PRODUCT DESIGN

An opportunity to serve millions of teachers and students around the world with better distance learning experiences.

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Product Overview

KiddyLearn is an Edtech company working on a product to introduce Kindergarteners to reading and writing.

My goal was to work with the Product Management team to create a web and mobile app for users. The mobile product will be used by the learners aged 3–5 and will be the core application. While parents will use the web product to monitor their children’s performance.

The challenge with regards to reading

Most of us learn how to read around 5 to 6 years old because that is when our brain is most receptive to knowledge. …


PRODUCT DESIGN

A UI/UX Case study on designing for OCR Technology

A background picture depicting a man chasing after papers and Scannr standing side by side.
A background picture depicting a man chasing after papers and Scannr standing side by side.

Ever kept that receipt for a “maybe” occasion? We’ve all been there. And who could blame you really, you might just have to return that item to the store, be audited by the IRS, or better still; asked to provide proof of purchase for a warranty.

We all feel the need to hoard receipts for various reasons. A lot of us more than others apparently. And if that is the case, you might also think to ask yourself, “How often am I able to find that receipt when I need it?”.


PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

So you have a new product idea. What should you do? Hire a team, raise seed capital, learn to code? You’re probably missing the most obvious answer; here’s why.

Illustration depicting the idea of a product launch
Illustration depicting the idea of a product launch

Ever bought a lottery ticket? I have. You won’t be surprised to learn that I never did hit the jackpot.

Seeing winners announced every time gives a false impression that anyone could win. But the odds of winning are in fact, very long.

In many ways, launching a successful product can be likened to winning the lottery. We see big winners in the news every day — Paystack, Zoom, Uber. Their success fuels our desires to make the next big product.

But like the lottery, chances of our product’s success relies on a collection of variables: The right product, with…


PRODUCT STRATEGY

Tips to help your business scale through a global crisis.

Visual expression depicting changes in customer behavior
Visual expression depicting changes in customer behavior

Whether you are ready to, comfortable with, excited by, anxious for, or frightened by change — it’s safe to say that it is here, and it is happening to all of us.

As the global crisis continues, a lot of us are experiencing a significant loss in revenue like no other. Our customers’ needs, values, and most importantly buying habits have taken on a new perspective. In times past, companies have managed to remain relevant and gain the most success out of a crisis by staying closely connected to customers. …


EXPERIENCE DESIGN

Introducing usability to the art of communication.

Picture showing the user’ concept of a usable communication tool
Picture showing the user’ concept of a usable communication tool

Communication is a vital part of our everyday lives. We almost don’t even have to think about it. With social media and our devices as prime tools, we’re constantly finding new ways to stay connected. Instant messaging — a quality example. Today; despite the rise of social distancing, we get to share our thoughts, ideas, and information all across the world. Within split seconds.

On this project I improve the user experience of Apple’s official messaging app — iMessage, with the central focus on restoring usability. My design offers potential solutions in the form of minor adjustments to the look…

Lola Salehu

Product Designer, Writer and Content Strategist. Creating meaningful experiences through design.

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