Compared to other UX Design Docs, thedesign brief is larger. There is more text because the design brief document solidifies the scope of the webapp-designing project.
The design brief includes the following sections:
- project overview
- purpose or mission
- project goals
- target audience
- project objectives
- constraint mitigation
- actions_user takes
- design imperatives
- design outcomes
- success measurements
- history of use case
- solution analysis
While, the design brief has many sections, the text of each section should be concise.
All of the sections combine and help the stakeholders focus of a clear understanding of the project, especially its goal and intended scope.
The design brief also serves as a guiding reference for the entire design team. The design brief is intended to be a Regular reference that helps maintain consistency and relevance through-out the design and development process.
example design brief: "Design Brief: QuickStudy Education Application"
[This design brief will guide the development of QuickStudy, ensuring a user-centric, educational webapp that enhances learning through interactive quizzes.]
Create an intuitive, mobile-friendly education webapp called QuickStudy. The app's core functionality is to present educational concepts to users and then assess their understanding through interactive quizzes. The goal is to offer a seamless and efficient learning experience for various subjects.
purpose or mission
Develop a user-friendly interface for quick navigation and learning.
Present concepts in a clear and engaging manner using multimedia.
Implement a quiz feature to evaluate users' comprehension.
Enable users to track their progress and revisit previous concepts.
Risks and benefits, planned solutions, and sketches.
Mobile-responsive design for seamless use across devices.
Integration of a backend system to store user progress and quiz results securely.
Optimal loading times for a smooth user experience.
Prioritize a minimalist design approach with a visually appealing color scheme and typography for easy reading. Utilize intuitive iconography and a straightforward layout to enhance usability. Ensure the quiz section is interactive and enjoyable, encouraging users to assess their knowledge regularly.