Join me as I transition into the UX field in analyzing one of my favorite platforms and its accessibility features.

Since my decision to pursue a career in UX, I’ve been made further aware about the accessibility features products me provide. This has, of course, had me analyzing each app and website I visit on a daily basis. Is it usable? Intuitive to use? Is this accessible? What about it isn’t?

In this article, I will use Netflix as a case study to learn more about usability and accessibility.

How Easy is Netflix to Use?

Usability is defined as the ease of use of an interface. There are five broad categories for usability heuristics.:

  1. Efficiency
  2. Memorability
  3. Errors
  4. Satisfaction

Learnability

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Up until six years ago, you could say I was super lazy with extremely unhealthy eating habits. Eating a donut on my way to meet a friend for dinner. Considering a 10…

Adina Katz

Aspiring UX Designer

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