dCS

Designing a cohesive mobile app experience.

PURPOSE
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dCS came to Versed with a need to recreate its flagship mobile application's (Mosaic) digital experience.  Mosaic is a critical customer touchpoint as it powers dCS' full portfolio of extremely high-end audio products. 

The new app experience had to be highly usable, scalable to support a multitude of varying physical product experiences, language configurations, features and functions, and easy to maintain from a PDLC-perspective. Most importantly, it had to be ready for core development in 6 weeks.

Services
Brand Strategy
Product Design
Physical / IoT Strategy

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www.dcsaudio.com

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PROCESS
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Needless to say, to tackle a product design challenge of this level of sophistication in 6 weeks, there's no time to dawdle. We double timed our way through brand, product, and audience research and moved into concept lo-fidelity prototyping within the first week of our project schedule.

Through highly effective collaboration amongst Versed creative and dCS product and technical teams, we were able to shake loose a transformative navigation schema that vastly improved content organization, usability, and efficiency in task execution. 

From there, Versed moved into developing a robust design system chock full of standardized, aesthetically elegant, and brand-tailored components ready to be rapidly implemented into product UI. Through atomic composition of Mosaic components, dCS engineers were positioned to rapidly produce key product experience pages within the app.

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dCS has been a dream partnership. Not only do we share a love for music, but also a passion for creating high quality product experiences.

Bill Knight

Creative Lead

PAYOFF
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When the smoke cleared, and project day 43 came and went, Versed delivered dCS an end-to-end comprehensive product design experience comprised of a new navigation schema, content and feature hierarchy, and a newly minted visual design language. Additionally, dCS product resources were positioned with a new design system that was highly scalable, yet practically maintainable.

The new product launch was a resounding success, both qualitatively and quantitatively, creating a more connected product experience for dCS customers, and positioning Mosaic for a much improved product evolution moving forward.

dCS is the world’s premier developer of hi-fidelity digital-to-analog converters (DAC), and has been shaping the future of digital audio for more than 30 years.

PRODUCTS SUPPORTED

6+

VERSED PARTNERSHIP

12yr

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