Determining the features necessary for each type of user (Hands-off Host and Pay-as-you-go Host), and creating the sitemap for each of them.
Structuring the dashboard to bubble up relevant information and provide easy access to all information. After trying different approaches, we arrived at a card-based approach, that is flexible and improves accessibility.
Extending Hostmaker’s Visual Language to a UI Style Guide for Functional Interfaces. The key consideration was to create UI that felt familiar and natural, so there would be almost no learning curve for the user.