When you create a brand new product, enter an existing market, or innovate on past successes, user research is a powerful tool to gather insights from users and build the right thing.
We’ve been entirely redesigning the Chicagoist identity and product with Chance The Rapper. We can’t talk about it yet but it’s going to be great! As part of our work with Chance, we also created a site for the 2019 Chicago alderman election.
AE Studio is putting us in the best possible position. I was most impressed with how quickly they were able to get tasks done even when they were super complicated and took a heavy-lift. They always delivered.
Chicago residents in the city in less than 5 days
We planned over 40 user interviews in less than 5 days in Chicago, drawing insights for the business model & product development next steps.
nJoy is a retail-tech app that connects local retailers with customers and travellers. Throughout a 3 month long, we have had over 200 conversations with business owners and employees in the retail, luxury and hospitality world. This in depth research and insights lead to closing our first contract with a major luxury hotel, as well as bring nJoy through another successful round of funding.
The team at AE Studio allowed us to quickly get in front of users and secure our first strategic partnership. They were able to get up to speed on our complex product in record time, while iterating on our first version by constantly collecting user feedback.
conversations with retail owners & employees
We met over 100 business owners, managers & employees over a period of 3 months, leading to closing a contract with a leading hotel for a unique retail experience and implementing user feedback directly in the app and program.
üNiFi is an innovative cryptocurrency platform that allows users to borrow, lend and earn interest on their crypto. We've been designing the üNiFi website, as well as running a full user research project. Collecting feedback from users in the cryptocurrency space allowed us to think strategically in order to build the next iteration of the product.
We were super impressed by the team's at AE Studio. Their ability to listen to our ideas, build our website quickly and iterate on it by collecting honest, unbiased feedback from potential users in just a matter of days definitely helped us build the right thing!
cryptocurrency users over a 2-week project
We were able to meet over 10 users with a diverse level of expertise towards cryptocurrency/blockchain and based in 3 countries.
Our product designers are highly collaborative and make your ideas into products users love.
Former Amazon PM & designer with 8+ years of experience building products for start-ups pre- and post-acquisition as well as larger companies.
8+ years Product Design and Management experience creating modern digital products for the web, Android, and iOS. Worked with many start-ups as well as Fortune 500 companies. Built several apps which grew to millions of users.
Multidisciplinary designer & product manager who co-founded a text and voice-based startup using NLP & ML and successfully ran a remote creative agency focused on helping SMBs and startups.