3. 3. 3JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Tell the stories of the different types of users you need to design for
  4. 4. 4JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Use real-world data gathered from customers to identify characteristics that pertain to specific site features and functions • 36 years old, mother of 4 • Part-time therapist • Lives in Houston, Texas • Eats out daily for breakfast and lunch • Eats Starbucks oatmeal • Looks up restaurants on her phone, in her car, and spends little time looking. • Special occasions with her husband • 28 years old, engaged • Yoga teacher & therapist • Lives in Boston, MA • Eats out a couple of times during the week and one weekend night with her boyfriend or friends • Often purchases Groupons for restaurants • Technology Executive • Married with kids • Travels often internationally • Often organizes networking dinners in his industry • Orders takeout often • First looks to friends for recommendations • For a specific restaurant, he looks up Yelp and other reviews. Imagine you’re building a restaurant finder:
  5. 5. 5JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Point to information and features that users will be looking for
  6. 6. 6JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Are not market segments, and focus on behaviors and needs rather than preferences and trends 52% 96% 84% 89% % who bought online 20% 26% 27% 37% 43% 43% 23% 17% 21% Reluctant Recognition Seekers Efficient Online Orderers Earnest Romantics Teleflora spend 14% Consumers 9% Total floral category spend Floral Fanatics 20% 10% 38% 15% 26% % who bought from Company X 81% OVERALL 24% OVERALL
  7. 7. 7JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Are not real people, “dream users,” ourselves, or characters with irrelevant biographical data
  8. 8. 8JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Involve the extended working team in the process
  9. 9. JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN How do we use personas?
  10. 10. 10JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Benefits of personas
  11. 11. 11JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com How to use personas in design Design to customer goals Develop the best solution to meet the needs of the customers you’re targeting. Personas as a part of process Find out what customers need Gather information to find out how customer needs align to business goals. Assess success of designs Test designs and concepts with customers to evaluate their success Adjust strategy as you learn Continually adjust strategy and understanding of personas based on what you learn over time.
  12. 12. JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN How do we create meaningful personas?
  13. 13. 13JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Persona Creation 1 Interview participants representing a cross-section customers •Goals •Expectations •Attitudes •Behaviors
  14. 14. 14JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Persona Creation 2 Compare participants and identify the important ways in which participants differ
  15. 15. 15JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Persona Creation 3 Identify clusters of types of personas
  16. 16. 16JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Persona Creation 4 Elaborate detailed characteristics that are actually useful to a design team
  17. 17. 17JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Persona Creation 4 Identify a task flow for each persona
  18. 18. 18JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Sample Persona
  19. 19. 19JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Sample Persona
  20. 20. 20JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Sample Persona
  21. 21. 21JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Sample Experience Map
  22. 22. 22JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN www.jenncoonce.com Sample Experience Flow
  23. 23. JENN COONCE EXPERIENCE DESIGN Thank you

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