Designing a Revolving Door Study

In my role as Web Presence Manager at Century College, I've instituted regular sessions to gather user feedback regarding different features of the website and other applications on campus. In my role as programming director with UXPA-MN, I was lucky to get to meet with a lot of smart people doing cool things. I unabashedly … Continue reading Designing a Revolving Door Study

Testing Script

User testing scripts provide consistency and assist researchers. I've created scripts for use by a variety of testers, including training, relying on best practices for base creation. Why re-invent the wheel? Like any modern practitioner, my mindset and education was framed by people like Jakob Nielson and Steve Krug. Accordingly, my scripts for user testing … Continue reading Testing Script

knowledge management

Supporting Student UX with Social Media

As social media became a recognized part of the information pipeline for prospective, current and alumni students at Metropolitan State, I worked to bring it to the forefront of our content strategy and the overall user experience. I'm not always a sit-and-see kind of girl. So, when our lack of social media presence became glaringly … Continue reading Supporting Student UX with Social Media

LIQUOR STORE SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY

Redesigning thecellars.com for the 21st Century

Cellars Wines & Spirits is a MN-based wine, beer and spirits chain. They needed a new website that consolidated the locations with their sales, events and other promotions featured. I conducted researched and designed wireframes based on that research in Microsoft Visio. As a liquor store with multiple locations, the key focus of a responsive … Continue reading Redesigning thecellars.com for the 21st Century