New year, new me.

My design process (by Michael Darius)

  1. Sketch a low fidelity rough outline of the product or service you’d like to build. (whiteboard/back of napkin)
  2. Define platform specifics and go to market strategy.
  3. Design a medium fidelity schematic and πŸ‘‹πŸΏπŸ‘‹πŸΎπŸ‘‹πŸ½πŸ‘‹πŸΌπŸ‘‹πŸ»πŸ‘‹gestural reference with the desired behavior and process flow to gather your team around and β˜‘οΈ gamestorming/affinity πŸ—Ίing.
  4. Create branded/unbranded mood boards, guidelines, iconography and pattern reference library to establish tone and πŸ—£for a cohesive and holistic design system.
  5. Build your first prototype.
  6. Test your assumptions by capturing ethnographic feedback and insight with πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦from all πŸšΆπŸΏβ€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸΌβ€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆβ€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸΏπŸšΆπŸΎπŸšΆπŸ½πŸšΆπŸΌπŸšΆπŸ»πŸšΆ(walks of life)
  7. Gather and βœ’οΈdown your observations.
  8. Reflect on what you’ve learned with your team and prioritize the better insights using your favorite card sorting method.
  9. Apply team insights while 🏒 in the desired behavior, revising service πŸ–Όworks and needed changes to the content and visual interface.
  10. Β πŸŽ‰ and return to step 6