From May to August 2017, I worked as a UI/UX Design Intern at Alation, a startup in Redwood City, CA. Alation is the first data catalog built for collaboration. With Alation, analysts are empowered to search, query and collaborate on their data to achieve faster, more accurate insights.
UI/UX Design Intern
May 2017 - August 2017
Some of my work is under NDA. Feel free to look through the design process for some of my projects below, or contact me if you want to hear more about my experience at Alation!
Bolded text. This idea was eliminated since the bolded text did not look distinct enough. In particular, the bolded human text (under the table column “Title”) did not stand out. This is because the design system uses a font weight of 400 for regular text, and 500 for bolded text. To comply with the design system, I decided not to introduce a new, increased font weight in order to make the bolded text more distinct.
Like with the previous project, my process began with researching other products and drawing inspiration. Next, I used Chrome Developer Tools / CSS and Sketch to quickly mock up potential solutions. The following is a few solutions I explored: