User-centered Design

User-centered Design

This is a presentation from NFTE Launch Camp, a week-long program to teach high school kids the fundamentals of creating a mobile app business. My session focused on the fundamentals of user experience in mobile app design, and was followed by an exercise where the students created a persona and scenario for their own app.

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Michael Boeke

March 26, 2013
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  1. User-centered Design Michael Boeke @mvboeke

  2. Best. App. Ever.

  3. 7 1.  Simple 2.  Complete 3.  Marketable 4.  Useful Characteristics

    Of User-centered Apps 5.  Powerful 6.  Secure 7.  Unique
  4. 1 Simple  

  5. [ Simple]

  6. 2 Complete  

  7. [Complete]

  8. 3 Marketable  

  9. [Marketable] Starbucks  

  10. 4 Useful  

  11. [Useful] Sunrise  

  12. 5 Powerful  

  13. [Powerful] Buster  

  14. 6 Secure  

  15. [Secure]

  16. 7 Unique  

  17. [Unique] Shazam  

  18. Best. App. Ever?

  19. 7 1.  Simple 2.  Complete 3.  Marketable 4.  Useful Characteristics

    Of User-centered Apps 5.  Powerful 6.  Secure 7.  Unique
  20. Keep the User in Mind Personas Scenarios

  21. User-friendly App Design •  Keep the User in mind • 

    Use Personas and Scenarios •  Remember the 7 characteristics of great apps
  22. What are your app ideas? •  Let’s see if they

    are user-centered!