Assembly — New Landing Page

June 17, 2014

This week, I took a pass at overhauling our landing page to do a better job explaining what Assembly is, how it differs from working on side projects or working at a traditional startup, and highlighting a few products that are currently...

Assembly Field Guide — Getting Started

June 06, 2014

So this week I designed, coded and shipped our first Assembly 'Field Guide' — a step towards making our FAQ and informational onboarding friendly and engaging. This is the first thing I've designed in-browser in quite a while, and it wa...

Assembly — User Profile

April 01, 2014

Today I took a pass at revamping our user profile page. I've introduced a player 'card' and an amalgam of stats so at a glance, users can get an idea of where they stand when it comes to contributions and earnings on the Assembly platfor...

Asm welcome tour

Assembly — Welcome Tour illustrations

March 19, 2014

This week we experimented with implementing a simple welcome tour that introduces users to Assembly and how it works. We whittled the content down to 5 simple slides, for which I created illustrations. I'm new to illustration in general...

Assembly — Sign Up & Log In

February 22, 2014

Last week I took a pass at revamping our sign up and log in interface. I stripped back as much extraneous content as possible, and reduced the required fields down to the three you see in the shot. I also thought I'd experiment with int...

Platform navigation 1a

Assembly — Navigation bar states

February 22, 2014

Here's where I landed with our primary (platform-level) and secondary (product-level) navigation bars. Still yet to decide upon toggling between dark and light for logged in vs. logged out users, but I'm quite happy with where I've lande...

Assembly — Activity Stream

February 21, 2014

Over the past few days I've been taking a first pass at an activity stream for Assembly products. This allows you to keep a finger on a product’s pulse and take action on events without needing to dig around for them. I aimed to keep t...

Assembly – An exercise in hand-holding.

February 01, 2014

This week we've been focusing on revamping the idea submission process here at Assembly, and as part of that, we've started building out a preliminary system of metric-based 'missions' aimed at helping flesh out a product's feature set, ...