It’s obvious as a product designer but not-so-obvious to those who’ve never built a digital application… you have to design EVERYTHING.
Every piece of content and element of the product needs a good taste of design and even the smallest bits and pieces need tender love and care.
What I like to do is to first build some low-fidelity mockups and designs and then add color and polish to get higher-fidelity.
And, as we move toward building it out in production, adding small (yet fun!) embellishments is always an option.
For instance, why not add a fun gif when you can? Like so:
Why wouldn’t you want something like this in your email confirmation screen?