Sweet Mobile! Now What? Part 2 – Students and Mobile Devices at UW

In my last post, I introduced “A User-centered Approach to Mobile Design”, the Smashing Magazine article that prompted our design team to start answering some important questions about the use of mobile devices at UW. We have some general data about 18-29-year-olds, showing that they are heavy users of the mobile web. But we wanted […]

8 Tips to a Successful Design Review

We recently wrapped up a project that was a result of months of collaboration between our group and an external client. The resulting web application, SQLShare, is a data-sharing application aimed at solving issues of data collection, reporting, and sharing problems often faced at a large university. The project started from what we call a […]

Sweet Mobile! Now what? Part 1 – Designing for Mobile

Since I attended An Event Apart 2011 here in Seattle, including the day-long mobile web workshop with Luke W., our UX design team has been thinking about what it would look like for us to start designing and developing tools for mobile devices. We’ve begun spending some of our dedicated innovation time on some preliminary […]

Hello world!

Hello world indeed. Please let this first post serve as an introduction to our new blog, UX@UW, brought to you by the User Experience Team in the Academic and Collaborative Applications unit of University of Washington Information Technology. That sure was a mouthful. Put simply, we are a team of designers dedicated to users’ experience. […]