A few years ago, I was given the opportunity to participate in a live stream event at Adobe's San Francisco office. It was an incredible experience that left a lasting impression on me. As I toured the office and saw firsthand the inner workings of the company, I was struck by the level of innovation and creativity that was taking place.
I was particularly interested in creating a YouTube design channel at the time, and the live stream event gave me a valuable insight into the level of production and quality that was possible. Seeing the professionals at Adobe in action was an inspiration, and it made me even more determined to create high-quality content for my own channel.
As I think back on this experience, I find myself motivated to create some tutorial videos for my channel. I believe that sharing my knowledge and skills with others can be a rewarding experience, and I hope that my tutorials will be able to help others who are interested in design and creativity.
Join UX designer Tim Hykes as he begins brainstorming and designing a fictional dating app in Adobe XD! Today Tim will teach us how to think about our user journey, sketch the experience and bring the concept into Adobe XD for designing & prototyping! Get a glimpse into Tim’s research and preparation process as he develops intuitive and useful user interfaces!
Tim is known for the 28 Days of Black Designers Project, which runs throughout Black History Month and highlights one designer each day, demonstrating the diversity of the design industry. He is currently a UX designer at a financial institution in St. Louis, Missouri.
►Check out his work: http://timhykes.com/portfolio
►Check out the prototype: https://xd.adobe.com/view/432604b4-8543-4412-a9c4-d2d73e3f7907
►Click HERE for part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbuKFb_AtnM
How to turn on hotspot hints in Adobe XD: 8:56
Work begins: 24:00
Tim’s process when prototyping new apps: 24:10