Things to Help in the Design Process and Critical tasks of Interactive Design
What type of product is it?
Entertainment or a combination
What is the product?
Who is your target audience?
Age, education, technical ability, etc.
What are your goals for the product?
Increase sales, teach people to do math, etc.
What does the audience want to do?
What do you want them to do?
How should it work?
How should it look?
What should it do?
Where will it be used?
What is the delivery platform?
Create an inventory list of content.
Create an action list required to create/aquire this content.
Information Design/Information architecture
Create a guidance system to orient users
Design the navigation and access routes
Define what happens in each screen
Design controls for interaction
Create a storyboard and/or flowchart
Information Design means clarifying your communication goals and arrangeing your ideas into a design that serves those goals.
Create a seamless experience
Involve the viewer