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A little bit of context

During this (really) weird period of time, health has taken a whole new meaning. Since Coronavirus, people realized how much they should take care of themselves, both physically and mentally.

This trend around wellness is not new though and will likely become more and more important in the next few years. According to the Global Wellness Institute “The global wellness economy is currently valued at $4.5 trillion.”(2018 data)

But what is wellness ?

According to the National Wellness Institute, wellness is considered, “an active process through which people become aware of, and make choices toward, a more successful existence”.

Wellness covers various sectors such as (non-exhaustive list):

  • Personal Care…

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Scope of the Project

As part of a UI exercise, I was asked to introduce a new feature into the Soundcloud app that would allow artists to get booked to private parties, or small events, due to covid restrictions and clubs closings.

The objective of this project was for the final solution to be seamless and really blend into the actual design of the Soundcloud Android app.

Why Soundcloud ?

For this new feature challenge, I chose to work on the Soundcloud app for a very simple reason. I’m a faithful user of Soundcloud for more than 6 years now and wouldn’t shift to another music streaming…

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What are we talking about ?

First, let’s put some context.

Two of my fellow UX designers colleagues and I were mandated by Franprix, a French grocery store chain of Casino Group, to improve the usability and desirability of their online platform. First, we assessed the current situation and tried to understand how Franprix users are currently using the service and what are their biggest frustrations. Then, we found a concept that could answer the pain points raised during user interviews.

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Some background

As part of the required Prework prior to a UX/UI Bootcamp that I will attend at Ironhack Paris, I’m going to “reverse-engineer” a selected user flow on the app of my choice in mid-fi wireframes and prototype them using Figma.

The app I chose to work on for this challenge is called Choose.

Overview of the scenario

This challenge is part of the required prework for the UX/UI bootcamp that I will attend at Ironhack, Paris.

In this exercise, I will perform a usability testing of a metasearch, according to a preselected user type. I will then redesign one of the main pain points I found during the test sessions and propose a solution in low-fi and mid-fi wireframes using Figma.

Who is my audience ?

My selected user type is a group of 4 friends, planning a big trip, one year in advance. Their chosen destination is Argentina. …

Contextual Setting…

Citymapper is a free public transit and mapping app whose mission is to simplify problems in urban mobility. They offer mutlimodal routing to help with directions, a data factory that fixes open data so users can get accurate information, and a myriad of product features that solve everyday use cases.

It has been created in 2011 by a former Google employee and first launched in London.

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Scope of the project

This exercise is part of the required prework for the UX/UI bootcamp that I will attend at Ironhack, Paris.

I will try to create a feature for this app that solves the pain of…

Valentine Conq

Freelance Product Designer with a background in Digital Marketing

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