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Signing Up for the New Mándalo* Debit Card

*Name changed for company's discretion

Creating an easier debit card on boarding process for Mándalo Users

I worked on a team of 4 where I was in charge of redesigning the onboarding and editing process for Mándalo's new debit card feature. I created surveys, conducted interviews, and made high fidelity prototypes.
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Mándalo, a Chicago-based startup, is an international money transferring service that allows users to send money abroad to family, friends, and employees. Their goal is to give everyone the power to manage their money effortlessly, starting with those who need it the most.


They recently launched a debit card banking product and wanted to better learn how users were reacting to the product and identify opportunities for improvement to increase the number of users who fund their accounts


After interviewing users from 3 buckets (Mándalo users, Mándalo card holders, Mándalo waitlist card users), we noticed a common trend of people being confused about the benefits of using this debit card over others, and they couldn't seem to make edits on their account. 


Affinity Map

An affinity map was completed that gathered common themes in interviewee replies. Taking a closer look at 2 themes, people wanted to be able to update personal information and wanted a way to understand what the card does.

I want to be able to update my personal info

It doesn't allow us to edit the address

Applied for the card but has a problem when changing the address

sign up was easy until you need to make changes

Asked us to update his number 

I don't understand the value of having this debit card

Confused about the added value of a debit card

Card has not added substantial value

Has not funded because has been lazy

Used it in the beginning and stopped because ran out of money

Journey Map

We created a before and after journey map to see the positives and negatives of the whole process for the users. We came to the conclusion that the on boarding process could use better practices such as making it concise and adding a progress meter.

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Feature Prioritization Matrix

After speaking to the stakeholders and Mándalo users, we came up with a feature prioritization matrix. This is based on what the users would like to see, and what the company would be able to do, time and expense wise. We tried to complete most of the high impact, low effort/expense, these benefits are most likely to be executed and favor the users. 

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Onboarding Changes

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Emphasis on the variety of identifications you can use

A bar to encourage you to scroll down and read about the features

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Clears up the confusion on what "get paid 2 days earlier" means

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Added a progress bar for better practice

Combined pages to make the process more concise 

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Created a "review" page

"Editing" Wireframes

On Boarding
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Home Page
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Next Steps

If given the time to continue this project for my client, I would first put aside more ​time to interview more users. This would help me find pain points in the on boarding process for users. I would also continue to add features that were higher in my priority list and going on to conduct usability testing to see if they're beneficial or not. 

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