LopesEat

LopesEat

LopesEat

LopesEat emerged as a response to the critical issue of food insecurity among college students and job placement. With my dual insights as a college student, I took on the roles of a researcher, and product designer to develop a mobile application focused on providing solutions to these challenges.

LopesEat emerged as a response to the critical issue of food insecurity among college students and job placement. With my dual insights as a college student, I took on the roles of a researcher, and product designer to develop a mobile application focused on providing solutions to these challenges.

LopesEat emerged as a response to the critical issue of food insecurity among college students and job placement. With my dual insights as a college student, I took on the roles of a researcher, and product designer to develop a mobile application focused on providing solutions to these challenges.

Platform:

Mobile, Desktop

Platform:

Mobile, Desktop

Platform:

Mobile, Desktop

Role:

Product Designer, Researcher, COO

Role:

Product Designer, Researcher, COO

Role:

Product Designer, Researcher, COO

Date:

July 2022 – May 2023

Date:

July 2022 – May 2023

Date:

July 2022 – May 2023

Problem, Goals, and Research/Analysis

The Challenge:

Addressing the 40% of U.S. college students facing food insecurity.

Goals Set Out

  1. Enhance student well-being through nutritious meals

  2. Generate employment opportunities

  3. Ensure a seamless user experience

Research Insights

Through surveys, interviews, and focus groups with over 1000 participants, I gained valuable insights into the extent and nuances of food insecurity among students

Problem, Goals, and Research/Analysis

The Challenge:

Addressing the 40% of U.S. college students facing food insecurity.

Goals Set Out

  1. Enhance student well-being through nutritious meals

  2. Generate employment opportunities

  3. Ensure a seamless user experience

Research Insights

Through surveys, interviews, and focus groups with over 1000 participants, I gained valuable insights into the extent and nuances of food insecurity among students

Problem, Goals, and Research/Analysis

The Challenge:

Addressing the 40% of U.S. college students facing food insecurity.

Goals Set Out

  1. Enhance student well-being through nutritious meals

  2. Generate employment opportunities

  3. Ensure a seamless user experience

Research Insights

Through surveys, interviews, and focus groups with over 1000 participants, I gained valuable insights into the extent and nuances of food insecurity among students

Design & Implementation

Iterative Design Process:

Evolving from wireframes to prototypes, with continuous usability testing ensuring alignment with student needs.

UI/UX Milestones

  • Improved User Acquisition: Revamped UI/UX led to a 60% increase in user sign-ups.

  • Enhanced Security: Implemented a new barcode system for secure student ID verification.

  • Checkout Efficiency: Integrated multiple payment options to expedite the checkout process.

Pivoting Amidst COVID-19

Adapting to COVID-19: Transitioned to a dorm-based essentials delivery model, supporting quarantined students with vital supplies.

Feature Update: Order Tracking

Implemented real-time order tracking, enhancing transparency and user trust.

In Conclusion

LopesEat exemplifies empathy in design and agility in execution, evolving to meet student needs during the pandemic and beyond.


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