Marina Lin is a Senior Interaction Designer for Mobile Apps at Cars.com where she uses Axure for prototyping Android and iOS apps. She holds a Master’s in Information Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology. She has recently contributed a chapter to the textbook “Negotiating Cultural Encounters: Narrating Intercultural Engineering and Technical Communication.” Her work has also appeared in Boxes and Arrows, Smashing Magazine, User Experience Magazine, and Business Communication Quarterly.
UX Camp 2014: Prototype Camp
Mixing Metaphors: Using a Variety of Research Methods to Solve a Problem
From contextual inquiry, to un-moderated remote usability testing, to in-lab participatory design sessions you have many methodologies and stages of prototypes at your disposal. Learn how to use prototyping effectively to aid research and to form a comprehensive research strategy for your projects.
Just like the evolution of a design, your research strategy needs to evolve as you move from concept to end-result. This talk explores a case study showing where the research strategy involved multiple techniques and stages of prototyping new features for Android and iPhone apps.