The UDesign brief is the first step in the process of creating a great user experience. It’s a document that you’re going to share with your stakeholders, designers, developers, and product managers, and it needs to be clear, concise, and to-the-point.
In this post, I’m going to give you some tips and tricks on how to write a successful user experience brief, and how to make sure that your design team is on the same page as you when it comes to the user experience of your product. I hope this will help you and your team create a better user experience for your users, and that your users will love your product even more!
If you haven’t read my previous posts on UDesign.
## Before You Start Writing
Before you start writing your brief, there are a few things that you need to think about:
1. Who is going to read it?
2. What is the purpose of the brief?
3. How much time will it take to write?
## Who is Going to Read It?
First of all, you should think about who will be reading your brief. There are a lot of stakeholders involved in the design process, and they all have different roles and responsibilities, so you should make sure to include all of them in the brief. You should also think about the people who are going to review your brief before it goes to the design team. This might be your product manager, your product owner, or even your CEO. If you have a product manager or a product owner on your team, they should be included in your brief so that they can review it and give you feedback on it. They’ll be able to tell you if your brief is too long, too short, or if there are parts that need to be reworked. They can also help you to come up with ideas for new features that you might want to add to your product, so they should definitely be a part of the process.
## What is the Purpose of the Brief?
The purpose of a user experience (UX) brief is to communicate your ideas about your product to the rest of your team. It helps your team to understand what you’re trying to achieve with your product and how you plan to achieve it. It also helps them to understand your vision for the product, and what you want your users to experience when they use it.
Here are some examples of what a UX brief might look like:
– A UX brief for a mobile app might include the following sections:
– What are you trying to accomplish with the app? What are the features of the app that you want to include? What do you want the app to do for the user? How does the app make the user feel? How do you plan on making the app user-friendly? How will you make the app easy to use?
– Who are the users of your app? Who are your target users? What kind of users are they? How are they going to use the app and what do they want to do with it? How is the app going to help them accomplish their goals? How can you make it easier for them to do what they need to do? What will they need in order to use your app effectively? What should they know before they start using it? What can you do to make your app easier to use for them?
– How much time do you think it will take to complete the project? What is your estimated budget? How much do you expect to spend on this project? How many people will be working on it? Who will be doing the work? What tools will you be using? What experience do you have with similar projects? What skills do you need? Who do you know who can help you? Who can you outsource the work to? How long will the project take? What happens if the project takes longer than expected? How often will you check in with the team? How frequently will you update the team on the project status? What milestones will you set for the project and when will they be met? What risks are there with this project and how are you going to mitigate them? Are there any risks that you haven’t thought about? What steps will you take to mitigate those risks? Who is responsible for each of those steps? Who has the authority to make changes and when can they be made? What types of changes can be made to the project, and when? What kinds of changes do you anticipate making to the product? When will those changes be made, and by whom? Who else will be involved in making those changes?
## How Much Time Will It Take to Write?
You might be wondering how much time you’ll need to write your UX brief. The good news is that you don’t have to write the whole thing in one go. You can break it down into smaller pieces and work on them one at a time. It’s a good idea to start with the high-level sections of your brief and work your way down to the details as you go along.
## High-Level Sections of Your UX Brief
You should start by thinking about the sections of the UX brief that you’d like to include. These are the sections that will contain the most important information about your project. Here are some of the most common sections that you should include in your user experience brief:
## What are You Trying to Accomplish with the Product?
This is the first section of your user interface (UI) design brief. It should include the main goals of your project, as well as any additional goals that you have for your product. This section should also include a list of the features that your product will include, and a description of what those features will do for your user. For example, if you are creating an app that will help users to manage their finances.
## What Are the Features of the App that You Want to Include?
Once you have an idea of what the main features of your product are, it’s time to think about all of the other features that will be included as well.