Designing for efficency: Building Philo Internal Tools

Yellow Flower
Yellow Flower
Yellow Flower

Summery

As a product designer at Philo, I led the development of an internal widget that streamlined our design team's image retrieval process from Gracenote's API, significantly improving efficiency and collaboration. This project demonstrates my ability to identify pain points, propose innovative solutions, and drive continuous improvement, resulting in a valuable asset that has had a tangible impact on our design team's performance.

Role

UX Design

Timeline

1 week

Client

Philo

The problem

The challenge involves Gracenote's API, causing language inconsistencies and slowing down image retrieval, disrupting design workflows. Fetching images in French instead of English hindered integration, taking hours and impacting efficiency. The goal was a solution ensuring language consistency and streamlining retrieval to save time for Philo's design team.

The Solution

The challenge involves Gracenote's API, causing language inconsistencies and slowing down image retrieval, disrupting design workflows. Fetching images in French instead of English hindered integration, taking hours and impacting efficiency. The goal was a solution ensuring language consistency and streamlining retrieval to save time for Philo's design team.

User Research

The challenge involves Gracenote's API, causing language inconsistencies and slowing down image retrieval, disrupting design workflows. Fetching images in French instead of English hindered integration, taking hours and impacting efficiency. The goal was a solution ensuring language consistency and streamlining retrieval to save time for Philo's design team.

The IMPACT

In Hack Week, we made a custom widget with aspect ratio and text filters, streamlining image retrieval from Gracenote's API. This resolved language inconsistencies, significantly boosting efficiency for Philo's design team. The widget's user-friendly interface ensures only relevant images integrate into design projects.

Let’s talk!

williams.tamone@gmail.com

Let’s talk!

williams.tamone@gmail.com