My UX Design Process.

My UX Design process is a process of 'discovery & refinement and lean, iterative development & refinement' until you reach the optimum result for all involved. This design process is best described through The Double Diamond Model.

The Double Diamond Process Model

The double diamond diagram was developed through in-house research at the Design Council in 2005 as a simple graphical way of describing the design process.

The double diamond diagram was developed through in-house research at the Design Council in 2005 as a simple graphical way of describing the design process.

Discover

  • Research the market
  • Explore business needs
  • Gather information about the users
  • Assess content, materials, technology

Define

  • Define project constraints
  • Define the scope of the problem being addressed
  • Define approach to solving the problem
  • Define desired outcome

Develop

  • Ideate design solutions
  • Create prototypes
  • Test prototypes
  • Refine designs

Deliver

  • Refine details
  • Prepare production assets
  • Obtain sign-off
  • Support launch

 

Once you have the 'design process' down...It's all about empathy...

Empathy is the experience of understanding another person’s condition from their perspective. You place yourself in their shoes and feel what they are feeling. Empathy is known to increase prosocial (helping) behaviors.
— Psychology Today