Microsoft Translator Redesign

Microsoft Translator Redesign

Microsoft Translator Redesign

Description

The Microsoft Translator app's redesign seeks to modernise it by swapping its old Metro design from the Windows 8 era for Fluent, Microsoft's latest design system. The main goal is to enhance the user experience, making it more appealing and boosting usage. In 2023, the project was updated to reflect more experience and skillset improvements.

Description

The Microsoft Translator app's redesign seeks to modernise it by swapping its old Metro design from the Windows 8 era for Fluent, Microsoft's latest design system. The main goal is to enhance the user experience, making it more appealing and boosting usage. In 2023, the project was updated to reflect more experience and skillset improvements.

Description

The Microsoft Translator app's redesign seeks to modernise it by swapping its old Metro design from the Windows 8 era for Fluent, Microsoft's latest design system. The main goal is to enhance the user experience, making it more appealing and boosting usage. In 2023, the project was updated to reflect more experience and skillset improvements.

Stalkholder(s)

Personal Project

Timeline

3 Months - 2022

Industry

Translation

Stalkholder(s)

Personal Project

Timeline

3 Months - 2022

Industry

Translation

Stalkholder(s)

Personal Project

Timeline

3 Months - 2022

Industry

Translation

Goal

Refine Microsoft Translator app's UX, aimed at simplifying usability for more efficient management of features and functions.

Goal

Refine Microsoft Translator app's UX, aimed at simplifying usability for more efficient management of features and functions.

Goal

Refine Microsoft Translator app's UX, aimed at simplifying usability for more efficient management of features and functions.

Challenge

Integrating advanced translation tech with intuitive design, while ensuring accessibility and user-friendliness for a diverse global audience.

Challenge

Integrating advanced translation tech with intuitive design, while ensuring accessibility and user-friendliness for a diverse global audience.

Challenge

Integrating advanced translation tech with intuitive design, while ensuring accessibility and user-friendliness for a diverse global audience.

Outcome

Addressing linguistic and cultural needs, streamlining language translation by introducing further features and abilities.

Outcome

Addressing linguistic and cultural needs, streamlining language translation by introducing further features and abilities.

Outcome

Addressing linguistic and cultural needs, streamlining language translation by introducing further features and abilities.

Discovery

Discovery

Began with an individual brainstorming session, concentrating on developing innovative features for the translation app.

Began with an individual brainstorming session, concentrating on developing innovative features for the translation app.

Conducted a competitor analysis to pinpoint prevailing market trends and design elements.

Conducted a competitor analysis to pinpoint prevailing market trends and design elements.

Developed assumptive personas and user journeys, based on exisiting product base.

Developed assumptive personas and user journeys, based on exisiting product base.

Exporing and researching the Fluent design system onto how it can be utlisied for translation.

Exporing and researching the Fluent design system onto how it can be utlisied for translation.

Process

Process

1.

1.

Wireframe Development: Crafting wireframes to outline the app's layout and interactive design elements.

Wireframe Development: Crafting wireframes to outline the app's layout and interactive design elements.

2.

2.

Content Architecture: Structure the app's information and navigation for enhanced usability and hierarchy.

Content Architecture: Structure the app's information and navigation for enhanced usability and hierarchy.

3.

3.

Branding: Create new branding by utilising Fluent components. Additionally encompassing both light and dark themes into the app's design.

Branding: Create new branding by utilising Fluent components. Additionally encompassing both light and dark themes into the app's design.

4.

4.

Feature Development: Choosing and polishing essential app features in line with user requirements and technical specifications.

Feature Development: Choosing and polishing essential app features in line with user requirements and technical specifications.

5.

5.

Prototype Construction: Refined final designs and tested usability.

Prototype Construction: Refined final designs and tested usability.

final outcome

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Contact

I'm an experienced Digital Designer based in London. My aim is to create engaging digital experiences that connect with users. I use a balanced approach, blending enthusiasm and curiosity in each project to craft polished and insightful designs that leave a lasting impact.

jackparkes0@protonmail.com