Walt Disney World In-Room Technology Interface
The most magical app on earth. My company wanted to pitch our in-room tablet application for use in various Walt Disney World resorts. These apps would follow our basic framework, but with a signature Disney spin. I worked closely with our CTO to create a new welcome screen UI for the Animal Kingdom Lodge. We chose this resort because it’s rustic jungle theme presented the greatest challenge to incorporating technology in a seamless, non-intrusive way.
The welcome screen is personalized to every guest, with valuable information integrated from Disney’s existing mobile app. Guests are greeted by their own Disney avatar, and quick access to a detailed plan of their daily itinerary, as well as an image gallery of all their Disney Photopass experiences. Guests can also catch up on the latest news from across the resort and request specific guest services. The interface is meant to give guests all of basic information they need to plan out the most magical day possible.
Visually I wanted to incorporate several themes from the Animal Kingdom Lodge rooms, including the color palette, fonts, and tribal patterns. I continued this theme on the guest services landing screen as well, putting a unique spin on Intelity's existing interface. I also mocked up guest services screens for two other vastly different Disney resorts to show how the interface can be customized for use in any Disney property. The Grand Floridian yielded a regal, traditional color and font combination, while the Pop Century Resort called for a more retro, animated theme. In all, this project was a lot of fun.