UX Detective

Interaction Design

Hello! Welcome to my site.  My name is Desiree and I uncover clues on how to design better products for the characters that use them. I enjoy gathering data, synthesizing it, and studying human psychology to make the perfect cocktail to suit user needs. Below are some of my case studies and findings. I hope you enjoy reading my stories.

Drizzle + Shine, E-Commerce Boutique

What do you sell here?

Drizzle + Shine, a sustainable online fashion boutique, has organization and navigation challenges on their website. Their global navigation system is vague and groups many items together that could be better categorized and easier to find. Sustainability is nowhere to be seen.

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Austin Food + Wine Festival

How do we showcase our non-profit partner?

The festival organizers want to include more information about the associated non-profit http://austinfoodwinealliance.org/ and bring more awareness to the local businesses it serves. The website has some challenges when viewed on a mobile device and they would appreciate any research done on improvements festival attendees would want.

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Hackathon: Friends & Food

A local virtual dinner party, no friends required.

Hackathon Prompt: How might we leverage technology to reimagine a pre-pandemic social activity and inspire a sense of togetherness?

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