All our websites at JH Specialty were built on a proprietary CMS framework called Wombat Juice. We desperately needed a dashboard design, so I asked several of our users what features would make managing their sites easier. I also talked with the dev team about notifications that would help our clients stay up to date on site security and updates.
Before the Updates
A blank page. So welcoming.
So much better. The design quickly helps the user see new contact form submissions on a standard site, and points out new orders on an eCommerce site.
Besides the dashboard, I continually worked on designing new things from our feature backlog during my time at JH. If you want to explore a few of those features, take a look at this Invision project.