Hi, my name is Evelyn.

I make immersive experiences, build tactile objects, and choreograph social interactions.

Hi, my name is Evelyn.

I make immersive experiences, build tactile objects, and choreograph social interactions.

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NYC Department of Education

Digital Accessibility on Launching New Websites and Intranet
QA for WCAG 2.0, and UX Research Project

Digital Accessibility on Launching New Websites and Intranet
QA for WCAG 2.0, and UX Research Project

NYCDOE

Team: NYC DOE Division of Instructional and Informational Technology

Launch the New Websites and Intranet meeting WCAG and 508 standards: QA'ed external facing and internal websites and documents for launch. Adjusting Information Architecture and Copywriting for Usability.

UX Research Post Launch:
 Strategizing and execution, writing and running User Feedback sessions involving Usability, Interviews, and Group Sessions. Analysis lead to specific DOE internal Deliverables and proposing methods for iterative cycles that prioritize the users within a government bureaucracy. 

Inventaprint

Dashboard and Workflow Redesign, Built with Dev Team

Dashboard and Workflow Redesign, Built with Dev Team

Democratizing Innovation
Inventaprint is a start-up offers a workspace for inventors / innovators to communicate and project plan to manufacture and manifest their product.

Redesign the Dashboard and Workspace flows

Research: uncovered users' needs. We tailored the design for overviews and intuitive communication and understanding for first time users. 

Democratizing Innovation
Inventaprint offers a workspace for inventors / innovators to communicate and project plan to manufacture and manifest their product.

Challenge
Inventaprint approached us to Redesign the Dashboard and Workspace.

Outcome
We researched users' needs to tailor the design for overviews and intuitive communication and understanding for first time users.

Design with Development: working closely with Dev Team to build a visualization of complex 7 stage process for each part and an overview of all the parts, combining project planning and the logistics of manufacturing.

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Scapade

User Research, Competitive Research, complete iOS Design

User Research, Competitive Research, complete iOS Design

Validate the business model and uncover the target user with research. Redesign for iOS tailored to these new findings.

Connecting travelers to locals
How do we participate in understanding
different cultures?
Do we welcome new people to our home?

Challenge
Validate the business model and uncover the target user with research. Redesign for iOS tailored to these new findings.

Outcome

• Validated the prevailing desire to meet with locals while traveling, connecting through shared interests.
• We Identified target users' habits and needs. Leading to a redesigned product offered a more understandable onboarding.
• Connected people in a sequence that felt more secure and specific to their interests, rather than a swiping left/right model.

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Outcome
• Validated the prevailing desire to meet with locals while traveling, connecting through shared interests.
• We Identified target users' habits and needs. Leading to a redesigned product offered a more understandable onboarding.
• Connected people in a sequence that felt more secure and specific to their interests, rather than a swiping left/right model.

Muji, case study

User Research and Heuristics: Redesign web-responsive

Research Muji User and Brand to Redesign Web-Responsive experience

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Outcome
•  Prioritzed video content to create a feeling of Muji lifestyle.
•  Simplification of site map and general nav.
•  Redesign offered more cohesive single screen for checkout.
•  Increased many pages accessibility level

Challenge
Discover what people value about Muji and infuse that value into both Web and Mobile sites to make more accessible.

Evoking the in-store experience through web responsive design prioritizing accessibility.

Etsy, case study

Integration of Customize Feature based on User Research

Integration of Customize Feature based on User Research

Integrating a customize feature for both seller and buyer.
How might we bring Etsy back to it's roots of the hand-made product?

Challenge
Incorporate a "customize" feature into Etsy's Buyer and Seller Apps. 

Outcome
•  Incorporated a new customize badge for buyers to identify products
•  Took a 13-screen process of listing a product down to 3 screens
•  Gave the seller and buyer more intuitive communication and up front specifications within product listing.

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Wikilearn

Proof of concept, Proposal, User Research and Design New Product

Proof of concept, Proposal, User Research and Design New Product

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Challenge
Pitch an idea to Wikipedia: from research to tested prototype, building off Wikipedia's model and values, an intuitive way to hone wikipedia quickly.

Outcome
•  Broadens ways to participate in Wikipedia.
•  Create different length courses based on your needs, sourcing Wikipedia.

Transforming Wikipedia into
quick courses.

How can learning be tailored to our needs?
Can people learn new ideas easily using crowd sourced Wikipedia content, and contribute more habitually to that knowledge base?

 

Transforming Wikipedia into
quick courses.

How can learning be tailored to our needs?
Can people learn new ideas easily using crowd sourced Wikipedia content, and contribute more habitually to that knowledge base?
 

Edible

Self-initiated Project, from Research to Wireframes 

Considering a system for food use and redsitribution.
How might we decrease the amount of edible food thrown in landfills everyday and encourage composting and donation?

Considering a system for food use and redsitribution.
How might we decrease the amount of edible food thrown in landfills everyday and encourage composting and donation?

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Challenge
Use system design models to test paper prototype an app that provides access to composting and donation services.

Outcome
•  The delightful aspects of this app, the recipe and food alert features, are prioritized as composting and donation can seem like a chore. 
•  People love donating food, and love easy composting; this app also help businesses connect with local.

Challenge
Use system design models to test paper prototype an app that provides access to composting and donation services.