The scope of work includes:
- Track editor for the iPhone
- Track editor for the iPad
See attached screenshot for what the current editor looks like on the iPad. The iPhone version uses the same assets but is laid out differently.
I'm looking to replace the assets for all the UI elements with a much more polished and coherent set.
Note that I am not looking for any new 3D assets as part of this project. Only the user interface is being re-skinned.
The interaction model is unlikely to change much because our existing users are already very familiar with the way the editor works, but we would like to make the user interface much more attractive, especially to new users.
I will need a new app icon as well and will negotiate this separately with the selected designer. Please feel free to submit app icon ideas but it is officially not part of the deliverable.
I am interested in re-skinning other parts of the app too for a future release, but the focus is on revamping the track editor for the next release.
ADDITIONAL CLARIFICATION (added Feb 23):
1. We plan to continue using the system toolbar on the top and the system tab bar on the button. Improving the tab bar icons will be nice but not required. The overall design should be consistent with the standard iOS design language.
2. For usability reasons, please note that, where we use a text label for a button currently, we want to continue using so. In other words, please don't replace an existing text button (e.g. "Save") with an icon. Where we currently use both a text label and an icon (e.g. in the tab bar), we will want to continue using the same text label, but possibly with a new icon.
3. Clarifying the control panel icons:
a. helix -> This is a downward spiral that you might see on some rollercoasters. A cleaner looking spring icon might look good here.
b. corkscrew -> this is actually "banking" and should look more like a see-saw.
c. lightning bolt -> this is for controlling speed, so something that looks like a gas pedal/speedometer might be better.
d. shaded square -> this represents invisibility. We couldn't think of something better to represent invisibility. Maybe you can.
e. outline of a circle -> this represents a tunnel.
f. pedestal thingy -> this represents a support that holds up the track.