Universal Design Thinking

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Universal Design Thinking for All

Expertise in UI/UX and Deisgn Thinking is available to all projects and teams that may need it.  Our process has 6 stages:

  • Empathetic observation
  • User Story Definitions
  • Ideation and Brainstormed solutions
  • Agille Prototyping
  • Focus Group Testing
  • Critical Assessment Rubrics/ KPIs

We are Design Thinkers, our purpose is to improve user experiences for all.  Our process starts with empathetic observation, which lets us build user stories, then we collborate, ideate and brainstorm elegant solutions that improve user experiences.  We are focused on agile methodologies and gathering feedback for iterative assessment.

We are passionate about building accessible websites with UD principles. 

Q: What are Universal Design principles?

A: Universal Design (UD) principles focus on human impact and deliver equitable, flexible, simple and intuitive human friendly interfaces. Following UD principles includes creating tolerant, efficient and perceptive digital experiences in multiple modalities, to maximize communication opportunities. 

Q:  Who are we? 

A:  Our Web UD Team is comprised of creative technologists, accessibility engineers, data and interaction designers, content, media and visual designers, as well as business strategists.  

Q:  How do I work with the UD Team? 

A:  Our multi-disciplinary teams work in concert with you to creatively tackle your challenges.  We are committed to an agile process, and constantly refresh it to deliver human-centered experiences and environments that improve and shape our future. 

For a Universal Design consultation, email Andrew Browning: abrowning@oarc.ucla.edu

We are UCLA's mobile and web strategists, and we believe in Universal Design to deliver access for all.