So you’ve done
ethnographic user research. You’ve also analyzed log files. You’ve
interviewed help desk and customer service folks. You’ve had long
meetings with stakeholders. You’ve nailed down an understanding of the
user, so you’ve got some great personas. You even held some design
While many authors have
codified the early phases of experience documentation, there’s a
disconnect that often happens when business analysts write requirements
documents or developers and product managers write user stories.
the best personas and user/task grids and wireframes, people other than
project champions need information to help them succeed, including the
creation of data architecture, interaction coding and the actual
realisation of the user interface.
User experience work doesn’t
end at the wireframe – it ends when the product is implemented. Detailed
design covers those activities that reduce possible miscommunication
between the designer and the developer and product owner. Activities can
include specifying tweens in interaction, specific pixel radii on
corners, or data formats for forms, for example.
So, if the heart of UX design is empathy, then detailed design codifies that empathy.
workshop investigates how to make sure your good work continues right
through until the product is released. Focusing on better ways to
specify functionality, visual design, and content, we’ll collaborate to
find solutions that work for YOU.