Project 4

SEE THE FLASH ANIMATION!

NUMERO 6: A person looking for romance in an online dating service.



PACT:
People:
  • singles
  • mostly 18 - 40, can exceed
  • men and women
  • interested in romance/partner
  • all sexual orientations
  • all cultures

Activities:
  • previous dating
  • choice to move to online
  • personality tests
  • compaitibility
  • networking
  • introducing
  • exchange/communicating

Context:
  • online
  • virtual possibly leading to reality
  • communication between profiles

Technologies:
  • internet
  • online server
  • profile
  • matchmaking program


PERSONA:
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Chad R. Francis
  • Average 'bro'
  • Male
  • 24
  • Single
  • Drinker, non-smoker
  • Lives in own apartment in Delaware
  • Loves music (Dave Matthews, Incubus, Jack Johnson)
  • Avid Ultimate Frisbee player
  • Has a dog named Fresh
  • Couldn't dance if his life depended on it
  • Good dating record
  • Friends all have serious relationships
  • Tired of chasing girls, wants a long term relationship
  • Interested in physical appearance as well as a good personality
  • Interested in attraction and emotional connection
  • Not interested in cougars

Motivations:
  • Lonliness/need for companion
  • Looking to settle down
  • Bored/need of change

Goals:
  • Find a good match
  • Establish a long-term relationship




ROLE PLAYING

Before online:
  • Bar/club scene
    • dress up
    • spend money on cab/entry
    • buy drinks
    • chat/talk/meet
    • dance
    • acception/rejection
    • name and number swap
  • Blind date
    • friend hookup
    • dress up
    • spend money
    • dinner/movie
    • talk
    • find out about eachother
    • result/decision

Online:
  • signed up for eHarmony.com
    • Free registration
    • Locating
    • Grouping/dividing
    • Personality survey - completion %
    • Physical appearance
    • Education/status/income
    • Religion/politics
    • Trait scales
    • Important issues for me
    • Distance and traits of matches
    • Passions and hobbies
    • Preferences and goals
  • Chad's Reports! (hilarious)
  • Chad's Responses! (hilarious-er)