An Android app that allows users to gain points when booking a flight or hotel.
The iOS app needed a material counterpart. Designs were created and needed vetting from a material specialist.
I consulted with the senior designer at Rocketmiles on how to marry their brand with material design, consolidated inconsistencies, and designed new solutions.
I gained a deeper understanding of material design and sketch. I learned how to work more efficiently with a designer from another company.
Suggestion Comps / New Designs
Play Store Template
The proposed sign in design was problematic because of its ties to the outdated holo android design, top-heavy two-toned header bar, and duplication of screen titles.
The new design reflected new material design principles with one base header color and a different tab action approach to solve for a duplicated title.
The proposed navigation had unnecessary icon treatment and a popover on a nav item.
The new design added more personality to the app. It prioritizes the logged in state of the user because navigation items change based on the state. It also uses the expand arrow for more contact options instead of adding another z-index to the drawer.
The proposed design used a slightly different browsing metaphor, which became problematic when considering variable content on variable sized devices.
The new design allowed for any sized content to fit in each card without relying on a full screen view.