Role: Product designer

Context: Smart watch operating system

Duration: July 2015 - July 2016

My individual contribution

_______   CLIENT DETAILS

Understanding the company.

About

Design challenge

Project tags

Wearable tech

iOS

Android

Bluetooth

IFTTT

Amazon Alexa

iTunes Store

Download iOS App

Google Play Store

Download Android App

VentureBeat Press

The future of Cronologics

TechCrunch Press

The future of Cronologics

2

Project Managers

1

Product Designer

5

Software Engineers

1

QA

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RESEARCH

_______   KEY OBSERVATIONS

Asking the right questions.

Research goals

Industrial design

Software design

Fashion design

Question areas

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What would compel you to want to wear the same watch on a daily basis?

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What are the apps that you use on your phone that would be better suited on a watch?

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How long do you expect the battery to last on a smart watch?

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How do you feel about adopting a smart watch without needing to connect to a phone?

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How do you feel about being able to receive notifications based on your environment via your watch?

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How often would you customize your watch face if you had infinite selections to pick from?

_______   PERSONA DETAILS

Synthesizing user research.

Jamie Richards

“I hope that smart watches will become smart enough to notify me of the things that are appropriate based on where I'm at and what I'm doing”.

Pain points:

Goals:

Efrain E. Vargas

“Being able to glance at my watch while cutting hair is key to being efficient, while staying up to date with my client appointments”.

Pain points:

Goals:

Jonathan Ibarra

“I love my Breitling watch. Although, it's a shame that they don't have a smart watch version with the same industrial design”.

Pain points:

Goals:

Who do you relate with most?

_______   COMPETATIVE ANALYSIS

Understanding the competition.

Alta Activity Tracker

Pros

Cons

iWatch

Pros

Cons

Gear S3 frontier

Pros

Cons

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CHAPTER
INTERACTIONS

_______   WIREFRAMES

Low fidelity interactions.

Gestures

Primary watchface interactions

Micro applications

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CHAPTER
EXECUTION

_______   HIGH FIDELITY DESIGNS (FULL SCREEN CONTAINERS & NATIVE APP)

Finalizing visual designs.

Amazon Alexa Container

Platform Voice Service

Notification System UI

Dropdown notifications from launcher

Step Counter Container

Activity monitor

Alarm Container

Manage alarms from watch ui

iOS Companion App

Android Companion App

_______   KEY FINDINGS

Measuring success.

"To be at the cutting edge of innovation meant for myself and the team to be relentless. Luckily the founders cultivated a culture that allowed everyone to try new ideas, even if it meant potential failure. As long as we learned, together".

What we did well

What I would do differently