Under the hood: UI/UX design

2013 was an amazing year. The company took some serious steps to gear up for the future and the team was expanded with 4 new people in 2013. One key decision was to hire a full-time UI/UX designer. Raquel joined our team in January 2013 and we asked her to share some of her thoughts on mobile UI/UX. Here’s what our First Lady at WebComrades said. Enjoy!

Making an app is more than just a pretty design. Don’t get me wrong: visualization is important, but what’s even more important is the user experience. Mobile users are impatient, so the first glimpse is all you have. The competition (+1.000.000 apps out and counting) is tough so here’s what we aim to accomplish at WebComrades.

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Amongst the big boys in San Francisco

Three years after launching the company, we’re catching press in New York, Chicago and last week: San Francisco & Palo Alto aka Bay Area just to name a few. That’s obviously great news and a relentless team effort. A few days after the publication below we got a call from local Antwerp press too. It seems you need to score overseas to disrupt the local media overhere. :)

So it’s with pride I’m sharing this press article in the San Francisco Examiner (web) and paper.

As a personal note to all entrepreneurs out there who got virtually kicked, bashed and looked-down by the big boys:

Saying NAY to naysayers, does pay off.

(And thanks a lot Filip De Clerck & Elisabeth van Nueten for the San Francisco snapshots!)