Well fucksticks, I was made redundant a few weeks ago and have been forced to join the great unwashed, feckless masses until I secure my next tiptop multi-million pound employment opportunity designing rocket launch trajectory systems for ISIS (JOKE!!)
One upside is I get to laugh at the technological black hole of inordinate stupidity that are the design decisions dotted around the job centre office, like this wee gem:
And for the rest of this post I’m going to adopt an Irvine Welsh narrative because ah fuckin can ya wee bam. Continue reading “The Job Centre Has A New Useless Contraption”
As many visitors to one of my four once-world-famous-almost-award-winning blogs know I am really unlucky when it comes to telecommunications; from dodgy dark patterns via Vodafone’s satanic website to getting my phone stolen by an acquaintance of Kevin Bridges in a bar fight, verily sirrah! Electromagnetic radiation must fucking despise me! Continue reading “BT’s Website Is A Fcking Disaster”
Remember this wee gem?
This screen allows you to control what extra data packages are active on your account. This screencap is from August and tells me an extra 2GB and 15GB packages are active and the 1GB is inactive. Continue reading “Vodafone’s Kafka-esque Dark Pattern”
Jet2 have updated their booking website. The old one was horrific so let’s see what the new one has in store for this intrepid traveler!
Fine! Clear calls to action, easy to understand form. Continue reading “Jet2 Have A New Booking Engine”
I LOVE chocolate and my favourite high-street chocolatier, Thorntons, have a new website! Let’s take it for a spin with the use case “I want to buy a box of cherry liqueur chocolates for my cat” Continue reading “GIMME CHOCOLATE!!!!!”
I’ve been working in UX for about 10 years, first as a freelancer then as a UX designer at digital agencies. I’m now somewhere in Scotland building top secret missile launch systems for the impending Martian invasion of Earth.
During that time I’ve learned a thing or two: don’t get wax in your hair, don’t listen to The Food Babe and never ever build your interface around the minority use case. Continue reading “Minority Use Case Report”
So I was on Facebook and there was a targeted advert for sad food bores like myself and I was all like “I bet this will be an interesting ecommerce adventure” So I totally clicked on the link!
Continue reading “Lessons In Ecommerce”