Adnaan Ahmad

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Why User Experience Matters

Why User Experience Matters

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Design, User Interface | 0 comments

I wanted to take some time to write this post because I see a lot if IT companies neglecting this critical aspect of software development.  In fact, sometimes user satisfaction is solely relegated to the cleanup effort post testing.   These are my initial thoughts and I will continue to expand on the subject in the future. Here are some reasons why you...

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Interactive Dashboard

Interactive Dashboard

Posted by on Nov 21, 2012 in Design, User Interface | 0 comments

I have implemented a docking tray system in several interface designs to great affect.  In designs where widgets and tools need to be accessed quickly and frequently, the shelves allow users to open only the trays they need.  Common shelves will include Navigation, Tools, Fileters, and Data.  This shelves can also be contextual depending on the current...

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Google Redux

Google Redux

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 in User Interface | 0 comments

Google prides itself on prioritizing speed and accessibility over all else when designing a product. This leaves room for redesigning Google Search for a target audience.  In my case, I have designed for an older generation of users who grew up reading newspapers as the primary form of searching for information. I have used visual metaphors from this...

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Experimenting with Game UI

Experimenting with Game UI

Posted by on Jul 21, 2011 in User Interface | 0 comments

I am experimenting with Game User Interface design.  In the concept art I have created below can you answer the following questions just by looking at the interface.  I am interested in know what is confusing or unclear. - Whos Good?  Whos Bad? - How much health do the characters have? - Which character is current selected? - Can I rotate my camera? ...

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