The Lir

Web Design & Software Development A new experience for Ireland's National Academy of Dramatic Art

Client The Lir Academy - Trinity College
Completed January 2020
Timeline 12 weeks
Website thelir.ie

What we did

User Experience
Web Design
Web Development
Software Development

The Lir Academy is Ireland’s National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin offering a range of postgraduate, undergraduate and short courses in theatre related subjects. We partnered with the college to redesign their full site and close a gap in the student application process.

The UX Design Process

Our strategy for the redesign was simple. "Put the student first". With this in mind, we shared a wide range of initial concepts for the website, from experimental to expected, finally settling on a mixture of both.

Lacking from their previous website was the ability for students to apply for courses online. We put together a student application user experience strategy, which took their ideal student and dissected how they might apply for a course through the new website. With that in mind, we build from the ground up, The Lir's perfect application feature which also allows online payments, pay in instalments, booking accommodation etc...