Requirements gathering –
Interview and naturalistic observation
Apr 2014 - Mar 2015
By conducting an interview and a naturalistic observation session with a user I managed to discover insights I didn’t come across in my online search. We compared three different applications: Pixabay, Pexels and Unsplash.
Pexels: easy to use, looks better than the other two, easy to navigate, has better images filter suggestions and bigger buttons, shows who took the picture on the results page so she can go to the profile of that contributor to see their images, simple interface, has filter suggestions before someone starts typing in the search box, search suggestions on typing and it’s helpful.
Unsplash: slow and confusing, search suggestions on typing.
Pixabay: doesn’t have a back button to search result, too many ads, categories are difficult to use and doesn’t have many