Rendezvous

Friends always ask me for date recommendations, whether they are going on a first date or they are in a long term relationship. I love giving them suggestions and often found myself curating the evening with them. There are a ton of ways to get date ideas, but I have yet to find a definitive solution with a simple, elegant way to get date ideas based on the couples mood and other specified preferences. This led me to build Rendezvous. What follows are the steps I took to build the experience of finding the perfect date, whether it's for a Tinder match or a long term partner.

 

Research and Planning

I started the process of building Rendezvous by doing some research online and in the App Store and found that there were attempts at a similar concept but nothing that quite had the same features or were very well executed in general. I then decided to create a survey that polled paid surveyees from across the country to validate my assumptions and gather other data that would helpful as I built. Blog validation. During this phase I also began interviewing people around me and in my classes to create personas which would inform how I would design the app for the different types of users.

 
 
 

Personas

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User Flows

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Paper Prototyping

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Wireframes

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User Inerface Iterations

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MVP

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