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Mar - Apr 2020
(22 days)
Team
Emily Ho(Me), EunJi Lee
Role
User Research
Product Design
UX/UI Design
Visual Design
Good Together
Due to COVID-19, companies and school cancels events or proceed remotely, and Good Together is a platform for people to turn their passion into value and networking from everywhere. (This is a fellowship from Jumpstart)
Check Final Design → Here
Background & Process
This is a fellowship from Jumpstart, and it was post in LinkedIn, and we think this topic is related to our life because EunJi and I are graduating during this time. So we decide to take a try and find a way to solve this issue.

We both are from different time zones, EunJi was located in Korea and I was located in Taiwan during that time, so we make a plan for this collaborative project. We break down the project scopes and timelines, use Google Sheets to plan out our weekly processes and set up the tools that we are going to use (e.g. Slack, Figma, Trello, Miro, Photoshop & Illustrator), to work on this project.
Problem
The impact of COVID-19 on canceled internships for Students
COVID-19 has led to career fairs and campus events getting canceled everywhere, leaving students searching for new ways to connect with companies virtually. We’ve heard from thousands of students that they’re worried about what summer experiences they’ll be able to show potential employers in the fall.
Research
What do students really needs?
According to an online survey we proceeded, 68.4% of 48 student respondents look for rich information and opportunities to connect with their dream companies during the pandemic.
 Respondents have used LinkedIn as the most common social network 
service, and Zoom as the most common video conferencing service.


Most respondents haven’t met their needs by using those platforms. Because each platform like LinkedIn and Zoom has different purposes. For example, LinkedIn focuses on the social network, and Zoom focuses on virtual conferencing. The differences cause constraints, low accessibility, and an unsmooth flow to respondents.

Relevant Findings
Students difficulty finding job opportunities, looking for rich information about the job fair event, and hard to network with industry professionals.
Approach
How might we create a platform for students to network with the industry
We want to help these students and the rest of the community by creating new opportunities, so we want to create a real-time tool that have better experience for student to find jobs.

This platform will provide social network service and video conferencing service at the same time to help students get more opportunities to network with the industry.

The feature will include 1 : 1 interview, real-time feedback, events, highlighter, comments, and display key event moments for people who were unable to participate

Final Design
Feature Breakdown & Visual Details
We based on our user interview and user testing feedback and decide to make this product with the features of 1: 1 interview, real-time feedback, online events, note-taking, and display key event moments for people who were unable to participate in it. Here is the final design and feature breakdown:

Takeaway
Teamwork in Different Timezones
This is my first time working on a project with the partner from a different location and time zone, and we had a great time collaborating together. We set up a time for daily sync, and assign tasks for each one to work on during these 22 days.

We submit our project and luckily got an email back that we have a chances to present our works to Jumpstart. (remember we both are screaming together on the Zoom when we receive the email).

Even though in the end our idea didn't get selected, but I'm still really enjoying the working experience with EunJi, and love to get a chance to work with her.