We were given a 24 hour challenge to help BC’s working professionals come out of the pandemic stronger than before. We quickly began the ideation process with research and brainstorming.
Simone Landa, Jasna Baksa and myself
Selam Hailemariam, Yuxian Xu, Zhen Wang
A new business communication platform that focuses on connecting new hires with the company's employees in a fun and awkward-free approach.
We talked to people who had recently changed jobs in the pandemic. They felt isolated and lonely at their new remote job. What would have made a difference in their life?
Reaching out to new coworkers felt nerve wracking and intimidating. They also worried that when they were called back into the office it would feel uncomfortable without relationships in place.
empower employee connection building by making the introduction process in the workplace an enjoyable and effortless experience?
Meet Sarah, a new employee at an animation studio.
She's 32 years old and lives in Victoria, BC.
She wants to get to know her team and build genuine connections with her new coworkers through mutual interests. She feels socially isolated and intimidated at building new workplace relationships.
With that in mind, we started working on the task flow.
After doing research for inspiration and creating a mood board, we created concept sketches.
This was a rewarding and insightful experience where we learned how to collaborate with web developers.
I have worked with web developers before but this experience was more hands-on and more challenging as we only had 24hrs to complete the challenge.
At the end of the project, both teams (designers and developers) got to learn more about how things work for the other side and what to expect from each other.
Some of the features that might be added in the future: