My first attempt at prototyping

Circa 2012

Prototyping is the most important tool of my trade at a business analyst/product designer today.

However, 5 years ago, I knew next to nothing about it.

At the time, I was working on a personal project and failing miserably in communicating my grand vision to remote developers. I tried explaining using examples of websites that I liked, but the end result was that the developers I was working with at the time ended up copying and pasting the designs exactly as shown.

I was frustrated.

So I decided to sketch out my vision.

The actual process of prototyping and talking about it with the developers ended up being so much fun. I was hooked. I was like: Hey! I kind of like this. I wonder if I could do this for a living?
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Today, I do this for a living.