Nick Grant

DESIGN TECHNOLOGIST

User Experience Design

Wizdom

Problem Statement People like the elderly have difficulty with staying connected during the pandemic. This can be resolved with a mobile application that establishes a buddy system. The service will match the users who will answer a daily prompt and stay connected through the use of asynchronous voice messages. Inspiration ...
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Adaptive Force Game Controller

In Spring 2020, a team of researchers at New York University partnered with a client in the accessible gaming community to develop an Xbox video game controller. The team consisted of Nick Grant, Zane Sicadsicad, Saki Asakawa, and Jose Hernandez. In my role, I served as the lead designer and ...
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Accessibility Case Study: Pokémon GO

Problem Statement People like visually impaired users have difficulty with basic Pokémon GO functionality, such as utilizing the visual map, capturing Pokémon, and reading information. This can be resolved by adding text-to-speech functionality, lists of locations with distances, greater audio cues, and a voice command system. We know we’re right ...
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Microsoft Visual Studio Code

In Spring 2020, a team of researchers at New York University partnered with Microsoft to improve the Live Share feature in Visual Studio Code. The team consisted of me, Amy Hu, Ellen Shiu, and Muhan Guo. Microsoft Live Share helps users to quickly collaborate on the same codebase without the ...
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