- By implementing a new design and IA, we were able to get a better result in the bouncing rate and number of users. It has been confirmed again that viewing from the user's perspective has strong consequences.
Date: 2016 ~ 2019 Main Purpose: job matching program web platform My Contribution: Project Management UX Design Web Design Web Development
As a product manager and software engineer, I built and improved Startupinternz from scratch. Korean startups often find it difficult to find suitable candidates. Job applicants, on the other hand, find it difficult to obtain useful information about startups. Startupinternz was created to solve this lack of information on both sides, as an educational program that could help college students work with startups that best matched their abilities and character.
Also, I implemented a core algorithm of the matching service for Startupinternz users. First, I researched to understand which factor most influences users' decisions when they seek jobs, and it is found out that 'cultural fit' is the underlying interest users most value. The work process from research, programming, and multiple iterations has ultimately improved the general user experience of Startupinternz as the applicants who used this matching algorithm showed higher retention rates than students who had not.
Based on the lean startup methodology, I made a one-page website -- a minimum viable product -- to collect additional user feedback. I developed the website further, into a personalized web application, then into an admin application which helped the platform become scalable through automating its administrative functions. As a result, Startupinternz has expanded over the years into a popular platform for both startups and potential employees, hosting 43 offline workshops in four years and helping 486 (and counting) applicants successfully begin their careers at various startups. The project taught me the entire iterative process, from ideation to implementation, then to deployment. It was also an opportunity for me to develop a scalable platform by applying lean startup methodology to an actual product.
It is my last project at Oeclab. I fixed the bouncing rate issue of startupintern.com by making modifications to rearrange information and apply new designs.
For specialization, the Startupinternz team designed the website and features, and I participated as a developer.
Startupcampus has been renamed Startupinternz. I have implemented a multi-page website that offers more functionality by reflecting customer feedback and internal feedback. The first landing page showed the information the audience needed, and the other pages provided more detailed information. It provided the functions needed to operate a ‘Startupinternz’ training program, including applying, submitting assignments, and reading reference materials. Also, the administration has been able to manage schedule programs, references, and Q & As.
A website for applicants of the ‘Startupcampus’ program which was a new business of Oeclab corp. I worked with Ruby on Rails away from LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) I skilled. I started with a simple one-page website, as Lean Startup theory. I minimized the development resources by leveraging Dropbox's file request feature.