Creating a project plan is the first step in the process after the source materials have been evaluated. Often project planning is ignored in favor of getting on with the work. project planning in saving time, money and problems. A client who encourages dialog at an early stage can help ensure that focus is placed on what matters most to them. Just as having no project plan is like trying to find your way in a strange city without a map, having a client that is versed in the planned process can be akin to having a guided tour of the same city by a local.
Designing is not just opening the design software and go straight to the project. There are important factors that we need to focus before getting to the project, for example; first researching the topic, finalizing your content, starting with simple sketches and getting several rounds of approval on designs. Gathering information is the first step of the graphic design process. When approached for a new job, we will sit with you and discuss the scope of the work. We will gather as much information as possible. Before moving into a software program, we will create some simple sketches of the layout of a piece and get it approved by you.
During this phase we are working with you on the site layout, design, and functionality. The wireframe is a very basic outline of your site. When the wireframe is approved, we can start doing the concept design of your site. This concept will be very close to what your final site will look like. The development phase we are taking the agreed upon graphical concept and turning it into a working website. Once we start the process of building your site, it's hard to make big changes, and would add extra time to the project. Make sure you fully review the graphical concept fully and tell us about any special functionality you expect from your site before this phase.