Web Design Process

These steps help to explain what you can expect when I design your new website. I am using my client The Hill Center for World Studies to help show you my process. View The Hill Center for World Studies portfolio page.

Discover/Research Phase

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Initial communication or meeting with client to consult them about important planning procedures.

Discussion will lead to project cost estimates.





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See image of original HCWS website



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I will help you to establish Strategies and Goals as a means to fulfill your mission- Determine stock photography needs, if any.
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See sample Goals list

Client provided answers to this questionnaire. We discussed the answers.


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I will establish your Information Site Architecture
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See sample Information Site Architecture list
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I will create Wireframes for navigation, featured or focus areas, content, and useability from page to page
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See sample Wireframe


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I will consider Usability guidelines for your target audience
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What are usability guidelines

The prevalent use of pdf files was important for users to be able to print out previous workshop information. See pdf list.

Look and Feel Design Phase

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I will create two main and two sub page designs

-Posting of designs online for client to review
-Phone/Email correspondence with client to discuss feedback of graphics
-Additional graphic revisions based upon client feedback
-Posting online final graphics for final approval and correspondence
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Website Production Phase

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-Client must provide me with website content provided in digital format.
-I will post HTML/CSS production files to my testing server for client to review
-Optimize final graphics
-Make sure that and Stock Photography images used for website are properly bought and licenced by client before website launches.
-Browser Testing on different platforms/browsers

-I will include SEO metatags, descriptions and recommendations for improved search engine visibility
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See sample stock photography resource list.

Client provided great quality photos for this project, so I did not have to research stock photography.

Launch Phase

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I will upload final HTML files to client's server



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See FINAL live website

Post-launch Maintenance
-I'm available to maintain website following website launch for an additional hourly rate. Maintenance Policy >