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@EllenHRose

Ellen Rose

Ellen Rose 2019

Outlet

App Design

Date

Work in Progress

What I'm Doing

User interviews, graphic design, UX

Inspired by User Interviews

“Journalists need a creative outlet. The media industry and the people who work for it are at a weird moment right now and we need to connect with one another outside of buttoned-up LinkedIn.”

Melissa Fares, Journalist

About

We see play and work as existing on opposite ends of the spectrum, but in Outlet, they collide.

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Outlet was inspired by journalists, but can be applied to other kinds of professionals. It’s an industry-specific app that uses creativity—in the form of word games and drawing games to lower the barrier for people to connect. It’s LinkedIn but with a playground.

You choose from games, to be played with a partner or within a group, and there is always the chance to chat. This is a first-name, no-titles environment

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