Steve Grove

Connecting people through software

Welcome!

Hi, I’m Steve. This is a brief collection of my work. As I designer, I believe the thought process on how you arrived at a decision can tell you much more about a person than just displaying the final product.…

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runcoach

runcoach (spelled lower case) is a training service that delivers dynamic workouts that are personalized based on your performance. Problem There are many training systems on the market. runcoach is unique in that they have a personalized, real-time training system…

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runcoach mobile

runcoach is a service that provides dynamic training plans based on your activity. Problem There are many apps that track your running. runcoach is unique in that they have a personalized, real-time training system that provides training as you workout…

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Walmart mobile payments

This project looks to see if we can improve the largest retailer’s mobile experience. Background There is a reported 97% mobile shopping card abandon rate. 41% of customers say checkout is too difficult for their devices. Walmart recently reported $10B  in revenue from…

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Plastic Jungle marketplace

Plastic Jungle is a service that allows consumers to exchange nearly any gift card for cash or store credit at other retailers, as well as a marketplace that buys and sells discount gift cards. You can read more here. Key Challenges…

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Rewards and loyalty mobile exchange

Context A big part of the promise of the Plastic Jungle gift card business is the ability to have a currency wallet and real-time exchange directly on your phone. Since the business digitized the gift cards, it allowed businesses to…

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Plastic Jungle payment exchange

Plastic Jungle’s marketplace business enables companies to turn nearly any gift card into cash. We bundled up this concept into a payment product and delivered it as a service to major retailers. Design Challenges Clear consumer benefits in the process…

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First experience with Box

Box.net is an amazing product and business. I spent some time walking through the process of signing up and then sharing a folder of files with a friend. In a work setting, I would love to run a baseline usability test…

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Sharing and uploading files on Box, a redesign

Sharing is core to the business of Box.net. The current application allows customers multiple ways to share files and folders of information in very powerful ways. Updating registration To get started with sharing, you’ll have to register. The current registration…

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eBay shopping experiences

eBay is an amazing company where just about anything can be bought and sold. However, one of the biggest product challenges is how to best design a shopping experience to be tailored to certain types of products and yet be…