ImpairmentStudio™ is a quickly growing product offered by Moody's Analytics to calculate allowance according to CECL and IFRS9 accounting guidelines. Hailed by Moody's Analytics' executive leadership as "the best product launch we've ever had", this product gave me the opportunity to design a new product from the beginning. We structured the product around the sequence…Read more
From 122 inconsistent page templates to 6 simpler, better ones.
The Home Page needs strategy, not chaos
Helping customers manage their own data.
Accessibility is good for everyone.
The Autodesk Seek team had an opportunity to expand the part of the site that explains the benefits of partnering up and publishing models of products on the site. The concept of Autodesk Seek - to not only find building products but also to be able to download electronic models of those products - had…Read more
Before it was integrated into Homestyler, the Autodesk 3D rendering technology used for realistic snapshots was developed as an offering to suppliers of building equipment, such as appliances and countertops. We explored partnerships with a number of vendors as a possible way to expand Autodesk's portfolio of businesses. The examples below show that there are…Read more
When Autodesk started branching out into consumer-oriented SaaS applications like Homestyler, a home remodeling and visualization tool, we could no longer rely on extensive training to get target users up to speed and working. And when an entire new technology was introduced, in this case the ability to set up and request realistic "snapshots" from…Read more
Even in these times of Agile principles and lean development processes, sometimes it is necessary to create specifications detailed enough to stand on their own without the designer there to explain them. When that is the case, I am flexible and thorough, so that the documentation is clear and concise. [caption id="attachment_1626" align="alignleft" width="150"]…Read more
Many people are familiar with information hierarchies in the form of menu structures - the path one needs to take in an application or website to access this or that function. These are ideally structured to fit users' mental models about how the information should be displayed. However, when planning the development of a system,…Read more