Founded by industry veterans from Pixar, Dreamworks, Nimble Collective has created an entire animation studio infrastructure available through the browser.
Challenge - add features while making incremental changes in style, appearance, and enhanced usability with very limited resources.
What I Have Done - as the company's only designer, I am responsible for...
- Understanding User Personas
- Collaborating with PMs, Engineers on Concepts
- Conducting Research on Common Design Architectures
- Cereating Concept on New Features
- Constructing all UI / UX, & Visual Design
- Constructing Interactive Prototypes
- Conducting User Testing / Incorporating Feedback
- Final Asset Prodiction
Results - successful rollout of Nimble Studio Cloud-based Animation System in Auguest 2018. The design has won prasie from cutomers and partners alike (e.g. Microsoft, Google, Pixar) for its elegant simplicity.
SAMPLE WIREFRAME STYLE GUIDE
Bluescape Cloud-Based Collaboration
Simple enough for the C-Level Executive - yet powerful enough to satisfy designers, Bluescape's cloud-based collaboration system allows real time collaboration between distributed teams.
What I Did - as the company's first designer, I was responsible for taking an engineering prototype with no use cases, value proposition, or meaningfu direction -- and turning it into the ultimate collaborative design tool.
- Collaborating with the CPO to Create Concepts, Use Cases, Success Criteria for all Features - Including an Integrated AV Conferencing System
- Constructing User Personas
- Researching Common Design Architectures
- Completing All Initial UI / UX & Visual Design
- Observing User Testing and Incorprating Feedback
- Designing Storyboards for Custom Hardware, Desktop and Mobile Experiences
- Hiring and Managing 7 UIX, Visual, and Marketing Designers
Results - greatly increased user adoption through value proposition and usability. Early adopter included Lucasfilm, Sony, Mazda, and Google.
USER JOURNEY BRAINSTORMING / WIREFRAMES
Ayla IoT Networks is an end-to-end solution for the development and deployment of internet-connected devices.
Challenge - convert style-free engineering prototypes into branded experiences utilizing current design trends.
What I Did - as the company's only designer, I was responsible for...
- Creating User Personas
- Researching Competive Services
- Collaboarating with PMs, Engineers, QA, Customer Success
- Creating All UI / UX & Visual Designs
- Building Interactive Prototypes
- Final Asset Production
Results - successful rollout and deployment of dozens of new platform features over a 9-month period.
ANALYTICS ONLINE DOCUMENTATION
Bluescape's Integrated Asset-level Messaging
Challenge - design a system allowing comments and conversation threds around specific content in the workspace. Messages should displayed in a workspace dashboard - eliminating the need for disconnected emails. Clicking on dashboard messages takes users straight to the workspace location & content under discussion.
What I Did - as the designer manager, I was respobsible for...
- Researching Common Design Architectuers
- Creating Initial Concepts and UI / UX Designs
- Managing the Visual Design
- Collaborating with PMs, Engineers, and CPO
Results - successful rollout of this feature landed LucasfIlm as an early customer.
GenuineMD is an early stage startup focusing improving communication between doctors and patients by building an end-to-end platform that tracks instructions, prescription schedules, and maintenance routines for recovering patients.
Challenge - convert vague physician requests into feasible designs that integrate with existing office billing systems.
What I Did - as the only designer working with the founder, I was respobsible for...
- Researching Competitive Products
- Creating All UI /UX and Visual Design
Result - Delivered wireframes and mockups to CEO/Founder for a pitch to an Angel Inverstor group.