Presenting Your Work to Executives: 8 Tips for UX Designers
by Stef Miller
by Stef Miller
Aaron Weyenberg is the master of slide decks. Our UX Lead creates Keynote presentations that are both slick and charming—the kind that pull you in and keep you captivated, but in an understated way that helps you focus on what’s actually being said. He does this for his own presentations and for lots of other folks in the office. Yes, his coworkers ask him to design their slides, because he’s just that good.
“No one reads reports!”
“PowerPoint must die!”
“Conveying user research findings so people can understand them, believe them, and know how to act on your recommendations can be challenging.”
We’ve all read monotonous reports and struggled to remain awake during boring presentations, but must all deliverables be interminably dull? Conveying user research findings so people can understand them, believe them, and know how to act on your recommendations can be challenging. And providing enough detail without boring your audience is a difficult balance. But there are some best practices in communicating user research findings that can make them more effective—and even entertaining.
Watch this video if you want to improve your presentations.
Taking the time to present your work to clients or to simply display the project in your portfolio can drastically increase its value and really show off the hard work and expertise you’ve put into it. Today’s post showcases a bunch of designers who have produced some wonderful presentations for their UI/UX projects. These inspirational case studies give you a detailed insight into the project development and give a walkthrough on how the app works. Be sure to click through each one to see the full picture!
Click the link to listen to and download the lecture.
This is a link to the presentation for the Oct. 11 class.
This is a link to a the class lecture from Oct. 4, 2017.
Link to three persona templates.
Use one of these for your full personas (not the proto ones those are done on paper) or make your own, or find a style you like form doing a search for “persona template”