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Windows Live Writer & Photomail

Business Goals 

Increase adoption and usage of Windows Live Writer & Windows Live Mail as part of the Windows Live Essential Suite of Products.

Customers Needs

Improved mail message and blog creation experiences with insertable photo layouts and online photo albums.

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livewriter_new_version

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Role-- More than one photo album style-- User interface concepts for album styles

Design Process

Created and aligned on project vision, scope, and deliverables with project managers, development team, design lead, brand visual designers, product designers, user researchers, and content writer. Presented designs to stakeholders. Partnered with user researchers on multiple usability tests and field research. Worked with developers to review builds and fix bugs.
 

Deliverables
Kick-off meeting, Design reviews, competitive analysis, heuristic review, task analysis, wireframe task flow, MS Blend prototype, final mockups, redlines, design spec.

 

See how the product works

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big_writer_ribbon

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