Spark Systems is the first high tech solution provider for institutional forex trading that is originated in Asia.
The company had established a desktop platform and wanted to build cross-platform experiences. As an independent designer, I had the opportunity to partner with T+ Interactive and the company in-house team to design and develop the mobile app of its early product in 2018-2019. The target users of this app are institutional forex traders from Hedge Fund Firms, Corporate Treasuries, and International Banks.
The Focus of Case Study
- How does mobile app differ from desktop?
I’ll go into detail about the impact on the product design.
- Flexibility vs Usability trade-off
This trade-off happens when we try to make our product flexible to serve different needs. But flexibility has a cost in terms of usability: the product is generally more difficult to use.
- Designing for Error: Prevention and Recovery
As the saying goes, to err is human. People do make mistakes, and people tend to call it “human error” – or is it? In the context of high volume trading, however, a small mistake can be devastating. What can we do as a designer?
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