Users expect to interact with your company when and how they choose to. This can include on the web, in mobile applications, via chatbots and voice assistants, and via wearable devices. How can your company provide a high-quality experience for users across all these platforms?
November 20, 2017 | Design
The Design team is responsible for ensuring that the product meets and exceeds the needs of the users. This, in turn, helps our clients attract and retain their customers.
November 14, 2017 | Design
At Big Nerd Ranch, the Discovery phase of a project is an important step in determining the best path forward for the design and subsequent build of any application.
The unveiling of the iPhone X has confirmed the existence of the top “notch” or sensor housing. While this seems purely aesthetic, there are a few things to consider when designing around this sensor housing in both portrait and left/right landscape orientations.
September 4, 2017 | Design
As a UX/UI designer at Big Nerd Ranch, I have seven years of experience creating designs and exactly zero years of experience writing code. Recently, I attended the iOS Essentials with Swift coding bootcamp. This is why.
Year after year, Apple rolls out platform features that greatly improve usability when they’re used correctly. Unfortunately, many apps that have been around for awhile still don’t take advantage of these features. With the release of iOS 11 on the horizon, now is the perfect time to start incorporating them. To help you along, I’ve listed out some under-used features and reasons why your users will thank you for using them in your app.
Recent versions of iOS have reimagined the design for several of Apple’s platform apps, with big titles, rounded card-like UI and filled buttons. Apple pushes these changes even further in iOS 11 by making them the norm for the platform, which means that it is time to reevaluate your apps to ensure that they conform with the new design language.
With the introduction of the Android O preview, we’ve gotten a look at how Google intends to tidy up the home screen through Adaptive Icons. In this post, we’ll be highlighting how this changes creating production assets, what to consider when designing your adaptive icon, and introducing our adaptive icon sketch template.