My challenge was to redesign the current dashboard to facilitate the process of choosing a contractor, talk to them, schedule a meeting and request a project quote.
Before starting anything, I spent some time testing the currently page and process. After that, I explained the process to 5 people, to discover what are the key elements they would use to compare contractors:
I started to sketch a lot of concepts on paper. I think this is the fastest way to get some ideas of what I need to do. I used these rough sketches to show the new process to the users and validate my idea.
You can see the Invision prototype here.
Photos of previous projects help build confidence on the constructor and it’s a main point to the decision of the user.
The user can interact with each contractor without leave the page. It’s easy to send a message, request a meeting and view/request a project quote.