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I am in the process of building a new web app. We have hired a contract designer, and we are developing it ourselves. Our designer has been great, although not very experienced.
1) We are wondering if it is common or recommended to get external design expert opinions / reviews as some sort of "design audit", preferably from a proven / experienced designer. The purpose is to look at any design / user experience blind spots that we and our designer might have missed.
2) How do we structure the deliverable for such design review? e.g. for tech security review, the deliverable is pretty standard, 2-3 iterations, check against some checklist, and produce a risk assessment report. Since design opinions can be more subjective, how should we approach this so we know what to expect to get from the design expert.