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Case studies

 

The MoleGram Explorer is a Mixed Reality application that helps Students to learn about molecular surfaces. Read more about the designing for Mixed Reality


Paper Prototype // Lab Study // Personas // Workshops // Wireframes // Mockups

Landis+Gyr

Our Client was looking to build a versatile extranet where existing and potential clients as well as service technicians on site could access their product catalogue, documentation, training and collaboration workspaces. What looked like a simple task in the beginning turned out to be way more complex due to very different persona requirements. Read more about paper prototypes

Field Study // Paper Prototype // Lab Study // Workshops // Personas // Wireframes // Mockups

Alfred Müller  AG

As part of a PoC for a Document Management System I conducted a field study that surfaced unexpected findings. Based on those we created wireframes and used them in a Usability Test. Programming the proof of concept was a lot more streamlined because of the UX deliverables. Read more about the benefits of custom business tools


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Lab Study // Paper Prototype // Workshops

Dept. of Justice and Security of Basel-Stadt

Before rebuilding their intranet we got commissioned to evaluate the current one in a pre-project and help the IT department plan their approach for a redesign. In this work example I will focus on some detailed findings and how they influenced the proposed solution. Read how even a minor UX effort can significantly improve the final solution

 

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Writing

 

Interaction Design Workflow for HoloLens

For my first mixed reality design project I had to adapt my 2D workflow to the third dimension. For three weeks I got the chance to work as a freelance Interaction Designer with the talented guys at afca.ch. This is how I went about it.

Mangelnde UX führt zu Verspätungen — am Flughafen und im Büro

German Article — Während ich diesen Artikel schreibe, sitze ich endlich im Flugzeug nach Kopenhagen, von wo aus ich nach Chicago an eine UX Konferenz weiterfliegen werde. Geplant war das alles etwas anders, denn gestern habe ich zum ersten Mal einen Flug verpasst.

Mit UX-Optimierungen zur benutzerfreundlichen SharePoint-Plattform

German Article — Es gibt Unternehmen, bei denen das Intranet-Portal von den Mitarbeitenden weitestgehend gemieden wird. Die Mitarbeiter weichen dann auf andere Kanäle aus, um sich die benötigten Informationen zu beschaffen. Sie schreiben beispielsweise eine E-Mail, greifen zum Hörer oder gehen rasch zum Kollegen rüber und halten dadurch andere Personen von deren Arbeit ab.

 
 

 
 

What others say

Here are some quotes from people I worked with

The workshops where very well conducted and the results prove that it was well worth the effort. To be able to observe participants interact with the fictional interface of our paper prototype and solve tasks was an exciting experience. In my opinion such workshops have to be a standard part of any of our future projects.
— Urs Schenker / Project manager internal projects at Alfred Müller AG / on Proof of concept e-dossier RMS
Tim is dedicated to his work and pursues his objectives in a enthusiastic way. His engaging nature inspired both managers and colleagues to try out new ways.
— Bruno Krieger / Development Team Leader at IOZ AG
The UX study showed us the biggest flaws our intranet has from a user’s perspective. The paper prototype helped us to quickly gain insight into how our users navigate the intranet and draw conclusions for the new solution.
— Martin Zimmermann / Assistant Head of Services at Department of Justice and Security of Basel-Stadt / on a UX pre-project for a new intranet
I worked with Tim on a Hololens application for a large swiss university.
He works creatively, has many fresh ideas and he brings the process and the perseverance along with him to forge the good ideas into tangible experiences. He helped us tremendously with the project in his role as UX designer and proved to be an valuable asset throughout the process.
— Marki Bublic / Mixed Reality Developer at afca.ch / on the HoloLens App for the ETH Zurich