I stumbled on ArtStation’s website this year, my eyes were blowing by all the great artworks there, and quickly realized that they are lacking some help on the app side. I took it as good design excise.
Analysis of their revenue model from the website
This might sound boring, but it’s very important for designers to align with the business goal.
Find out the engagement path
We all want to design something awesome, but how might we make users come back every so often.
They got tons of great arts, I mean tons and tons. How can I re-design an app that allows the user to quickly find what they looking for?
After briefly investigate the gap between their popular website to mobile apps, I decide to bring some goodies from website to app, that’s including:
To allow users to view the job post through a mobile app, that’s also the only CHARGE service I found from ArtStation.
Apparently, the challenges ArtStation post are very popular, a lot of users do participate and comment on each other’s work, the challenges feature does bring a lot of engagement to the ArtStation.
Bringing the most high-level and most frequently used navigation item to the home page, minimize the menu item to give delightful experiences.
Bringing the most high-level and most frequent used navigation item to the home page, minimize the menu item to give delightful experiences.