Cook time

The social network for lovers of culinary skills. With the help of the cooktime app, users get access to an extensive database of recipes, improve skills in cooking, share recipes with other users, get ratings and reviews from experienced chefs.

Since 2014 - 2015
Tasks

Design an application that will improve users ' skills in cooking. Minimizes the process of learning recipes, will focus the user on the most basic. Design an interactive and step-by-step cooking process.

Research

To solve the tasks, we conducted interviews and analysis of the user audience.
As a result, we received four groups of representatives who have different problem points, goals, and needs. For most users, it is essential to have access to an extensive database of recipes, flexible search options, as well as a detailed view of recipes.

Prototyping

I took into account the needs of representatives of different target groups and based on the data obtained during the analysis, created a prototype of the mobile application.

Design
Autorization

Cooktime is an extensive database of different recipes along with a social network. Each user has to have a personal profile to unlock all functions. Just enter your email and password.

Main section

The entry point to the application is the ribbon with recipes. Users can see popular recipes all over the service as well as people's recipes, to which they are subscribed.

Social activity

One of the main functions is a social activity. Users share recipes, leave comments, and likes. Each user has access to the activity feed on which he subscribed.

Adding recipe

Users can add their recipes and share them with others. The process of adding divides on three steps, that enable not to miss important details of the recipe.

Profiles

Each profile includes necessary information, personal publications, collections of saved recipes, achievements, account settings, list of purchased recipes. Exclusive recipes are rare recipes from famous chefs that the user can exchange for personal achievements or buy.