Five Fast Fixes for your App’s User Experience
“UX” is too often avoided by developers and other members of the product team, when often they are the last check on what goes to production. In many cases, there’s not enough staff to address the issues. We’ll touch on some of the most common pain points in app design and how solving the experience issues is not just for designers to address. We’ll also cover some basic tools you can use with other members of your team to help improve your app from top to bottom.
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John Athayde is a designer and developer who spends a lot of time fighting bad coding practices in the Rails view layer. He is currently the VP of Design for CargoSense, a logistics product company. He has also runs Meticulous (a design consultancy) since 1997. Prior to CargoSense he was the Lead for UI/UX and Front-end Development–Internal Apps at LivingSocial. In the past he also was the lead designer at InfoEther and ran Hyphenated People with Amy Hoy. He is currently running a small permaculture farm outside of Charlottesville where he can garden and play in the dirt with his wife and three children. He's spent the past few months building a greenhouse from scratch. In his free time, he plays guitar and keyboards for the DC-based band, Juniper Lane, and works on his solo music project, Rotoscope. He co-authored “The Rails View” with Bruce Williams. He holds his Masters in Architecture from Catholic University of America..