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Designing Digital Products for Kids

Deliver User Experiences That Delight Kids, Parents, and Teachers

Authors: Cantuni, Rubens

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  • Understand how to approaching designing products for kids, while thinking about the ethics of screentime and sensitivity of content 
  • Study the industry as it stands, including all the major players and existing products
  • Learn about your diverse and complex target audience which includes the kids, the parents and then educators
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  • Due: November 24, 2020
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-6289-4
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About this book

Childhood learning is now more screen-based than ever before, and app developers are flocking in droves to this lucrative and exciting market. The younger generation deserves the best, and growing up in a digital world has made them discerning and demanding customers. Creating a valuable user experience for a child is as complex and involved as when designing a typical app for an adult, if not more, and Designing Digital Products for Kids is here to be your guide.

Author and designer Rubens Cantuni recognizes the societal importance of a high-quality and ethical app experience for children. There is room for significant improvement in this space, and Cantuni helps you optimize it. Designing Digital Products for Kids walks hopeful developers through digital product design—including research, concept, design, release, marketing, testing, analyzing, and iterating—all while aiming to build specifically for children.

Industry experts and their real-world advice are showcased in this book, along with careful advice for the ethics that go along with this unique market. These tips include complex needs regarding mental development, accessibility, conscious screen time limits, and content sensitivity. Children, parents, and teachers alike are hungry for more thoughtful players in the kids’ app space, and Designing Digital Products for Kids is your ticket to successfully developing and educating for the future. 


What You Will Learn
  • Design platforms specifically for children, to entertain and educate them
  • Work with a complex audience of parents, teachers and kids
  • Understand how different monetization strategies work in this industry and why 

Who This Book Is ForUser experience designers, UI designers, product owners, teachers and educators, startup founders. The range of topics is so wide that anyone interested or involved in digital products could find something interesting to learn.

About the authors

Rubens Cantuni is an Italian digital product designer with 15 years of experience across two continents. Winner of an Emmy Award in the “Outstanding Interactive” category, a Webby Award nomination, and several Parents' Choice Awards and Teachers’ Choice Awards with his work on digital products for children. His experience spans from agencies to startups to big corporations, covering multiple design roles for a wide variety of clients in different industries. He also writes about design on Medium and Builtin.com and has past experience as a character designer and illustrator, freelancing for many companies worldwide.


 

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-6287-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: November 24, 2020
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-6289-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Please be advised Covid-19 shipping restrictions apply. Please review prior to ordering

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Designing Digital Products for Kids
Book Subtitle
Deliver User Experiences That Delight Kids, Parents, and Teachers
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Rubens Cantuni
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-6287-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-6287-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-6289-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 257
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations, 107 illustrations in colour
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