News site redesign

Client

La Diaria is a subscription-based journalistic publication.

Challenge

Redesign the digital experience with focus on getting subscribers.

Approach

Create a component-based design system and introduce new features.

Design process

1. Research

  • Understand the challenge.
  • Research on digital journalism, current product status, similar products, competition, client interviews, current user data statistics, +.

2. Interpret and ideate

  • Generate ideas.
  • Make a product roadmap, set goals and estimation.
  • Plan and document features, UX, design system and components.

3. Visual design

  • Wireframes.
  • High fidelity.
  • Interactive prototypes.
Visual representation of the process.

Design system

Here some styles and components of the design system.

The design system living together

Homepage design

Article design

Features

Some new features introduced.

Read it later

Reading time

Newsletters

Journalist profiles

App like features

A mobile experience that feels like a native app (web app) incorporating aspects of design and web technologies provided by PWA (Progressive Web Apps).

Bottom navigation bar

Add to home screen

Tools

Update 2018

After introducing the new design in 2017, in 2018 I worked on an iteration with adjustments, improvements and new features.

Full case study

I wrote the full case study (in Spanish).

By pablomassa

UX Designer based in Uruguay. I work collaboratively with agencies, organizations, contractors, and artists to design and build digital products.