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Vincent Wong3,330 Points
Would LOVE some critique on the design and UX of a new site I just made
I’ve been trying to improve my design and UI skills, so I remade an old site to make it more responsive and UX friendly. I’d love to hear some constructive criticism and feedback:
here’s the link: https://eliteshowcase.herokuapp.com/ (it might take a while to load initially since its free on Heroku atm)
and here’s my code: https://github.com/wingyu/eliteshowcase
I used Ruby on Rails, which is probably overkill, but i’d thought it'd be good practice.
Shane He7,618 Points
Hello Vincent. overall it looks nice and professional. I wish the text was a bit easier to read. the white thin sharp text on the black background is really hard to read. maybe try the background with a medium grey. that'll also give your site more contrast while the top nav bar remains black.
Looks really good. I wish i was a designer :(. The only small issue I could find is that the submenu that appears when hovering over About, the border-bottom in the links make the list move slightly and I wouldn't have thought that should happen..
Tyler Groskreutz14,793 Points
I would try using buttons with a color that stands out to help move users through the site. You could likely use the yellow. To get the best user feedback is to either pay for user tests on usertesting.com or they have a free version that you can use three times a month called peek. That can be found at peek.usertesting.com. The downfall to the free version is that you don't get to target specific users and they don't complete specific objectives that you set up for them (look at portfolio website piece, fill out the contact form, etc.).