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The Finer Years

IndyStar's digital guide to retirement living and elderly care

My Role

  • Interface mockups
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Browser tests
The Finer Years home screen


The Finer Years web application is an Indiana-based retirement living and elderly care guide. It was created as a supplement to the 'Life in the Middle' section of

Requirements Gathering

I collaborated with the project managers and developer to discuss business requirements, target users, and brainstorm the design/functionality. I examined other competitor websites to come up with the design concept while keeping in mind the target audience and business goals.

Design & Development

I created mockups to visualize the design and gain feedback from the digital team. After a couple of design iterations and approval from the team, I worked with the developer to build the website using HTML5, CSS3, and AngularJS.