Research

Improving air quality

Co-designing with doulas

Creating meaningful metrics

Adapting wayfinding


Design

Fostering slow conversation

Playing in public

Reinventing the library

Designing an exhibit


User Experience

Telling the Soofa story

Prototyping an interface


Art

Making eye contact

Printmaking





About

Gabrielle Clarke is a human-centered designer, design researcher, and strategist from San Diego, California. She graduated from Olin College of Engineering in 2018 with a degree in engineering and a concentration in human-centered design. She loves thinking about challenging problems at the system level, and also refining small details.

She is currently a Product Design Associate at Livongo Health.


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Prototyping an interface





Learning the user experience design process by prototyping an interface to facilitate donation of goods to local non-profit organizations.

Challenge

My user experience design class was intended to guide students through the interface design process, from user research through ideation, interface wireframing, heuristic evaluations, cognitive walkthroughs, and usability testing. We were asked to find a user group and prototype an interface that would address a need in their lives. My team sought to make the process of donating goods easier for donors and organizations.

Objective

Develop an interface that eases the process of donating goods to local non-profit organizations.

Research question

How do people go about donating goods to local organizations?

Research approach

We conducted interviews with people who donate things and people who work for organizations that accept donations (Goodwill, Habitat for Humanity ReStore, animal shelters, etc.).