I had a big win at work last week! I can’t show you because it is something I did at work and I’m not allowed to share it but I can tell you about it.
I recently ran three rounds of tree testing using Treejack. I managed the process from start to finish myself and was responsible for; designing the activities, building them, recruiting participants, analyzing and interpreting the results and writing and designing the report. This was my first ever report where I was responsible for more than just making it look pretty - last year I was a grad.
I handed it in and my manager told me that my analysis rivaled that of an EL2 and that the average EL1 would struggle to produce one like it! I was very surprised since it was my first one!
The report I wrote found its way to someone whom I really admire and I’ll be happy if I’m ever half as brilliant as she is. I found out a few days ago that my report is being widely used as an example of a best practice usability evaluation report by a business area other than my own that is heavily populated with designers.
It’s a big win for me because I’m at the very beginning of my career and this exposure will open up opportunities to work on diverse projects and help me to build up my experience.