Autodesk Seek - to be the one-stop CAD product search and download application for architects and designers on the web. While users were excited and hopeful that Autodesk Seek would solve their content problems they still found the site to be missing the tools they needed to find content.


Key responsibilities included: usability research, interaction design, information architecture and visual design. Managed small team of UX designers and UI developers.


  • Conducted user research including usability studies with architects, using Camtasia and Goto Meeting.

  • Compiled enhancement wish-lists from team leads and merged this with results from my research and heuristic review.

  • Iterated on the design and presented solutions to the product team.

  • Managed and resolved conflicting priorities and needs that existed between engineering, content ops and product management. Scoped and prioritized feature list accordingly. 

  • Built a prototype and conducted more user testing.

  • Authored and managed user stories in JIRA.

  • Delivered interaction and visual design. 

  • Final usability testing results showed deeper user satistfaction resulting in large increase in downloads.

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