Nov 2017

Roles

Design Iterations, Content Creation

 

Category

Traveling, Social

Method

Goal-Directed Design

Collaborative Project

Interface

Bubble-setupport.gif

Mobile App 

Android IOS

Software

InVison 

Protopie 

Photoshop

Synopsis

Bubble Is a application designed as

a safe mean for students that socialize while studying abroad.

We created iterations, style guides, and features users may find useful. After user interviews/testing, we revised visuals, features and overall functionality that made the app more user friendly.

Goals

1.

2.

3.

Chat and arrange

hangouts with other students.

Join groups with

individuals that have the same interests.

Meet students abroad

that speak the same language.

Prospective Users

Goals:

 

  • Attend forums on social issues

  • Participate in on campus events

  • Work for a political campaign group

  • Be social and meet new friends

  • Complete another semester abroad before she graduates

 

Aptitudes

  • Political Science A student

  • iPhone/ MacBook

  • Tech savvy (Intermediate)

  • Intuitive about technology

Skills

  • Smart phone/ app familiarity

 

Sarah

 Age: 21    Gender: Female

  • Student

  • Political Science Major

  • Lives on campus

  • Completed a semester abroad in

     Madrid, Spain during Fall semester       2016

 

 

 

Activities

  • Goes to class (daily)

  • Exercise (3-5 x/ weeks)

  • Works in the Political Science department at her school

  • Watches Netflix when she can

  • Volunteers at a local non-profit

 

Motivations

  • Socializing

  • Wants to be in the know

  • Politics

 

 

The Use Environment

  • Class

  • Bathroom

  • Work/Home

Jaimie

Age: 19     Gender: Female

  • Student

  • French Major

  • Lives on campus

  • Currently completing a study abroad program in Paris, France

 

 Activities

  • Goes to class (daily)

  • Practices yoga daily

  • Works as a nanny (part-time)

  • Loves watching foreign films

 

Motivations

  • Foreign accents and languages

  • Socialize

  • Learning about different cultures

 

 The Use Environment

  • Work/Home

  • Class

  • Bathroom

  • Car

Goals:

  • Wants to socialize more

  • Enjoys traveling

  • Learn as many languages as she can

  • Work for the UN

Aptitudes

  • French major A student

  • iPhone/ MacBook

  • Tech savvy (Intermediate)

  • Intuitive about technology

Skills

  • Smart phone/ app familiarity

 

Goals:

  • Attend game conferences

  • Wants to keep up with all technology

  • Wants to socialize

  • To start his own company before he graduates

 

Aptitudes

  • Computer Science Major A student

  • iPhone/ MacBook

  • Tech savvy (Intermediate)

  • Intuitive about technology

Skills

  • Smart phone/ app familiarity

 

Josh

Age: 21     Gender: Male

  • Computer Science major/ Game Design minor

  • Loves playing and designing video games

  • Lives off campus w/ roommates

  • Supported by parents

  • Studied abroad in Mumbai, India during Summer 2016
     

Activities

  • Goes to class (daily)

  • Works out (occasionally)

  • Hangs out and plays video games (daily)

  • Attend Dragon Con

 

 

 Motivations

  • Socialize

  • Be in the know about technology

 

 

The Use Environment

  • Class

  • Bathroom

  • Home

  • At red lights while in the car

Competition

Logo iterations

Preliminary Flow

preview.png

User Research

Infographics

IMG_0995.JPG

Refinement

Walkthrough

Takeaway

A Collaborative Project Completed with

Morgan Ott

 Gabriella Hunt 

Gabi Rupee