Designer and Co-Developer
Spring 2018 (9 weeks)
Illustration, UX/UI, iterative design, prototyping, full-stack development
Sketchbook, Illustrator, Figma, Node.js, Express, MySQL, Passport.js, EJS, D3, HTML, CSS, and Shibboleth authentication
The use of this site peaks twice a year, when it's time to choose classes.
The CR team requested an "approachable and friendly" visual identity, to minimize
the stress that often accompanies course selection.
In planning the new art direction for the Critical Review,
I wanted to centralize Brown University, as the publication is specific to this school.
I've included examples of screens from the former site for comparison. It was less inviting, the data visualizations were difficult to interpret, and the interface was outdated and hard to navigate.