Hacking Lean UX in a start-up (at SEEK)

location_city Melbourne schedule Jun 30th 04:00 - 04:20 PM AEDT place EN 101 (L100) people 26 Interested

Let me start by saying - It's complicated!  I've worked as a designer at SEEK for over 5 years and in the last year I've worked as a UX designer in a Moonshot style project/start-up within SEEK. We are funded by SEEK but operate independently as a lean start-up.  It's been an amazing learning experience and quite a  journey transitioning from a corporate to a lean start-up. In the last year I've had to adapt, a lot. I've fumbled my way through working out how to adapt my process to ensure design in a start-up environment is still considered . 

As a business we've gone from a business case and a design sprint to an actual business operating in a marketplace with thousands of real users.

In my talk I will be sharing my experience of adapting my process and creating new lean UX process/ tools to be successful within a start-up.

I will share -

How UX works in a lean start-up? 

The processes/ tools I've created to ensure stakeholder alignment and buy-in.

The lean research methods we've taken on board to ensure we are listening to our users and incorporating their valuable feedback into the design process.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

My talk will cover the following - 

Lean start-ups

The Design Sprint

UX Challenges within a start-up

The Lean Canvas and other UX process to ensure alignment

Lean Research Methods


Learning Outcome

Walk away with Lean UX methods/ process/ canvas that works within a start-up. 

Target Audience

Experience designers and Product people

Prerequisites for Attendees

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