Going mobile-first with the dashboard re-design to help meet the user needs and also make best use of man-hours we could spend on this project. Following this project, it was planned to implement the learned features from the mobile into the desktop version.
Interaction Designer - Information Architecture, Prototyping and Visual Design
UX Manager, Product Manager, Front-end Developer and Mobile-web Developer
Commonfloor.com has a wide user base across the housing ecosystem. We needed a unified dashboard for all these different users. Also, with mobile-first concept, we had to create a solid mobile experience of the platform.
Research was crucial to replicate what our users best liked about the existing platform. Identifying valid touch points that would best effect users. The process of research included several user meeting, web analytics and wide variety of surveys.
The final solution had an inclusion of various new features, cater the needs of the on-the-go mobile users. These features were to be incorporated into the web platforms from the usability research of the mobile platform.
The project was crucial for the design team to start designign mobile-first interfaces and interactions. This project helped our team focus on connecting the dots between things that needed to be re-developed due to user expectations.