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Media Center SDK UX, Microsoft

Media Center SDK Best Practices

Microsoft chose Method to define the new standard for Vista Media Center partner branded experiences. As Microsoft worked to redesign their Software Developer Kit (SDK), I worked with other senior staff to design and present a range of identity explorations, user experiences and visual interface solutions for the platform that was to serve as a best practices approach for developing rich applications in Media Center. 

I created the name of a fictitious company, "Eko", that was to stage the platforms' new capabilities. Collaborating in the creation of interaction models/wireframes for the final product, I also created a visual design direction for the TV interface and assisted in the final design production. As a result of the success of this project, Method was recommended to Showtime Interactive as agency of choice for designing on this platform.

Date: 2006
Client: Microsoft Media Center
Role: Senior Designer
Tags: #Desktop, #TV