Tools

Ideation

  • Paper + Pen / Pencil / Sharpie
  • Whiteboard
  • Post-its
  • MindNode (Mindmapping)
  • Google Docs
  • Any word processor
  • iPad Pro 9.7" + Paper by 53
  • Brain Writing vs Brainstorming
  • Pocket - (Capturing random inspiration, #inspiration)

Design

  • Sketch
    • Plugins
      • Craft - Various invaluable tools for enabling rapid design creation and iteration with visual and copy assets, integration with Invision prototyping, and more.
      • Launchpad by Anima - Auto Layout for Sketch
      • Distributor - Precise distribution between layers
      • User Flows - Generate User Flows documentation showing connections between screens, plus conditions

Prototyping

  • InVision
  • Principle
  • Atomic
  • Framer
  • Flinto
  • AfterEffects

User Research

  • SurveyMonkey.com
  • TypeForm.com
  • Google Hangouts
  • In-person Interviews
  • UserTesting.com
  • VerifyApp.com
  • UsabilityHub.com

Specs

  • Invision
  • Zeplin