Android App Design for PodcastGuru
I design the User Interface & User Experience for this simple & powerful Android podcast player. We are a small shop, but we want our apps to have the features and and the experience that larger dev studios can afford to implement. I needed to leverage off of an existing mature design language and design library. So I decided to make my designs with Google’s Material Design resources because they are very mature and provide details specs for UI and UX.
Designed for the user
I designed the UI that gets out of the way because I believe the user's content is the most important aspect of any media app.
A Beautiful Media App User Interface
I created the app to be a media app, and the user interface must be as beautiful as it is a familiar media UX.
Feature front and center
Intuitive podcast discovery should be the first experience the user has. Putting Search, Trending, and Browse tabs on one screen is what makes Podcast Guru an easy way for users to find podcasts.
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Design Interaction, Problem Solving
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A simple UI is what make a successful Android App Design
I designed this!
I designed PodcastGuru from the ground up. I worked with the development team to understand the technical limitations and requirements. Then I created wires that illustrated the features we thought were valuable to the user. After that I created design artifacts, pixel-perfect mocks to guide the developers on how to build PodcastGuru.
In addition, I created a unique visual identity that set the app apart from other podcast apps. This work included, designing an original branded logo, interface icons, and style guides for typefaces and colors.