Role: Lead User Experience Designer on Aperta, a manuscript submission system for open science community. Together with another UX designer, we strategized, architected, and designed the whole user experience and interface of the application. Responsibilities included but not limited to running experience mapping workshops, synthesis, system research, working closely with developers, understanding workflows of each user, working in agile environment, user testings.
What is Aperta
Aperta is designed to be a more smooth and efficient manuscript submission system. We designed Aperta to meet users' needs and their various working styles. The user interface is designed intuitively to improve author, reviewer and editor collaboration.
You are welcome to check the application and submit a paper through it:
What do users say about Aperta? Users testimony
From e-life's UX team: "I’ve just had a good look through the system, and I must say I’m impressed. The UI journey for submitting a manuscript is very straightforward, and the workflow customization is similarly seamless."
"Excellent. Very quick and convenient."
"Very simple, excellent and easy to handle, accurate and save time."
"It was beautifully simple. Fantastic!"
"It works VERY WELL!"
"This was the best paper submission experience I've ever had. It is always a painful process, but in terms of ease of use, this is light years ahead of the competition."
"I appreciated the simplicity of the interface."
"Very user friendly! Best submission systems I've seen so far."
"Fast and efficient, we could not ask for better!"