WhatsApp launched in 2009 as a text and voice messaging application changing the way we communicate with others. It is a free service that allows users to call, send text, images, or voice recordings to anyone in a very seamless way. It is well known for its privacy features and end-to-end encryption, and right now is one of the most popular messaging apps with 2 billion users over 180 countries and over 500 million daily active users.
The most common use cases of this app are to connect with relatives, friends, and also to run the business through this platform.
Before we start talking about this amazing topic, we need to align some thoughts on what is illustration and how it can add value when designing our products.
Illustration is a tool of communication that helps to simplify complex ideas into clear messages; links concepts, capture feelings, and shapes the narrative in order to deliver effective messages. So it goes beyond decoration since it provides more context on the task the user just accomplished or tasks the user needs to take action in certain key moments while navigating our product.
It provides humanity and delightful moments to the product experience…
Design challenges are one of the key aspects during the product design interview process, where the designers are asked to solve a problem and to present it. In this way, the company can evaluate design thinking, process, problem-solving, craft and presentation skills. There are 3 types of design exercises, Live whiteboarding, on-site, and Take-home exercise. In this article, I will cover only the last one, where I will share how I approached the brief and how was my design process during this design challenge in particular.
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Figma is more than a design tool, it’s about scalability and efficient collaboration.
I had the opportunity to attend the first user conference by Figma in San Francisco, California. This one called my attention because of the diversity and inclusion initiative, this was one of the statements from the beginning. I love how initiatives like this are actually building a global community, making this experience richer and also more interesting. It was impressive how many people traveled from all over the globe just to meet here and talk about…