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The Designer's Checklist for Reviewing Pull Requests

July 25, 2017

Imagine this: you’re a designer who has been tagged on a pull request as a reviewer. It’s up to you to look at the changes made and decide if you are going to approve them and let them frolic with...

Designing and Testing a Mobile eCommerce Navigation

June 19, 2017

User testing is a great way to validate assumptions and gain new insights about how people interact with our websites and apps. When it comes to eCommerce (and in particular mobile commerce or...

What is UX Design?

May 2, 2017

Think of the app on your phone that you love using: the one that just makes sense when you use it, the one that feels like it was built with you in mind. This is good UX or User Experience. Good UX...

User Testing from a Tradeshow Booth

April 18, 2017

There is nothing more rewarding than watching people use your app and seeing how they interact with it. User testing is a lot like making dinner for someone; you choose a recipe, ingredients, and...

3 Ways Knitting and Web Design Go Hand-in-Hand

January 11, 2017

After a technology-filled day at work, one of my favorite ways to relax is to sit with my dog and knit something. I love the tactile qualities of fiber. I can create something both appealing and...

The 4 Values That Make Bitovi’s Design Team Different

February 15, 2016

Lots of design teams can create attractive and functional apps. So what makes Bitovi's design team special?

10 Best Practices for Usability Testing within Agile Teams

November 4, 2015

While doing usability test on a project is a no brainer, it can be challenging to make it part of a fast-moving Agile environment. To overcome this challenge here are 10 best practices you can start...

Designing Configurable Interfaces

August 26, 2015

When designing web and mobile apps, we aren’t fully delivering experiences that allow the user to control the interface in a way that makes sense to them. We talk about delighting the user and having...

Style Guide Driven Development: A How To Guide To Improve your Development Workflow

July 8, 2015

Style Guide Driven Development (SGDD) is a fairly new term I first heard from Nicole Sullivan’s talk about her experience on a project for Pivotal Labs. But thinking about some more, I realized SGDD...

Embrace 7 Principles of Universal Design for Better Website Design

July 2, 2015

People have been studying design for ages, but we rarely see much crossover in the design fields (e.g., graphic design, web/app design, interior design, industrial design, advertising, film)....