Design Principles, Session 2

Agenda

  • Assignment review
    • You must complete all assignments to get credit for the class.
      • Completed: Anthony, Cherie, Chey, Erik, Megan, Megan, Tristan, Yixuan Lu (Louise), Zarina
    • Everyone who submitted should have gotten an email from me; please check if you haven’t read it
    • Small groups: Discuss mission and example of competitor website that has three features that your site must match/include
  • Lecture/discussion
    • Revisit SMART goals
      • 10% increase in click through rate to contact in first six months after launch
      • 3 events scheduled through the site in the first month

Handouts

Websites (your designs and redesigns)

Redesigns

  1. Bellevue High School
  2. Berkshire Hathaway
  3. craigslist.com
  4. Highline Public Schools
  5. Mendabath.com
  6. mma-boxing.org
  7. MonAmieBakery.com
  8. Omni Holding

 

New websites

  • For people who want to learn Chinese

Websites (some competitor sites)

 

Prior class redesigns

 

Links

Assignments

  1. Complete week two skill check (Dropbox) by Thursday 3 May @ 6 pm. Email completed form to kathy-dot-gill @ bellevuecollege-dot-edu with the subject line: Design principles, week 2, FirstName LastName and name your document skill-check2-your-name
  2. Bring ideas about color and what needs to be on the home page
  3. Come prepared to give a 2-3 minute presentation on your project to a small group of classmates. This will take place in the second half of the class.
  4. Read the remainder of the book, The Elements of User Experience

Your week 3 assignment, due Wednesday February 7 @ noon, will be two deliverables:

  • a skill check and
  • a final design brief that incorporates the questions from all three skill checks.

 

Design principles sessions

  1. Session 1
  2. Session 2
  3. Session 3