Core Design Process
How many phases are part of the Core Process and what are they?
1. Define the Project
2. Develop site structure
3. Design the Visual Interface
4. Build and Integrate
5. Launch and Beyond
What is “Scope Creep” and how can you prepare for it?
Scope Creep is the gradual growth of a project. Small additional request that keep adding up. In the beginning of the project with a new client, set up a schedule, deliverables, and process to keep on track.
What are the two ways to combat content delay?
Set up a content delivery plan or hire on content manager
What does the “QA” in QA testing stand for?
What do the authors mean when they refer to “Smart Design?”
Smart design is a balancing and organizing of needs.
Research what the site is needed for and who it’s audience is. Gather all info needed to put it together and organize such that it is easy and clear to navigate through.
It should be aesthetically pleasing to the audience and complementary to the subject matter.
What does the word “Discovery” refer to?
The process of learning about your site. 1) Gathering info 2)Understand the audience. 3)n Analyzing the industry 4) Understanding discovery
Give me a couple examples of “good client” attributes and “red flag client” warning signs.
A good client is thoughtful in answering the Client Survey and has a team orientated approach.
A red-flag client may have unrealistic timelines and try to rush to get it up quick. They don’t feel out the survey.
Understanding your Audience
What is an audience profile? What is another name for it?
Audience profile or Audience demographic…. age, gender, online frequency, connection speed, surfing habits, web savviness, type of browser and computer, where they live
Name some of the things you need to analyze when determining an audience’s capabilities?
speed of connection, browser, window size, how web savvy they are.