Heroic Labs develops cloud infrastructure for games. This includes all the network services required to handle social, competitive, and multiplayer features. Humbled with tons of Y-Combinator buzz, they needed to bring their platform’s user experience up to par with learnings that surfaced during their MVP launch. That, and the promise a newly refreshed brand made it the perfect time to launch new features.
Lucky for us they understood that the user experience went beyond what a brand manual can do. If they wanted to expand the capabilities of their code source management dashboard, they needed to address some major UX friction points. The new dashboard must be designed to empower developers and put them control by letting them to monitor, inspect diagnose and debug their live games.